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UR CTSI-Supported Study: Coffee Roasting Chemical and Mild Flu May Damage Lungs

UR CTSI-Supported Study: Coffee Roasting Chemical and Mild Flu May Damage Lungs

We know that chronic exposure to high levels of a flavoring chemical found in coffee can cause lung damage, but a new UR CTSI-supported study suggests that even short-term exposures to this chemical can damage the lungs of mice when paired with a mild case of flu.

Meet Our Latest KL2 Career Development Awardees

Meet Our Latest KL2 Career Development Awardees

Congratulations to the latest cohort of KL2 Career Development Awardees funded by the UR CTSI! This year’s awardees will adapt a behavioral therapy for Deaf individuals, test a new treatment regimen for breast cancer patients with brain metastases, map brain pathways to aid surgery, and use artificial intelligence to support clinical decision making. 

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.

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