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August 2019

Spike Patterns May Help Identify Networks Generating Epileptic Seizures

Spike Patterns May Help Identify Networks Generating Epileptic Seizures

Patients with epilepsy can spend days or weeks undergoing highly invasive pre-surgical evaluation. But a UR CTSI Academic Research Track trainee hopes his recent research findings could someday lead to a better and shorter evaluation for these patients.  

Collaboration Makes Comprehensive Health Data Available to Public in Unique Way

Collaboration Makes Comprehensive Health Data Available to Public in Unique Way

Community organizations team up to release first set of local, interactive clinical health data via the RocHealthData website.

From Sustaining a Concussion to Conducting Groundbreaking  Brain Injury Research

From Sustaining a Concussion to Conducting Groundbreaking Brain Injury Research

As a young boy growing up in Somalia, Adnan Hirad suffered a concussion. Now - years later - he studies brain injury as an M.D./Ph.D. student in the UR CTSI’s Translational Biomedical Sciences PhD Program. His recent UR CTSI-funded study shows that sub-concussive head hits may damage the midbrain.