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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing Assistant Professor Yzette Lanier, PhD, a four-year, $1,200,000 grant to conduct a tri-phasic study to develop an evidence-informed HIV behavioral intervention focused on Black heterosexually identified young couples.
NYU Dentistry is launching its pilot program, Dental Van Senior Citizen Initiative, on July 6, 2016, from 9:00am-3:00pm at the Shorefront YM-YWHA located at 3300 Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn, to provide quality dental care to New York’s underserved elderly residents. The NYU Dental Van will be on hand to provide screenings to the local community. In addition, complimentary oral screenings for seniors will be available from 9:30am-11:30am inside the facility.
While our 21st-century tools for lobbing invective at our political enemies may be novel, the practice itself is anything but new.
NYU, ASU, and Carleton U. researchers create rTAG, a tangible learning environment that utilizes teachable agent framing, together with a physical robotic agent to get students away from the traditional computer monitor, keyboard, and mouse
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NIH-funded for over 30 years, the move by BST to NYU provides a rich intellectual environment for trainees and strengthens the linkages to NYU Meyers’ Center for Drug Use and HIV Research
A team of scientists has developed a computational method to map cancer progression, an advance that offers new insights into the factors that spur this affliction as well as new ways of selecting effective therapies.
A team of scientists has uncovered the global, evolving, and historic make-up of Plasmodium vivax, one of the five species of malaria that infect humans. The research underscores the challenges health experts face in controlling the parasite.
New York University Rory Meyers College of Nursing’s Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor of Geriatric Nursing and Executive Director of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, received an invitation from the 22nd United States Secretary of Health and Human Services, Sylvia Burwell, to serve on the Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry. Cortes is the first nurse appointed to serve on this committee.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry) Professor of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology Jean-Pierre Saint-Jeannet, PhD, a five-year, $2M grant to study the cellular processes ultimately responsible for the generation of sensory organs, including the optic lens, the olfactory epithelium (tissue in the nasal cavity that is responsible for smell) and the inner ear.