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UR CTSI’s Academic Research Track: Turning Medical Students into Medical Researchers

UR CTSI’s Academic Research Track: Turning Medical Students into Medical Researchers

Ian De Andrea-Lazarus and Samuel Weisenthal joined the University of Rochester's MD-PhD program after participating in the UR CTSI's Academic Research Track (ART). The pair describe ART as the bridge that allowed them to pursue careers as physician-scientists, numbers of which have been declining in recent decades. 

Build Skills to Coordinate, Manage Health Research at SCORE Half Day Seminar

Build Skills to Coordinate, Manage Health Research at SCORE Half Day Seminar

Register now for the Professional Development for Research Personnel Seminar taking place on the morning of Tuesday, June 5.  The seminar, targeted to research coordinators, project leaders and other health research professionals, focuses on engaging with principal investigators, time and project management, and the use of new technologies in research. 

UR CTSI Offers Survey to Understand, Improve Participants’ Research Experience

UR CTSI Offers Survey to Understand, Improve Participants’ Research Experience

Collect feedback from your study participants and learn how to improve their research experience with the Research Participant Survey, offered by the UR CTSI. The ten-minute survey is available in REDCap for all clinical investigators to use.

UR CTSI Incubator: The Bugs in Your Gut Could Make You Weak in the Knees

UR CTSI Incubator: The Bugs in Your Gut Could Make You Weak in the Knees

A new study, born out of a UR CTSI Incubator project, challenges old views by suggesting the gut microbiome is a key culprit behind osteoarthritis in people who are obese; not excess mechanical wear and tear on joints. Remarkably, a common prebiotic supplement altered the obese microbiome and protected against osteoarthritis.

Growth at the UR CTSI: O’Dell Named New Director of Research Education

Growth at the UR CTSI: O’Dell Named New Director of Research Education

Nicole O’Dell recently replaced Thomas Fogg as the UR CTSI’s director of research education. O’Dell will provide support for our many educational and training opportunities and hopes to unify them into a clear pipeline to becoming an independent researcher.