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Former KL2 Scholar Honored as Brilliant New Investigator

Former KL2 Scholar Honored as Brilliant New Investigator

Past KL2 scholar, Feng (Vankee) Lin, PhD, RN, is set to receive the Brilliant New Investigator Award from the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) this fall. Lin is an early stage investigator in the UR School of Nursing who has demonstrated extraordinary potential to have a significant impact on the science and practice of nursing and health care.

The Heart-Brain Connection: The Link between LQTS and Seizures

The Heart-Brain Connection: The Link between LQTS and Seizures

Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center recently discovered a genetic link between Long QT Syndrome, a rare cardiac rhythm disease, and an increased risk for seizures. The study, which was partially funded by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, also found that people with LQTS who experience seizures are at greater risk of sudden cardiac death. 

Ray Dorsey: Telehealth Will Transform the Health Care System

Ray Dorsey: Telehealth Will Transform the Health Care System

UR CTSI's  Ray Dorsey, M.D., M.B.A., co-authored a review article in the New England Journal of Medicine this week suggesting that telehealth, with its continued growth, is poised to revolutionize the delivery of health care in the coming decades.

Get More Out of Your CTSI Grant Applications

Get More Out of Your CTSI Grant Applications

The CTSI is implementing a new forum this May to help junior investigators become independently funded. In addition, several “funding pathways” will be introduced that set a framework for investigators to revise their scientific proposals for KL2 Mentored Career Development and CTSI Pilot awards into proposals for K or R21 awards from the National Institutes of Health.

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