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June 2016

CTSI in the News

CTSI in the News

A reporter from the Rochester Business Journal recently caught up with CTSI co-director Karl Kieburtz, M.D., M.P.H., to talk about what the CTSI has been up to in the past 10 years.

Supplemental Funding from the NIH Promotes Diversity in Research

Supplemental Funding from the NIH Promotes Diversity in Research

The National Science Foundation has shown that individuals from certain racial and ethnic groups are greatly underrepresented in health sciences across the nation. Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Institutes of Health are designed to create a pipeline for under-represented individuals to careers in health sciences. 

“mPower”-ing Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

“mPower”-ing Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Ray Dorsey, M.D., one of 3000 researchers at URMC working on cures, discusses his research involving a smartphone application that helps assess symptoms of Parkinson’s disease patients from the comfort of their own homes.

Get More Out of Your CTSI Grant Applications

Get More Out of Your CTSI Grant Applications

The CTSI is implementing a new forum this May to help junior investigators become independently funded. In addition, several “funding pathways” will be introduced that set a framework for investigators to revise their scientific proposals for KL2 Mentored Career Development and CTSI Pilot awards into proposals for K or R21 awards from the National Institutes of Health.

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