Latest Stories in June
NYU Research Shows the Struggle to Maintain Accurate Data on the Prevalence of Nonmedical Opioid Use by High School Students
Jun 21, 2016
In a new study published in the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse by researchers at New York University’s Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR), lead researcher Joseph J. Palamar, PhD, MPH and his team sought to describe differences in self-reporting of nonmedical opioid use among high school seniors, who were asked about both general nonmedical opioid use and also specifically about nonmedical Vicodin and OxyContin use.
NYU’s Bluestone Center Awarded $1.2M from NIH to Investigate Gene Delivery for the Treatment of Oral Cancer Pain
Jun 20, 2016
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Drs. Brian Schmidt and Seiichi Yamano a $1.2M (3-year) grant to test whether their non-viral gene delivery method can effectively and safely treat oral cancer pain.
NYU Meyers College of Nursing’s Marya Gwadz and Linda M. Collins of Penn State Awarded $5.8M NIH HIV Care Continuum Intervention Grant for At-Risk African American/Black and Hispanic Persons Living with HIV
Jun 20, 2016
The study will utilize an engineering-inspired framework to design an intervention to increase engagement along the HIV care continuum for African American/Black and Hispanic People Living with HIV who are neither taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) nor well engaged in HIV primary care.
President Andrew Hamilton's Letter to the NYU Community in the Wake of the Orlando Tragedy
Jun 14, 2016
NYU President Andrew Hamilton's letter to the NYU community in the wake of the Orlando tragedy encourages the university to "carry on with our lives in a way that will contribute to the more peaceful, just, and compassionate world for which we all wish."