New research by Assistant Professor Susan Mason helps to rule out the childhood home food environment as a major contributing factor in the development of obesity in adults who were maltreated.
A significant wave of funding has been released to help researchers prepare and implement studies, further the pipeline of next generation researchers and trainees, stimulate high-impact community research collaborations, advance early-translational technologies, and address important health issues.
Researcher and Associate Professor Irina Stepanov found that while e-cigarettes contain virtually no N-nitrosonornicotine (NNN) — a chemical that can cause oral cavity and esophageal cancer — the chemical can form in an e-cigarette user’s body when they take in nicotine through e-cigarettes.
A study of interdisciplinary care teams co-authored by Professor Emeritus Douglas Wholey revealed some teamwork factors that help them to produce high-quality care.
Researchers can now query nearly 40 million patient records through the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network for investigator-initiated multi-site or single-site clinical trial cohort discovery. CTSI is the first Clinical Translational Science Award site to implement the ACT Network campuswide.
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