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Tag: Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Rochester team casts light on a hidden problem in domestic violence cases

Rochester team casts light on a hidden problem in domestic violence cases

January 18, 2018

In domestic abuse cases, early documentation of bruises and other injuries is key. But that’s where it gets tricky: often bruises don’t show up until a few days after the attack. Some jurisdictions use alternative light sources to identify bruising before it if visible to the eye. But while existing technology works well for light-skinned victims—it’s a lot less effective for people of color. An interdisciplinary team at the University of Rochester has set out to change that.

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Rochester awarded $19M to lead national clinical and translational science program

Rochester awarded $19M to lead national clinical and translational science program

July 26, 2017

The grant will support a network of more than 50 institutions across the country aimed at turning scientific discoveries into health benefits faster.

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‘Unconference’ stirs the pot of health care data

‘Unconference’ stirs the pot of health care data

October 7, 2016

This November, RocHD3: Rochester Healthcare Deep Data Dive will give both students and professionals the opportunity to discuss the structure, uses, and issues in health care data analysis in an ‘unconference’ format.

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KL2 award helps researcher pave his career path

KL2 award helps researcher pave his career path

September 8, 2016

David Auerbach’s research is teasing out what links may exist between long QT syndrome—a classically studied genetic cardiac disease that causes arrhythmias—and epilepsy.

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$19 million grant will help speed medical advances to patients

$19 million grant will help speed medical advances to patients

August 11, 2016

The University’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute is one of 12 institutions in the nation to receive the award, which supports “bench-to-bedside” research programs that remove hurdles in the process of applying medical research to patient treatment.

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New imaging technique helps predict how vision recovers after brain tumor removal

New imaging technique helps predict how vision recovers after brain tumor removal

December 10, 2014

An interdisciplinary team of University neuroscientists and neurosurgeons has used a new imaging technique to show how the human brain heals itself in just a few weeks following surgical removal of a brain tumor.

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Medical Center receives $2.5M for translational PhD program

November 17, 2014

A grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund to support a new doctoral program — called Infection and Immunity: From Molecules to Populations (IIMP) — that will train scholars in both research and population health.

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Kieburtz to Oversee URMC Clinical Research

Kieburtz to Oversee URMC Clinical Research

August 8, 2013

Karl Kieburtz, the Robert J. Joynt Professor in Neurology, is the director of the Center for Human Experimental Therapeutics (CHET), a position he will retain.

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