The Miami CTSI congratulates the recipients of its Pilot Awards for fiscal year 2023 (FY23), given to junior faculty conducting novel translational research while addressing health disparities and promoting health equity.
The noise all around us – at work, at home, at concerts and sports events, when we travel – can have a lasting impact on how well we hear. University of Miami researchers, Suhrud Rajguru, Ph.D., and Hillary Snapp, Au.D, Ph.D., are interested in better diagnosing and treating noise-related damage to the ears for everyone. To better grasp how noise impacts all of us, they set out to first fully understand the impact of noise in one occupational group, firefighters.
Miami CTSI KL2 and Master's Program graduate Lunthita Duthely Ed.D., MS, has spent more than 25 years at the University of Miami in roles driven by her passion to make a positive impact for women with HIV. With several new research projects underway, the Research Assistant Professor in the departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Public Health Sciences is pushing forward a path to better treatment adherence for women with HIV in Miami.
The Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has supported Miller School of Medicine brain and tumor neurosurgeon Michael Ivan, M.D., since early in his career, when a CTSI pilot award helped further his research in glioblastoma (GBM), an aggressive brain cancer that can be difficult to treat.