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Erika Augustine: Battling Batten Disease

Erika Augustine: Battling Batten Disease

Erika F. Augustine, M.D., assistant professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, is just one of the #3000Researchers at URMC working on cures. She is currently conducting clinical trials for new drugs that could help patients with Batten disease live longer, better lives. 

CTSI in the News

CTSI in the News

A reporter from the Rochester Business Journal recently caught up with CTSI co-director Karl Kieburtz, M.D., M.P.H., to talk about what the CTSI has been up to in the past 10 years.

Supplemental Funding from the NIH Promotes Diversity in Research

Supplemental Funding from the NIH Promotes Diversity in Research

The National Science Foundation has shown that individuals from certain racial and ethnic groups are greatly underrepresented in health sciences across the nation. Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Institutes of Health are designed to create a pipeline for under-represented individuals to careers in health sciences. 

“mPower”-ing Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

“mPower”-ing Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Ray Dorsey, M.D., one of 3000 researchers at URMC working on cures, discusses his research involving a smartphone application that helps assess symptoms of Parkinson’s disease patients from the comfort of their own homes.

REDCap Tip of the Month: Leveraging the Codebook

REDCap Tip of the Month: Leveraging the Codebook

REDCap projects often have multiple stakeholders, each with a different area of interest for the project and with varying REDCap proficiencies. Read on to find out how to leverage REDCap's Codebook to allow stakeholders to quickly view and follow a variable name, field label, branching logic, and field attributes for each and every variable in your project.