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A Changing of the Guard for UR CTSI Translational Biomedical Sciences PhD Program

A Changing of the Guard for UR CTSI Translational Biomedical Sciences PhD Program

Timothy D. Dye, Ph.D. is stepping down as the director of the UR CTSI’s Translational Biomedical Science PhD program after five very successful years. He will be succeeded by Edwin van Wijngaarden, Ph.D., a highly experienced educator and mentor, starting July 1.

New KL2 Awardees Tackle Hypertension, GI Health and Suicide Prevention

New KL2 Awardees Tackle Hypertension, GI Health and Suicide Prevention

A new crop of budding research faculty are about to kick off their UR CTSI-funded KL2 projects, which range in focus from suicide prevention to novel ways to assess intestine function and cardiac health.

UR CTSI Opens New Space to Study Infusion Therapies at URMC

UR CTSI Opens New Space to Study Infusion Therapies at URMC

The new Clinical Research Infusion Center is a specialized extension of the UR CTSI’s existing Clinical Research Center that provides a safe space for researchers to test new infusion drugs - particularly for COVID-positive patients. 

UR CTSI Incubator Project Leads to NEW Brain Aging Center at URMC

UR CTSI Incubator Project Leads to NEW Brain Aging Center at URMC

Feng Vankee Lin, Ph.D., R.N., lead investigator of the new Network for Emotional Well-Being Brain Aging Research Center credits a 2017 UR CTSI Incubator grant for helping lay the foundation for the new center.

UR CTSI Funding Leads to New Grant for Childhood Tooth Decay Prevention App

UR CTSI Funding Leads to New Grant for Childhood Tooth Decay Prevention App

URMC researchers are building on previous funding from the UR CTSI to develop a smartphone app that can detect and prevent severe tooth decay in underserved kids and improve their overall well-being.