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Trivellore Raghunathan, Photo by Eva Menezes/ISR


Trivellore Raghunathan named director of ISR Survey Research Center

[ 15 Apr 2014 ]

Trivellore Raghunathan has been appointed director of the Survey Research Center at the U-M Institute for Social Research. “I am very pleased to make this appointment, which has the strong and unanimous support of both SRC and ISR leadership,” said…

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Genes increase the stress of social disadvantage for some children

[ 7 Apr 2014 ]

ANN ARBOR—Genes amplify the stress of harsh environments for some children, and magnify the advantage of supportive environments for other children, according to a study that’s one of the first to document how genes interacting with social environments affect biomarkers…