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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 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 Career Development Scholar Links Frailty to Inflammation in Cancer Patients

UR CTSI Career Development Scholar Links Frailty to Inflammation in Cancer Patients

Women with breast cancer are more likely to be frail after chemotherapy if they have greater increases of inflammation in their blood during chemotherapy, according to a study published by a UR CTSI KL2 Career Development scholar.

UR CTSI Pilot Study Identifies Memory “Fingerprints”

UR CTSI Pilot Study Identifies Memory “Fingerprints”

UR CTSI-supported researchers are the first to observe and quantify the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios. These unique neurological “fingerprints” could ultimately be used to understand, study and even improve the treatment of disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.  

UR CTSI-Supported Study Aims to Predict, Prevent Acute Kidney Injury

UR CTSI-Supported Study Aims to Predict, Prevent Acute Kidney Injury

Acute kidney injury is often preventable, but we currently lack the ability to accurately predict when it will occur and to whom. UR CTSI researchers dug into longitudinal patient data to identify risk factors that can be used to predict and prevent this deadly and debilitating disease.

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