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    University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute

    The CTSI develops, demonstrates and disseminates methods and approaches to advance translational research, by providing education and training, supporting transdisciplinary teams, improving quality and efficiency, and engaging community stakeholders.
  • Dr. Karen Stein has recently received funding from the Cabrini Foundation for a 12-month pilot type study. The project focuses on the Western New York farmworker population and development of a culturally relevant smart phone delivered health eating intervention geared for persons of varying levels of literacy. For that work, she is seeking a project coordinator at a 20% effort. Summary of the

  • The University of Rochester is looking for an Information Analyst. GENERAL PURPOSE: With minimum direction and considerable latitude for independent judgment, utilizes project-management methodology and data analysis to support the research project “Empowering the Participant Voice”. This project involves the dissemination of surveys to all research participants that participate in research

  • A group of researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) are developing a smartphone app to help parents in under-resourced communities detect severe tooth decay in their kids with the help of a new NIH grant. The idea to leverage smartphones came directly from the community through a Community-Based Participatory Research Pipeline-to-Pilot project funded by the University of

  • The University of Rochester's eighth annual America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent student competition, hosted by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute, drew the largest number of competing teams in its history. On March 4, 2021, twelve teams faced off for a chance at first prize: to present their novel regulatory science ideas to a panel of scientists from the

  • The University of Rochester envisions itself as a community that welcomes, encourages, and supports individuals who desire to contribute to and benefit from the institution’s missions of teaching, research, patient care, performance, and community service. As a community, we are defined by a deep commitment to Meliora¬ - ever better. Embedded in that ideal are the values we share: equity

  • The University of Rochester’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) supports research teams to help them produce results better and faster – ultimately to improve the health of communities and populations. Our Vision is to cultivate a diverse and inclusive environment that guides and transforms our approaches to healthcare, education, research and community partnerships. The CTSI is

  • Frailty, which is characterized by weakness, fatigue and weight loss, is a common occurrence among patients with cancer and can impact their quality of life and survival. A recent study led by a KL2 Career Development scholar, funded by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute, links frailty to inflammation levels in the blood of women with breast cancer. Women with

  • New research led by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) finds caffeine consumed during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral problems later in life. Zachary Christensen, first author of the study who is funded by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute's TL1 award, analyzed more than 9,000 brain

  • Laura Calvi, M.D., a prominent cancer researcher at the University of Rochester's Wilmot Cancer Institute, recently achieved what a lot of researchers only dream of: Her years of lab research have translated to a clinical trial that has begun to benefit patients. With the help of a UR CTSI Incubator award, Calvi’s discoveries from the lab are starting to have a tangible impact on patients with

  • James McMahon, PhD
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    University Of Rochester

    Despite the utility and ubiquity of feasibility and pilot studies and their critical role in translational and implementation science, few health scientists are familiar with the growing literature on how to rigorously design and conduct these studies. Drawing on over twenty years of experience in HIV research and as an NIH reviewer, James McMahon, PhD, associate professor in the University of

  • Wendi Cross, PhD
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    University Of Rochester

    Interventions that have an impact under tightly controlled conditions frequently fail to demonstrate these same outcomes when transported to community-based settings. What accounts for the gap? One factor is that the program may not be implemented as intended, that is, with fidelity. At this Equity-Focused Dissemination & Implementation webinar, Wendi Cross, PhD, professor of Psychiatry and

  • Rachel Shelton, ScD, MPH
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    University Of Rochester

    Using examples from her community-engaged work on cancer screening, Rachel C. Shelton, ScD, MPH, associate professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University, will examine opportunities to advance research on health equity and sustainability within the field of implementation science at this Equity-Focused Dissemination & Implementation webinar. Shelton is also associate director of the

  • The OnCore Technical Analyst within the Wilmot Cancer Center is the primary contact for all Cancer Center OnCore-related activities in collaboration with the OnCore Technical Analyst and teams within the Office of Clinical Research. The Technical Analyst is responsible for working with diverse levels of staff to maintain and improve the functionality and use of OnCore within the Cancer Center and assure the business strategy is driving the system use/requirements. This role serves as the “communications hub” to disseminate information to the clinical trial team members, central services teams, and senior leadership within the Cancer Center. The Technical Analyst serves a pivotal role representing the business strategy, the people, and the technology. This role has a dual reporting line to both the Cancer Center and the University Embark Team within the Office of Clinical Research

  • Position Summary: The OnCore Technical Analyst within the Office of Clinical Research is the primary contact for all OnCore-related activities in collaboration with Oncore Analysts across the institution. The Technical Analyst is responsible for working with diverse levels of staff to maintain and improve the functionality and use of OnCore and assure the business strategy is driving the system use/requirements. This role serves as the “communications hub” to disseminate information to the clinical trial team members, central services teams, and senior leadership. The Technical Analyst serves a pivotal role representing the business strategy, the people, and the technology. This role will be collaborating with other departments across the institution and report to the University Embark Team within the Office of Clinical Research.

  • POSITION SUMMARY: Serve as Program Manager of the Clinical Cardiovascular Research Center (CCRC), which also encompasses the cardiology Clinical Trials Unit (CTU). Both CCRC and CTU are accountable through and report up to the Division of Cardiology. The manager is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating all phases of University of Rochester Medical Center investigator-initiated

  • GENERAL PURPOSE: With minimal direction and considerable use of independent judgment, the Senior Clinical Research Workforce Program Coordinator will utilize clinical research expertise, communication skills, and experience/knowledge of process development to provide project leadership to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. This position will focus on the development and

  • University Of Rochester

    The goal of the core training modules is to cultivate advanced understanding of research topics. Each of the ten learning modules covers a different topic area.

  • University Of Rochester

    The goal of the core training modules is to cultivate an advanced understanding of research topics. This is module 9 in a series of 10 learning modules. Each of the modules in this series covers a different topic area.

  • University Of Rochester

    The goal of the core training modules is to cultivate advanced understanding of research topics. Each of the ten learning modules covers a different topic area.

  • University Of Rochester

    The goal of the core training modules is to cultivate advanced understanding of research topics. Each of the ten learning modules covers a different topic area.

  • University Of Rochester

    The goal of the core training modules is to cultivate advanced understanding of research topics. Each of the ten learning modules covers a different topic area.

  • University of Rochester Center for the Study and Prevention of Suicide (UR/CSPS) The UR/CSPS is pleased to announce the availability of positions for postdoctoral training in suicide prevention research. Now in its 20th year, the UR/CSPS postdoctoral training program is supported by an institutional National Research Service Award training grant from NIMH (Yeates Conwell, MD, Program Director; Kim
  • We hear much these days about the FDA’s decision to provide an Emergency Use Authorization for a COVID-19 vaccine. Emergency Use Authorization, or EUA, is a process by which the FDA authorizes an unapproved product to be used for serious or life-threatening conditions when there are no adequate, approved and available alternatives. This can only occur during a public health emergency. On 11 Dec

  • Inherited Neuropathies Consortium (INC)

    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is one of the most common inherited neurological disorders, affecting approximately 1 in 2,500 people in the United States. CMT, also known as hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy or peroneal muscular atrophy, comprises a group of disorders that affect peripheral nerves. The Inherited Neuropathy Consortium (INC) is a network of researchers working to find the

  • Congenital and Perinatal Infections Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (CPIC)

    The Congenital and Perinatal Infections Consortium is focused on reducing the morbidity and mortality of rare viral infections such as congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease, neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, and neonatal viral sepsis caused by enteroviruses (EVs) and the related human parechoviruses (HPeVs). These infections have been grouped together because of their pathogenic

  • While the broad architecture and organization of the human brain is universal, researchers supported by the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) are the first to observe and quantify the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios. These unique neurological signatures could ultimately be used to understand, study, and even improve the
  • Through decades of research, it has become clear that humans are impacting the global climate – and those changes impact human health in turn. Last week the University of Rochester Clinical & Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) expanded the scope of its mission by joining the Planetary Health Alliance (PHA), a global consortium committed to understanding and addressing global environmental

  • The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at the University of Rochester Medical Center is seeking outstanding candidates for a Population Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship. The position is fully funded for a one-year period with the option of beginning January, 2021, or May/June, 2021. The goal is to produce interdisciplinary researchers trained in team science and competency