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June 2018

UR Offers New Program to Boost Diversity among Early Career Researchers

UR Offers New Program to Boost Diversity among Early Career Researchers

The new UR Stars program helps connect established researchers at UR with early career scholars from groups that are underrepresented in biomedical research. Faculty who are looking for postdocs or early career researchers to work in their labs are invited to participate.

2018 Career Development Scholars to Study Movement Control, Suicide Prevention

2018 Career Development Scholars to Study Movement Control, Suicide Prevention

This year’s UR CTSI Career Development Awardees, Caroline Silva, Ph.D., and Kevin Mazurek, Ph.D., will study suicide prevention among Hispanic populations and how the brain controls voluntary movements, respectively.

Understanding Health Needs of the Deaf Community: New York State Deaf Health Survey

Understanding Health Needs of the Deaf Community: New York State Deaf Health Survey

The Rochester Prevention Research Center (RPRC) and National Center for Deaf Health Research (NCDHR) have launched the third round of their Deaf Health Survey, a culturally and linguistically accessible health survey that was designed by Deaf people for Deaf people. The survey, which was previously released in 2008 and 2013 to the Rochester Deaf community, will be available across New York state for the first time this year.