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Changing Clocks & Changing Seasons: Scientists Find Role for Neuronal Plasticity

A team of scientists has linked changes in the structure of a handful of central brain neurons to understanding how animals adjust to changing seasons. Its findings enhance our understanding of the mechanisms vital to the regulation of our circadian...
23-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Working Overtime, Managing a Large Workload Increases Risk for Injury Among New Nurses

A new study conducted by RN Work Project, and published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies, finds that the higher risk is associated with working longer hours and higher than average workloads. Amy Witkoski Stimpfel, PhD, RN, assistant...
30-Jul-2015 7:05 AM EDT

NYU’s Bluestone Center Receives a $369,250 High Priority, Short-Term Project Award from NIDCR to Study Oral Cancer Pain

The proposed studies are designed to test whether nonviral gene delivery into the oral cancer could be used to treat cancer pain effectively and safely.
29-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Ongoing Recovery Efforts Take Toll on Hurricane Survivors

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According to the Sandy Child and Family Health Study, a major report on NJ residents living in Superstorm Sandy’s path, over 100,000 experienced significant structural damage to their primary homes. Conducted by Rutgers University, New York...
29-Jul-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Movement Tracking Technology Sheds Light on Different Speech Disorders in Children

Facial motion capture – the same technology used to develop realistic computer graphics in video games and movies – has been used to identify differences between children with childhood apraxia of speech and those with other types of speech...
28-Jul-2015 8:50 AM EDT

NYU College of Nursing Receives $750K Grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The grant was awarded to help improve healthcare providers’ understanding of how language barriers impact 30-day readmission rates from home care and home health care resource utilization among limited English proficiency (LEP) patients recently...
27-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT

NYU Nursing and Medical Students Learn Teamwork with Virtual Teammates

The NYU researchers have designed a virtual IPE curriculum in which students were paired with a virtual team member to learn with, from, and about each other to improve collaboration and the delivery of care.
21-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Researchers Find the “Acoustic Signature” of Screams

A team of NYU neuroscientists has identified the “acoustic signature” of screams, a study that points to the unique attributes of this form of expression and suggests we are able to generate sounds reserved exclusively for signaling distress.
9-Jul-2015 11:55 AM EDT

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8-Oct-2013 7:00 AM EDT

NYU Faculty Available for Interview About U.S. Presidential Campaign

The following New York University faculty members (listed below by subject of expertise) will be available for comment on news developments and issues that arise in connection with the 2012 U.S. presidential campaign.
9-Jul-2012 12:20 PM EDT

NYU Experts on Healthcare Policy Will Be Available for Comment When Supreme Court Rules on 2010 Federal Health Care Law

27-Jun-2012 11:50 AM EDT

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