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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...

CTBR member Levi Waldron awarded sole-investigator R03 award for study on ovarian cancer

CTBR member Levi Waldron, Assistant Professor at the CUNY School of Public Health, was recently awarded a sole-investigator R03 award from NIH for his proposal Validation and Clinical Relevance of...

HHS OMH Director Dr. J. Nadine Gracia Talks about the ACA’s Impact on Advancing Health Equity

From OMH:
Policies like the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – which has provided millions of people with access to quality health care – have shown success in reducing health disparities that plague racial and ethnic minorities in America. HHS Office of Minority Health Director Dr. J. Nadine Gracia recently spoke with The Nation’s Health about how the ACA and other federal policies are...

CTBR Members Awarded over $2 million in External Grants

Funding agencies continue to recognize CTBR members’ cutting-edge research. Recently, our members received a total of $2,022,797 in external grant awards from the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, to name a few. The full list of recent awardees and projects is below....