• In 2017, Jeffrey Bazarian, M.D., M.P.H., a concussion researcher at the University of Rochester Medical Center, wanted to pull together a national network of concussion clinics to run multi-site clinical trials. He turned to the University of Rochester Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UR CTSI) and Trial Innovation Network (TIN) for help and ended up connecting with a group already

  • Hwang flyer_UCLA CTSI
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Dr. Hwang is an Attending Radiologist within the Division of Body Imaging, Director of Neonatal Imaging, and an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania. Her KL2 project is on the validation of quantitative brain contrast enhanced ultrasound for evaluation of brain health in porcine model and infants of brain injury. Required registration at to

  • Tufts University Boston

    Need a larger sample size for your clinical trial? Interested in increasing research participation from children with diverse backgrounds? Want to prepare to conduct regulatory science in an ever-changing networked environment? The content in this course was presented on April 18, 2018 in Washington, D.C., as part of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) 2018 meeting.

  • Tufts University Boston

    The content in this course was presented on April 18, 2018 in Washington, D.C., as part of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) 2018 meeting.

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    University Of Southern California

    Issues to be addressed during this 60-minute forum are: What challenges regarding benefits and risks in designing pediatric vaccine clinical trials, and in evaluating ongoing trials? What regulatory questions must IRBs consider when approving pediatric vaccine clinical trials? What are the ethical and regulatory considerations specific to clinical trials of SARS-CoV- 2 vaccines? Learning

  • Navigating the daunting landscape of childhood cancer is getting easier for patients and families thanks to the work of the OCTRI Health Experiences Research Network (HERN) and former OCTRI TL1 scholar Kellee Parker, DO. The OCTRI HERN team conducted 40 interviews with families of childhood cancer survivors to gain insight into the experience childhood cancer. Findings from these interviews
  • Hicks - UCLA Visiting Scholar
    University Of California Los Angeles

    Dr. Steven Hicks, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Penn State University. His translational research identifies molecular biomarkers that inform child growth, neurodevelopment and disease. ABSTRACT: Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is extremely common among adolescents, who suffer disproportionately from prolonged concussion symptoms - a condition for which no biologic test

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    Georgetown University

    This seminar is part of the GHUCCTS KL2 Visiting Scholars Seminar Series, in partnership with the Virginia Commonwealth University's Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Dr. Elizabeth R. Wolf, MD, MPH, earned her Medical Doctorate and Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Washington. She also completed a National Research Service Award fellowship in General

  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) initiative has awarded contracts to seven biomedical diagnostic companies whose innovative technologies will increase the availability of COVID-19 tests by millions per week as early as September 2020. While expanding the nation’s testing capacity, these testing technologies use different methods including more

  • Michael Kappelman, MD, MPH, a professor in the division of pediatric gastroenterology in the Department of Pediatrics, has been recognized by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation as a recipient of the 2020 Uniting to Care & Cure Award. The award recognizes members of the IBD professional community who go above and beyond to support the Foundation’s mission to improve patient quality of life and find

  • The Georgia CTSA Evaluation and Continuous Improvement (ECI) program recently completed a study providing greater insight into the range and depth of short-term influence and long-term impact made by a portfolio of 250 Georgia CTSA-supported pediatric publications. This evaluation of Georgia CTSA’s pediatric research output found a body of work that is highly impactful compared to similar work by

  • As more health care providers adapt to telehealth to care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are finding occasional challenges with the experience when it’s new to them. Now, some help is available in a new set of how-to videos for health care providers from UC Davis pediatric endocrinologist Stephanie Crossen. Crossen shares her expertise alongside Jennifer Raymond, pediatric

  • Dr. Shaikh is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California Davis School of Medicine and Clinical Quality Officer at the UC Davis Health Practice Management Group. She has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed and invited publications, largely focused on improving health care delivery. “Dr. Shaikh has led efforts to improve the quality of care for children through local, state, national

  • The last days and hours of 2019 marked not only the end of a decade, but also the completion of patient enrollment in a landmark randomized clinical trial on the duration of anti-clotting medication (anticoagulant) therapy for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients under 21 years old — the Kids-DOTT trial. VTE, which includes blood clots in the deep veins of the legs, arms, other areas of the

  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists, is a free open education resource that can be used in courses, workshops, pilot grant programs, and by individuals. Who is an academic entrepreneur? Faculty, staff, or students turning observations in the laboratory, clinic, and community into interventions that improve the health of individuals and the public and seeking to: patent and
  • Almost 700,000 U.S. children are abused each year. Many more children are traumatized by bullying, crime, domestic violence, food insecurity or a family member with untreated mental health or substance use issues. Traumatic experiences in childhood can have long-term consequences for mental and physical health. Good evidence-based treatment is available for trauma. However, only about a third of
  • Responsibilities: Oversees and manages the regulatory details for multiple research studies and clinical trials. Plans, develops, modifies, approves, and maintains regulatory and study documentation. Manages and submits study applications, amendments, and continuing reviews for IRB approval. Ensures all regulatory requirements are met and documented. Ensures compliance with all applicable
  • CCTST poster submission for Fall 2019 CTSA Program Meeting.
    University Of Cincinnati

    The CCTST optional modules highlight our unique translational research capacity. Lifespan Data Integration established a platform for investigating transgenerational and longitudinal exposures that impact health and disease, which now includes data from 200,000 births. The Acute Care Research (ACR) Council is working to overcome challenges inherent to conducting research 24/7 across a complex

  • Pediatric Medical Device Innovation
    University of Minnesota Twin Cities

    Pediatric medical technology advancement is about a decade behind adult technology advancement. This technology lag was reflected in a lack of pediatric-specific innovation within the University of Minnesota (UMN). To address this institutional and national deficit, we developed a novel program around pediatric technology innovation. The Pediatric Health Innovation Program (PHIP) at the UMN

  • The space and staff of any clinical research study can have an impact on the retention of participants and success of the trial. For pediatric clinical research, which includes infants to adolescents, these factors may weigh even more. Parents go out of their way to have their children participate in research, so a welcoming, professional environment makes all the difference. Michael D. Cabana, MD

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    Children's Research Institute

    We are excited to invite you to the 2nd Annual Children's National-NIAID Symposium! The Children's National and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) partnership focuses on pediatric studies of significant interest to investigators at both institutions. This collaboration is framed and supported through a supplemental award to the Clinical and Translational Science