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I definitely learned how a lot of laboratory techniques are done and a lot of new information specific to my project that I wasn't... Read More... Jess Genevieve Bailey History of Art How did you first get involved in research on campus?
My first semester at Berkeley I made myself a promise: I would go to two out of my four Professor's office hours each week with substantial questions. New to Berkeley as a transfer student, I knew I had less time than others to create meaningful faculty mentoring relationships. By the end of my first semester I was offered a URAP position which launched my experience in research, including work-based travel to European archives and cultural institutions the following summer. I got involved in research at Berkeley... Read More... See Other Undergraduate Researchers Here Donate to Undergraduate Research University of California Berkeley
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Pediatric dysphagia, a chronic difficulty with feeding and swallowing, is a serious complication in newborns and infants with neurodevelopmental disorders. Dysphagia can cause a failure to gain weight, malnutrition, acute choking, food aspiration and infections including pneumonia, which may result in further developmental delays. Exploring the connection between the brain and eating , GW researchers are working to improve our understanding of this disorder and identify new treatments and prevention strategies.