Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS)

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Mission Statement

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is a multi-institutional consortium of medical research institutions forged from a desire to promote clinical research and translational science. The members of the GHUCCTS consortium are: Georgetown University (GU), Howard University (HU), MedStar Health Research Institute (MHRI), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), and the Washington Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Through multiple partnerships and collaborations among the member institutions, GHUCCTS is transforming clinical research and translational science in order to bring new scientific advances to health care. GHUCCTS was founded on five basic principles that have been endorsed by each of the member institutions. These serve to identify the overall purpose of the consortium, as well as key aspects of its research activities, governance, and focus. These principles form the foundation of the consortium itself.

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Consortium News

Register now for the 10th Annual Health Informatics & Data Science Symposium at Georgetown University. This event will be held, virtually, October 8th from 9 AM - 12:30 PM. Featured are presentations from Dr. Anant Madabhushi, Ph.D.; Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD., Ph.D.; Iker Huerga, M. Sc.; as well as our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Amy Abernathy who will speak on the topic: "Future of Digital Health

Dr. Vanita R. Aroda, current Director of the Diabetes Clinical Research Program at Brigham and Women's Hospital and former GHUCCTS KL2 scholar, is featured in the piece "Vanita Aroda: the accidental role model… by no accident" published by The Lancet. Article abstract: Clinical academia is still male-dominated in many fields, including diabetes and endocrinology. This makes the achievements of

Session recordings and slide presentations are now available from the DC CTSA Consortium's 2021 DC CTSA Spring Regulatory Update & Hot Topics in Clinical and Translational Research. Moving Swiftly to Combat the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis (4/23/21) Keynote, featuring David Diemert, MD, FRCP(C) Panel 1: COVID-19 Vaccine Research, Recruitment, and Testing Panel 2: Regulatory Issues Related to

Educational Content

Georgetown University
Howard University

Under the leadership of Dr. Carla Williams, the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) has created an educational blog that covers a variety of topics related to clinical research. Each post is written for the general public and has been reviewed by a plain language expert and a team of scientific reviewers. The blog currently features 11 individual

Howard University
Georgetown University

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Studies (GHUCCTS) hosted this webinar on February 10, 2020. Engaging communities and patients throughout the study process can positively impact health research, particularly when addressing complex health problems. These partnerships can also increase competitiveness in research grant applications, as patient and community

Georgetown University
Howard University
George Washington University

This annual meeting brings researchers, administrators, and clinical professionals from throughout the Clinical and Translational Sciences Awards (CTSA) region together for collaborative discussion and response to regulatory revisions and identified clinical research priorities within the current landscape of clinical trials. The focus for this meeting was “COVID-19: the Virus, Preparedness in the

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Georgetown University

Register now for the 10th Annual Health Informatics & Data Science Symposium at Georgetown University. This event will be held, virtually, October 8th from 9 AM - 12:30 PM. Featured are presentations from Dr. Anant Madabhushi, Ph.D.; Dr. Lucila Ohno-Machado, MD., Ph.D.; Iker Huerga, M. Sc.; as well as our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Amy Abernathy who will speak on the topic: "Future of Digital Health

Logistical information for 2021 Summer Intensive Workshop  Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research
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Georgetown University

The Summer Intensive Workshop will be held from July 12 through July 16, 2021 online from 9 AM to 5 PM each day. This is a one-week (40-hour) introductory-level workshop with a focus on biostatistics and design of clinical trials. Registration fee: $1,000 ($600 for Residency & Fellowship Programs) This workshop may be eligible for tuition assistance benefits. Contact your benefits office for

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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

Poster Sessions

Georgetown University

The Georgetown Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (GHUCCTS) manages clinical research units (CRUs) at both lead institutions which house most of the clinical research activity of their institutions. Activity at the Georgetown CRU diminished markedly during the pandemic. Risk is being managed by physically segregating COVID related research, testing of personnel and

GHUCCTS Optional Module: Environmental Determinants of Health
Georgetown University

In 1854, case mapping linked a cholera epidemic to a water pump source. Modern IT is applied to understanding disease clustering, role of toxins, with emerging application to stress and health care access. The District of Columbia has diverse ethnic groups and marked disparities of healthy living space, care facilities, and geographic variation of disease. We plan to leverage advanced IT and

Publications

Deep learning paired with wearable passive sensing data predicts deterioration in anxiety disorder symptoms across 17-18 years

Recent studies have demonstrated that passive smartphone and wearable sensor data collected throughout daily life can predict anxiety symptoms cross-sectionally. However, to date, no research has demonstrated the capacity for these digital biomarkers to predict long-term prognosis. We utilized deep

The cross-sectional association of renal dysfunction with tests of cognition in middle-aged adults with early type 2 diabetes: The GRADE Study

The association of renal dysfunction with tests of cognition in type 2 diabetes has been examined in individuals with moderate and advanced renal disease. Here we examine the association of renal dysfunction with tests of cognition in a cohort of middle-aged adults with short duration diabetes (mean

Age-dependent anticonvulsant actions of perampanel and brivaracetam in the methyl-6,7-dimethoxy-4-ethyl-beta-carboline-3-carboxylate (DMCM) model of seizures in developing rats

The antiseizure drugs commonly used as first- and second-line treatments for neonatal seizures display poor efficacy. Thus, drug mechanisms of action that differ from these typical agents might provide better seizure control. Perampanel, an AMPA-receptor antagonist, and brivaracetam, a SV2A ligand

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Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is now accepting a letter of interest form for its predoctoral student and postdoctoral fellow training program in Translational Biomedical Science (TBS Program). Interest Form DUE April 1, 2021; Final application is DUE June 30, 2021.

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is now accepting applications for our 2021 KL2 Scholars Program. The pre-application is due January 31, 2021 with the final application due February 28, 2021. Funding is expected to begin in June 2021 pending the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is now accepting applications for our 2021 KL2 Scholars Program. The pre-application is due January 31, 2021 with the final application due February 28, 2021. Funding is expected to begin in June 2021 pending the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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10th Annual Health Informatics & Data Science Virtual Symposium at Georgetown University September 22, 2021 Consortium News
10th Annual Health Informatics & Data Science Virtual Symposium at Georgetown University September 21, 2021 Event
Summer Intensive Workshop: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research May 21, 2021 Event
Summer Intensive Workshop: Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research May 21, 2021 Event
Former GHUCCTS KL2 Scholar Dr. Vanita R. Aroda profiled in The Lancet May 10, 2021 Consortium News
Former GHUCCTS KL2 Scholar Dr. Vanita R. Aroda profiled in The Lancet May 10, 2021 Consortium News
Now Available: DC CTSA Conference 2021 Recordings May 10, 2021 Consortium News
Now Available: DC CTSA Conference 2021 Recordings May 10, 2021 Consortium News
Now Available: DC CTSA Conference 2021 Recordings May 10, 2021 Consortium News
DC CTSA Consortium: Beyond COVID-19 - Challenges & Lessons Learned during a Pandemic April 09, 2021 Event
DC CTSA Consortium: Beyond COVID-19 - Challenges & Lessons Learned during a Pandemic April 09, 2021 Event
DC CTSA Consortium: Beyond COVID-19 - Challenges & Lessons Learned during a Pandemic April 09, 2021 Event
DC CTSA Consortium: Moving Swiftly to Combat the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis April 09, 2021 Event
DC CTSA Consortium: Moving Swiftly to Combat the COVID-19 Global Health Crisis April 09, 2021 Event
Request for Applications: GHUCCTS 2021-2022 TL1 Translational Biomedical Science Program March 02, 2021 RFA
Request for Applications: GHUCCTS 2021-2022 TL1 Translational Biomedical Science Program March 02, 2021 RFA
Request for Applications: GHUCCTS 2021-2022 TL1 Translational Biomedical Science Program March 02, 2021 RFA
Research Grand Rounds: Structural and functional insights into the link between olfaction, cognition, and drive from a translational perspective March 02, 2021 Event
Research Grand Rounds: Structural and functional insights into the link between olfaction, cognition, and drive from a translational perspective March 02, 2021 Event
Research Grand Rounds: Structural and functional insights into the link between olfaction, cognition, and drive from a translational perspective March 02, 2021 Event
MHRI-GHUCCTS Monthly Statistical Seminar: Propensity Score Analysis of Non-randomized Studies March 02, 2021 Event
2021 GHUCCTS KL2 Scholars Program Application February 09, 2021 RFA
2021 GHUCCTS KL2 Scholars Program Application February 09, 2021 RFA
2021 GHUCCTS KL2 Scholars Program Application February 09, 2021 RFA
MHRI-GHUCCTS Statistical Seminar: Bayesian Analysis - Alternative to Frequentist Analysis February 09, 2021 Event
MHRI-GHUCCTS Statistical Seminar: Bayesian Analysis - Alternative to Frequentist Analysis February 09, 2021 Event
Two GHUCCTS advisors named to NIH ACTIV-1 Community Advisory Board January 04, 2021 Consortium News
Two GHUCCTS advisors named to NIH ACTIV-1 Community Advisory Board January 04, 2021 Consortium News
NHCOA honors GHUCCTS leader Florencia Gonzalez with Research Recognition Award December 11, 2020 Consortium News
NHCOA honors GHUCCTS leader Florencia Gonzalez with Research Recognition Award December 11, 2020 Consortium News
TIN convalescent plasma study by former GHUCCTS KL2 scholar Dr. Seble Kassaye featured on NBC4 December 01, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS Research Grand Rounds: Role of bile acid regulated receptors in the pathogenesis and treatment of NASH and obesity related kidney disease December 01, 2020 Event
GHUCCTS Research Grand Rounds: Role of bile acid regulated receptors in the pathogenesis and treatment of NASH and obesity related kidney disease December 01, 2020 Event
GHUCCTS Research Grand Rounds: Role of bile acid regulated receptors in the pathogenesis and treatment of NASH and obesity related kidney disease December 01, 2020 Event
GHUCCTS announces 2020 KL2 Scholar Dr. Haiyan He December 01, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS RESEARCH ADAPTATIONS DURING THE TIME OF COVID October 22, 2020 Poster
Integrating Diverse Populations in Research: Perils, Pitfalls, and Promise October 16, 2020 Event
Integrating Diverse Populations in Research: Perils, Pitfalls, and Promise October 16, 2020 Event
“Statistical Significance” has no meaning: An introduction to statistics October 09, 2020 Event
“Statistical Significance” has no meaning: An introduction to statistics October 09, 2020 Event
“Statistical Significance” has no meaning: An introduction to statistics October 09, 2020 Event
KL2 Visiting Scholar Seminar Series: Barriers to Attendance of Prenatal and Well-Child Visits October 09, 2020 Event
GHUCCTS KL2 scholar alumna Dr. Seble Kassaye leads development of confidential COVID-19 symptom tracking tool October 01, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS KL2 scholar alumna Dr. Seble Kassaye leads development of confidential COVID-19 symptom tracking tool October 01, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS member Florencia Gonzalez speaks on recent NHCOA panel "Lessons from the Field: Conducting Health Research with Hard to Reach Populations" October 01, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS member Florencia Gonzalez speaks on recent NHCOA panel "Lessons from the Field: Conducting Health Research with Hard to Reach Populations" October 01, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS funds six new pilot projects, including four that address the current COVID-19 pandemic August 04, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS funds six new pilot projects, including four that address the current COVID-19 pandemic August 04, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS highlights the importance of community-engaged research through "GHUCCTS in the Community" videos July 21, 2020 Consortium News
GHUCCTS highlights the importance of community-engaged research through "GHUCCTS in the Community" videos July 21, 2020 Consortium News