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Vaping Linked to Higher Risk of Self-Reported COPD Diagnosis

Vaping Linked to Higher Risk of Self-Reported COPD Diagnosis

A new study challenges e-cigarette companies’ claims that vaping is a safe alternative to smoking by demonstrating a link between vaping and higher risk of self-reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Increasingly Interconnected: Mapping Research Collaborations at UR

Increasingly Interconnected: Mapping Research Collaborations at UR

For nearly a decade, the UR CTSI has mapped faculty research collaborations at the University of Rochester to inform the institution’s efforts to foster collaborative science. It’s time again to collect that data and UR CTSI leaders are urging UR faculty to take a ten-minute survey.

Continued CDC-Funding Allows Deaf Health Research to Expand Beyond Rochester

Continued CDC-Funding Allows Deaf Health Research to Expand Beyond Rochester

With renewed funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the UR CTSI’s National Center for Deaf Health Research will expand its programming to Buffalo and Syracuse.

DEAF ROC: Building Collaborations between Deaf and Hearing Scientists

DEAF ROC: Building Collaborations between Deaf and Hearing Scientists

The second biennial DEAF ROC conference, held at URMC this August, brought together Deaf and hearing scientists to help them navigate and build collaborations.

Spike Patterns May Help Identify Networks Generating Epileptic Seizures

Spike Patterns May Help Identify Networks Generating Epileptic Seizures

Patients with epilepsy can spend days or weeks undergoing highly invasive pre-surgical evaluation. But a UR CTSI Academic Research Track trainee hopes his recent research findings could someday lead to a better and shorter evaluation for these patients.