Translational Research Day in Boston to highlight broadly engaged team science

BOSTON – Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) will host Translational Research Day 2020: Broadly-Engaged Team Science on Friday, March 6. The event brings together researchers, clinicians, community partners, and the public for: A keynote address by Sharon Terry, CEO of Genetic Alliance, on building research teams for impact on health Scientific talks on…

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Tool for identifying frail patients to reduce surgical risk works in health system setting

PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2020 – Frail patients in private-sector, multi-hospital health systems may benefit from a tool that can quickly predict their risk for poor outcomes following surgery, including postoperative mortality, readmission and extended hospital stays. New research from UPMC — published recently in the Annals of Surgery — demonstrated that this prospective assessment index,…

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OHSU-led evidence review shows new therapy for Hepatitis C is highly effective

New direct-acting antiviral therapies are highly effective at eliminating the Hepatitis C virus infection, according to a systematic evidence review by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University. The review, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, informed a new recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Health Task Force for universal screening of…

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