By Dave DeFusco

Anne, a 50-something churchgoer, lost her speech after a stroke. She had trouble coming up with the right words and stringing them into sentences—a condition called aphasia—until Dani Weingarten, a graduate of the Katz School’s M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology (SLP), took on her case.

Anne was a client at New York […]

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Katz School researchers are developing an advanced method for examining how ice crystallizes and how antifreeze proteins inhibit the crystallization process.

Dr. Ran Drori, assistant professor of chemistry in YU’s Stern College for Women and the Katz School’s M.A. in Physics, is  studying the unique ability of ice-binding proteins, or antifreeze proteins, to both […]

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By Dave DeFusco

Anthony Pagan watched the patient’s chest rise and fall as he prepared to assist the surgeon at the operating table, the noxious scent of burning flesh filling the air as a cauterizing instrument sliced through tissue.

The surgeon made four incisions, and then it was Pagan’s turn. A second-year student in the […]

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By Dave DeFusco

An interdisciplinary team of Katz School graduate students has built a machine learning model that utilizes satellite images to refine the spatial resolution of climate change forecasts.

As part of the course Geospatial Time Series Analysis, Surbhi Nayak, a student in the Katz School’s M.S. in Data Analytics and Visualization program, […]

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By Jessie McCartney

The Katz School of Science and Health has named the grant recipients of its inaugural Faculty Research Initiative, which was established to encourage innovation and expand existing research in STEM and the health sciences. 

The grants, which range from $1,000 to $5,000, will support projects including the use of machine learning models […]

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Katz School faculty are advancing scholarly knowledge and transforming lives by taking an interdisciplinary approach to research and education, fostering the creativity, collaborative thinking and builder mindset required to take on today’s toughest problems. The following list of recent faculty research and activities exemplifies the Katz School’s determination to make the world smarter, safer and […]

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By Dave DeFusco

Joe, a New York City cab driver, had a serious injury. He crushed his index finger in a door, severing the tip of it. After surgery to reattach it, he was in immense pain. As part of his recovery, he sought out an outpatient hand clinic at East […]

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By Dave DeFusco

Andrew Catlin, director of the Katz School’s M.S. in Data Analytics and Visualization program, and faculty member Brandon Chiazza have received a $7,500 grant from the Provost Faculty Research Fund to create a definitive repository of anti-Semitic hate speech.

“We want to create an index […]

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