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January 2020

UR CTSI Incubator Project on Social Ties and Aging Leads to $3.6M NIH Grant

UR CTSI Incubator Project on Social Ties and Aging Leads to $3.6M NIH Grant

Recipients of the 2017 UR CTSI Incubator Award have just received a program gran from the NIH to further their work on social connectedness among older adults. The Incubator project laid the foundation for the new grant, which focuses on older adult caregivers of individuals with dementia.

Tiffany Panko Named AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador

Tiffany Panko Named AAAS IF/THEN Ambassador

Tiffany Panko, M.D., M.B.A., credits her success to a handful of strong mentors. As the only Deaf IF/THEN® ambassador, she looks forward to being a role model for the next generation of women and Deaf researchers.

Vaping Linked to Higher Risk of Self-Reported COPD Diagnosis

Vaping Linked to Higher Risk of Self-Reported COPD Diagnosis

A new study challenges e-cigarette companies’ claims that vaping is a safe alternative to smoking by demonstrating a link between vaping and higher risk of self-reported chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.