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Two CTBR members at the 2015 TEDxCUNY

UPDATE with video links: You can view Jayne Raper's presentation here and Jill Bargonetti's presentation here.


Two CTBR members will present and perform at the 2015 TEDxCUNY titled Borders and Belonging.  TEDxCUNY will take place on...

More Funding Success for CTBR Members

Congratulations to the following CTBR Members who received over $1.5M in external funding this past month!

Imaging Aromatase Expression in Neuroinflammation
Weill Cornell Medical Center/NIH...

OMH: The Kelly Report and the State of Minority Health in America

From OMH:

The Kelly Report, a new Congressional report on the state of minority health in the U.S. released at the September 2015 Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Health Braintrust, offers comprehensive legislative and policy solutions to improve health outcomes in minority communities....

CTBR funded new faculty hire Allyson Friedman is named 2015 Postdoctoral Finalist by the Blavatnik Regional Awards

From CUNY Newswire

Allyson Friedman, a CTBR funded new faculty hire at Hunter College’s Department of Biological Sciences, is named 2015 Postdoctoral Finalist by the Blavatnik Regional Awards...

Seven CTBR Members Receive Awards for Facility Services, Expert Mentors, and Mini-Sabbaticals

We recently awarded over $42,000 to seven CTBR members as part of our 2015-2016 Professional Development Awards Program. We funded three expert mentor awards, six facility service fee awards, and one mini-sabbatical award.

The Expert Mentor Awards provides funds to junior or early career faculty to secure an outside expert mentor who offers guidance on pilot projects, developmental...

Online Professional Development Opportunity for RTRN Members

Health Disparities: A Translational Research Approach an online course to improve your clinical and translational research skills to address health disparities.

Application Due Date: ...

PBS special "American Graduate Day" features CTBR member Jill Bargonetti

CTBR member Jill Bargonetti is featured in the PBS special "American Graduate Day". 
Click on the image below to watch the PBS video where Bargonetti discusses her research on finding ways to treat triple negative breast cancer via precision medicine and her innovative interpretive dance class "Choreographing Genomics."

Green Tea Protects Neurons in the Brain: An RTRN Collaboration

Could green tea help treat and prevent neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders? According to recent findings from an RTRN collaborative project, the answer is yes.
Dr. Jesus Angulo, the CTBR’s PI/PD and professor in Hunter’s biological sciences department, along with his RTRN collaborators Dr. Karam Soliman (Florida A & M University) and Dr. Misty Eaton (Universidad Central del...

New paper on peptide drug delivery by CTBR member Mandë Holford

CTBR member Mandë Holford's paper Developing a Dissociative Nanocontainer for Peptide Drug Delivery was recently accepted for publication in a Special Issue on Nanomaterials-Based New Drugs and Antibacterial Reagents in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public...