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Moxley, a Pioneer in Muscular Dystrophy Research and Care, to Step Down

Moxley, a Pioneer in Muscular Dystrophy Research and Care, to Step Down

URMC Department of Neurology founding father Richard (Dick) Moxley III, M.D., is retiring after a career spanning more than four decades.  Moxley has been an important member of the CTSI community, as former director of the Clinical Research Center and co-director of the Pilot Studies Program.

Study challenges longstanding explanation of dental pain

Study challenges longstanding explanation of dental pain

Eastman Institute of Oral Health Professor and former CTSI KL2 Scholar, Xiuxin Liu, D.M.D., Ph.D., recently published a study that provides new insights into how pain is transferred within the teeth and surrounding tissues.

Q & A with Former KL2 Scholar Wakenda Tyler: Balancing Orthopaedic Surgery and Rare Cancer Research

Q & A with Former KL2 Scholar Wakenda Tyler: Balancing Orthopaedic Surgery and Rare Cancer Research

2010 recipient of the CTSI KL2 Career Development Award, Wakenda Tyler, talks about how the award has impacted her career and led to new research directions. As an orthopaedic surgeon, the KL2 award helped her carve out protected time to pursue research on a rare type of kidney cancer.

Making Grant Proposals Stronger: A Q&A with Past Research Methods Forum Presenters

Making Grant Proposals Stronger: A Q&A with Past Research Methods Forum Presenters

Two early stage investigators at URMC share their experiences presenting grant proposal ideas at the CTSI’s Research Methods Forum.  The Forum provides an opportunity to get feedback from a multidisciplinary group of peers, mentors, and potential collaborators to strengthen proposals. 

'Tell how you are planning your future' for KL2 award

'Tell how you are planning your future' for KL2 award

Robert Holloway, M.D., M.P.H., offers advice to young faculty about applying for a KL2 award, which provides $75,000 a year for two years to help young faculty hone their skills, define goals, and compete for independent funding. Letters of intent for this round of awards are due on or before October 10. 

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