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Researchers like CTBR member Mandë Holford aim to find alternative painkillers to addictive opioids.

"In the wake of mounting overdoses and deaths from the opioid-addiction crisis sweeping across the U.S., drugmakers are racing to come up with safer painkillers.  Companies are highly motivated to create alternatives to the $4 billion opioid market. The federal government is cracking down on lax prescriptions that contribute to many thousands of deaths a year and has started to block the...

Recruiting Trips

CTBR will have booths at both SACNAS and ABRCMS this fall.  Stop by to learn about our research opportunities, programs and activities, connect with potential collaborators, and more!


Society for the Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in the Science (SACNAS)

October 19 - 21 | Salt Lake City, Utah...

CTBR member Mandë Holford discuss the importance of Science Diplomacy

"The Science Soapbox team paired up with the Rockefeller University Outreach Lab's Lab Out Loud [LOL] afterschool program to host a LIVE show starring Dr. Mandë Holford. A longtime friend of the show, Dr. Holford is a Professor of Chemical Biology at Hunter College, with an appointment at the American Museum of Natural History. Her work centers on studying the venom of killer snails to find...

CTBR member Regina Miranda receive NIH grant to study adolescent suicide ideation

From the press release " Dr. Regina Miranda, Professor of Psychology at Hunter College and The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), and Director of the Laboratory for the Study of Youth Cognition and Suicide at Hunter College, has been awarded a Support of Competitive Research Advancement Award from the National Institutes of Health (totaling $1.56 million over 4 years),...

Community & Research: Dr. Ogunwobi's research is featured in the latest issue of the Magazine of Weill Cornell Medicine.

"When Olorunseun Ogunwobi, MD, PhD, an associate professor of biology at Hunter College and adjunct assistant professor at Weill Cornell Medicine needed African-American men to participate in his research on how genetics might play a role in prostate cancer disparities, he reached out to a...

CTBR members Michael A. Hoyt and Tracey A. Revenson named Editors-in-Cheif of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine

Drs. Michael A. Hoyt and Tracey A. Revenson will be the new Editors-in-Chief of theInternational Journal of Behavioral Medicine...

Information about how NIH promotes a diverse scientific research workforce

Learn how diversity supports the NIH mission, find opportunities to participate in diversity programs, meet researchers, and more. Whether you are a science student, trainee, faculty member, or someone who is interested in diversity programs, you can find what you are looking for on the NIH Diversity in Extramural Programs website.

CTBR Member Tracy Dennis-Tiwary address fear and anxiety in children

CTBR Member Tracy Dennis-Tiwary weighs in on how to talk to children who are upset by the news: What If My Kid Is Scared By the News? What Do I Do?

Place-Based Interventions Address Health Disparities in Communities