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Translating Fear

Translating Fear

URMC graduate student studies fear in nonhuman primates.

URMC Research Tool Unlocks Natural History of Batten Disease

URMC Research Tool Unlocks Natural History of Batten Disease

URMC researchers have compiled decades of patient data and developed a highly sensitive rating scale that has provided a detailed picture of Batten disease.

Identical Levels of Hearing Loss Can Have Different Effects

Identical Levels of Hearing Loss Can Have Different Effects

The most common causes of hearing loss — age and excessive noise — have different effects on sound processing in the ear, reports a new study in The Journal of Neuroscience.

Perfect Timing: Making the ‘Switch’ from Juvenile to Adult

Perfect Timing: Making the ‘Switch’ from Juvenile to Adult

Very little is known about how the onset of puberty is controlled in humans, but the discovery of a new gene in the roundworm C. elegans could be the "missing link" that determines when it’s time to make this juvenile-to-adult transition.

Do the Unprecedented: Harnessing Technology to Improve Research and Care

Do the Unprecedented: Harnessing Technology to Improve Research and Care

CHeT's Erika Augustine and Ray Dorsey on using tech to transform neurological research