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June 2017

Announcing the 2017 KL2 Career Development Awardees

Announcing the 2017 KL2 Career Development Awardees

This year’s KL2 Mentored Career Development Program awardees are up and running! Their projects include developing a tool to predict which pediatric patients are likely to have unplanned readmission or Emergency Department revisits and evaluating the impact of palliative care consultation on healthcare decision-making for chronic kidney disease patients.

UR and RIT Host One of the Largest Groups of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Scientists in US

UR and RIT Host One of the Largest Groups of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Scientists in US

Deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals are vastly under-represented in biomedical fields, making networking and mentorship difficult. URMC and RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf sought to remedy this by bringing together Deaf and hard-of-hearing scientists at all career levels at the first ever Rochester Summer Research Training Institute. 

Moxley, a Pioneer in Muscular Dystrophy Research and Care, to Step Down

Moxley, a Pioneer in Muscular Dystrophy Research and Care, to Step Down

URMC Department of Neurology founding father Richard (Dick) Moxley III, M.D., is retiring after a career spanning more than four decades.  Moxley has been an important member of the CTSI community, as former director of the Clinical Research Center and co-director of the Pilot Studies Program.

Study challenges longstanding explanation of dental pain

Study challenges longstanding explanation of dental pain

Eastman Institute of Oral Health Professor and former CTSI KL2 Scholar, Xiuxin Liu, D.M.D., Ph.D., recently published a study that provides new insights into how pain is transferred within the teeth and surrounding tissues.