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April 2018

UR CTSI Offers Survey to Understand, Improve Participants’ Research Experience

UR CTSI Offers Survey to Understand, Improve Participants’ Research Experience

Collect feedback from your study participants and learn how to improve their research experience with the Research Participant Survey, offered by the UR CTSI. The ten-minute survey is available in REDCap for all clinical investigators to use.

UR CTSI Incubator: The Bugs in Your Gut Could Make You Weak in the Knees

UR CTSI Incubator: The Bugs in Your Gut Could Make You Weak in the Knees

A new study, born out of a UR CTSI Incubator project, challenges old views by suggesting the gut microbiome is a key culprit behind osteoarthritis in people who are obese; not excess mechanical wear and tear on joints. Remarkably, a common prebiotic supplement altered the obese microbiome and protected against osteoarthritis.

Growth at the UR CTSI: O’Dell Named New Director of Research Education

Growth at the UR CTSI: O’Dell Named New Director of Research Education

Nicole O’Dell recently replaced Thomas Fogg as the UR CTSI’s director of research education. O’Dell will provide support for our many educational and training opportunities and hopes to unify them into a clear pipeline to becoming an independent researcher.