clinical and translational science

  • It is with great pleasure that the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) announces that Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D, M.P.H., and Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., M.P.H., will join Director Ralph Sacco, M.D., M.S. and its leadership team as new co-directors. The Miami CTSI’s leadership team will evolve into a multiple principal investigator model with these three distinguished leaders.

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    In early December, over 700 CTSA Program members gathered for the virtual 2021 CTSA Program Annual Meeting: “Intentional Disruption and Innovation: The Future of Translational Science.” This event focused on the CTSA Program hubs’ innovations that were spurred by the COVID pandemic and how to harness intentional disruption to foster similar innovation in the post-COVID world. In line with the
  • The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia, or iTHRIV, a National Institutes of Health-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award hub, has awarded almost $80,000 in seed funding across two community-focused projects. The seed grant program is part of iTHRIV’s goal to promote translational science that bridges the gap between health researchers and community. The

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    Johns Hopkins University
    As a follow-up to the 2021 Un-Meeting: Exploring the Inclusion of Community Hospitals in Clinical Research, the CLIC Un-Meetings Team is hosting a webinar of a successful academic – community hospital partnership. Join Dr. Adrian Sandra Dobs, director of the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network and professor of Medicine and Oncology, for a 20-minute live Zoom webinar on the topic of
  • In 2020 UC Davis School of Medicine's highest award for teaching went to Ted Wun, associate dean for research and director of the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center. The award, C. John Tupper Prize for Excellence in Teaching was created by the founding dean of the School of Medicine to recognize sustained and enduring contributions to education. "Professor Wun has helped shape a
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    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    CEI Perspectives: Community Violence - This discussion will bring together representatives from multiple organizations and groups seeking to better understand the causes, current efforts underway, and possible solutions to addressing violence in our communities. Panelists: Prim Escalona | US Attorney, Northern District of Alabama Jeremy Sherer | Assistant US Attorney, Northern District of Alabama

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    University Of Southern California
    This 2-hour interactive workshop "Tips for Collecting High-Quality Qualitative Data" is based on a unique qualitative research support service offered by the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI) core group called Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design (BERD) and provided by Dr. Rachel Ceasar. Workshop facilitators, including Dr. Ceasar, offer tips for
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    The Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC), the coordinating center for the NCATS CTSA Program, is hosting this Un-Meeting. This is an unconventional meeting, which lacks the rules and structure of a traditional conference, focuses on bringing together researchers, clinicians, policymakers, public health professionals, healthcare innovators, and opinion leaders to discuss and develop innovative and effective ideas regarding climate change in human health. 
    The link between C2H2 and translational science is not intuitive for all. Working backward from climate-related disease to

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    Harvard Medical School

    Fundamentals & Applications of Clinical and Translational Research (FaCToR) offers an overview of the concepts of clinical/translational research through the dynamic and interactive medium of online learning. As a selected participant of this online course, you will learn about the spectrum of clinical and translational research from first-in-human studies to healthcare interventions implemented

  • Laura Mussulman, MA, MPH, has been named the Director of Clinical and Translational Science Unit (CTSU) Fairway at the University of Kansas Medical Center, effective Monday, November 8, 2021. Mussulman will direct all CTSU Fairway operations and supervise the CTSU nursing and research staff. She will also partner with the other Frontiers CTSUs at KUMC Rainbow, KU Wichita, and Children's Mercy

  • Harvard Medical School

    Fundamentals & Applications of Clinical and Translational Research (FaCToR) offers an overview of the concepts of clinical/translational research through the dynamic and interactive medium of online learning. As a selected participant of this online course, you will learn about the spectrum of clinical and translational research from first-in-human studies to healthcare interventions implemented

  • The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research welcomes ten Richmond-area community members, researchers and advocates to a new board that will foster communication between members of the community and Virginia Commonwealth University researchers. The Greater Richmond Community Advisory Board will guide and inform research at VCU by defining research priorities, evaluating projects and
  • Maria Chondronikola, Ph.D., RDN, an early-stage investigator, is an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition, and an emergent voice at the University of California, Davis, with an impressive depth of experience in nutrition and metabolism research. Her previous studies have focused on understanding the role of thermogenic adipose tissue in health and disease, the pathophysiology of
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    University Of Southern California
    This 60-minute interactive workshop is based on a recent article "Busting Myths in Online Education: Faculty Examples from the Field" contributed to the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science (JCTS) special issue on online education. Facilitators, who are also some of the article's authors, present 3 common myths in online education and 6 related case studies from faculty who have busted
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    Learning the Ropes - Irving Institute’s Translational Therapeutics Accelerator (TRx) Helps Researchers Navigate the Challenges of Commercialization

  • The SC Clinical and Translational Science Institute would like to welcome and congratulate our new cohort of Mentored Career Development in Clinical and Translational Science Program (KL2) Scholars! The KL2 program was created to support research career development for health professionals or individuals with research doctoral degrees who wish to pursue formal training and a career in clinical and

  • Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute released the latest episode of its Engage Podcast discussing research into healthy aging in the LGBTQ community. Britney Wardecker, Ph.D., an assistant professor of nursing at Penn State College of Nursing, discusses her work into understanding the needs and health care preferences of aging LGBTQ community members. Penn State Clinical and
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    The Ohio State University

    The AI in Digital Health Conference 2021 will be a virtual event on June 7, 8, and 9. The conference will be an online event through Zoom. This conference will offer a unique opportunity for engaging experienced grant reviewers who will provide insights into how to write competitive grants and avoid common pitfalls using AI in the Digital Health. It is also a platform for networking, resource

  • Winnie Adebayo, PhD, an assistant professor of nursing at Penn State College of Nursing, researches how to encourage young people to take the initiative to be tested for sexually transmitted infections, or STIs. “On one hand, when someone goes to the doctor to get screened or tested, they provide information, and the clinician gives them resources to help them manage their health,” Adebayo said.
  • Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute released the latest episode of its Engage Podcast, discussing the importance of data and how sharing data advances science. Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D., an associate professor of humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, gives an overview of the different types of data collected in health research, the importance of informed consent, and
  • The hormone prolactin has long been understood to play a vital role in breast growth and development and the production of milk during pregnancy. But a pair of recent studies conducted at Virginia Commonwealth University finds strong evidence that prolactin also acts as a major contributor to breast cancer development and that the hormone could inform the creation of targeted drugs to treat
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    Georgetown University

    The DC CTSA Consortium is pleased to announce the 2021 DC CTSA Spring Regulatory Update & Hot Topics in Clinical and Translational Research. This free, virtual conference will take place on Friday, April 23, 2021, and Friday, April 30, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM EST. Each day will feature keynote presentations and moderated panel discussions. This conference brings researchers, administrators

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    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    The UAB Informatics Institute and Center for Clinical and Translational Science invites you to attend the 5th Annual Translational and Transformative Informatics Symposium (ATTIS)! This year’s symposium will be held Friday, April 23 virtually on Zoom. ATTIS 2021 offers faculty, postdoc trainees, and graduate students an opportunity to report progress on the latest informatics research and

  • The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Columbia University's CTSA Hub, has partnered with Rita Charon on a new narrative medicine series, interviewing today’s leading life scientists. "The effective practice of medicine requires narrative competence, that is, the ability to acknowledge, absorb, interpret, and act on the stories and plights of others. Medicine practiced with

  • The month of April marks the one-year anniversary for the creation of the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) infrastructure. The N3C was built in just a few short months and is a testament to the dedication of the informatics community to fight the pandemic. The N3C mobilized the expertise of the community to create a national data repository, and was able to open the Enclave to the general
  • A trainee in our CT Research Academy broadens her research career in pulmonary hypertension and expands her connections to others in the field. A pulmonary vascular disease fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Jenna McNeill, MD, is a trainee in our Clinical and Translational Research Academy, a two-year advanced training that offers a pathway to conduct independent research for early
  • A clinical fellow in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Boston Children's Hospital learns to navigate launching a research career in gastroenterology as part of Harvard Catalyst's Clinical/Translational Research Academy. Lauren Veit Collen, MD, is a clinical fellow in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Boston Children’s Hospital. Since 2019, she has participated in our two
  • The CTRFP is the largest internal grant funding program of the ICTS. Applicants are required to submit proposals for projects that promote the translation of scientific discoveries into improvements in human health. For 2021, awards were considered across three project categories: clinical/translational, community-engaged research, and biostatistics, epidemiology, and research design.

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    Congratulations! You’ve been chosen to help develop creative materials for an upcoming clinical research study. You’re in charge of it all: naming the study, crafting key messages and content, designing the look, and developing strategies to successfully engage, inform, and motivate your target audiences. Yikes, that’s a lot! Where do you even begin? This session will take you behind the creative

  • Maybe you wrote it off as a buzzword when you first saw it. But Team Science has guided and shaped cutting edge research at Virginia Commonwealth University from behind the scenes for years. Understanding it and its value, in fact, has informed the research of some of VCU’s best scientists and physicians. “Early in my career, I had this misconception that research involved a scientist, a clinician