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National Study: Early Treatment with COVID Convalescent Plasma Prevents Hospitalization

National Study: Early Treatment with COVID Convalescent Plasma Prevents Hospitalization

The UR CTSI was part of a national study published in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that plasma from patients who have recovered from COVID is a safe and effective early outpatient treatment for others with the disease.

UR CTSI-Supported Study: Immunity from Colds May Lead to Worse COVID Infection

UR CTSI-Supported Study: Immunity from Colds May Lead to Worse COVID Infection

Counterintuitive results from a new UR CTSI-supported study suggest that prior immunity to one of the seasonal cold coronaviruses may have put people at risk of more severe COVID illness and death.

Use the COVID-19 Biobank to Support Your Coronavirus Research

Use the COVID-19 Biobank to Support Your Coronavirus Research

University of Rochester research faculty and staff can request access to thousands of COVID-19-positive and -negative blood specimens and associated, de-identified clinical data through the COVID-19 Biobank. See what the Biobank has to offer and submit a request today.  

Six Feet Saves COVID-19 Campaign Receives Local Community Award

Six Feet Saves COVID-19 Campaign Receives Local Community Award

The UR CTSI and Center for Community Health & Prevention (CCHP) played pivotal roles in developing the "Six Feet Saves" campaign, which emphasized the importance of social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19. The campaign was awarded the W. B. Potter Founders Award by Causewave Community Partners.

UR CTSI Receives Another $24M to Help Researchers Translate Discoveries into Health Improvements

UR CTSI Receives Another $24M to Help Researchers Translate Discoveries into Health Improvements

The UR CTSI has been funded for another five years by the National Center for Advancing Translational Science. The $24 million award will allow the institute to continue its efforts to speed the translation of scientific discoveries to the development of therapies that improve health.

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