North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS)

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Mission Statement

Our mission is to develop and support a skilled research workforce, engage diverse stakeholders as active partners, develop innovative methods to address barriers to translating scientific findings, and incorporate cutting-edge informatics tools and methodologies in every aspect of translational research.

We educate, fund, connect, and support research teams.

At a Glance

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Programs

UL1 Award

KL2 Award

TL1 Award

Funded Years
2012 - 2021
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Consortium News

John Baratta, MD, MBA helped start the UNC COVID Recovery Clinic—where patients can get help for their ongoing symptoms and doctors can gather valuable data. “We don’t have a lot of specific, scientific answers because it’s just all so new,” Baratta says. “Through research, that’s what we and others have to figure out.” To start finding answers for patients with "long COVID," the clinic team, with

Working towards a cure for HIV requires many things, including tenacity, determination, and collaboration. Nilu Goonetilleke, PhD – an immunologist in the University of North Carolina School of Medicine – is well-equipped to meet this challenge. Learn more about how Goonetilleke is changing the trajectory of HIV with research support from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC

The Community and Stakeholder Engagement Program at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute works to promote and facilitate the development of long-lasting and meaningful research partnerships between clinical and translational researchers and diverse stakeholders from across North Carolina. When implemented with planning and open-mindedness, community and

Educational Content

University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Duke University
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Medical University Of South Carolina
University Of Miami School Of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
ReGARDD provides academic researchers with the regulatory tools and resources necessary to successfully navigate the pathway from discovery to clinical implementation of new drugs, biologics and medical devices. Investigational New Drug or Biologic Investigational Device Exemption Educational Videos ReGARDD Sponsored Events Who We Are The Regulatory Guidance for Academic Research of Drugs and
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The CTSA Visiting Scholar program consists of giving the virtual CTSA Grand Rounds lecture, which is open to the entire CTSA Consortium, and virtual meetings between KL2 Scholars and faculty at the host institution and their KL2 peers. There are two main goals of this program. The first is to offer the opportunity to serve as a visiting professor and help make connections with faculty that will

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University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

The CTSA Visiting Scholar program consists of giving the virtual CTSA Grand Rounds lecture, which is open to the entire CTSA Consortium, and virtual meetings between KL2 Scholars and faculty at the host institution and their KL2 peers. There are two main goals of this program. The first is to offer the opportunity to serve as a visiting professor and help make connections with faculty that will

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University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

The CTSA Visiting Scholar program consists of giving the virtual CTSA Grand Rounds lecture, which is open to the entire CTSA Consortium, and virtual meetings between KL2 Scholars and faculty at the host institution and their KL2 peers. There are two main goals of this program. The first is to offer the opportunity to serve as a visiting professor and help make connections with faculty that will

Opportunities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) seeks a high-energy, service-oriented leader for the position of Director of the Office of Human Research Ethics (OHRE http://research.unc.edu/offices/human-research-ethics/). The OHRE is responsible for ethical and regulatory oversight of all research at UNC that involves human subjects. The OHRE oversees the planning, direction, and execution

Poster Sessions

Medical University Of South Carolina
University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

MUSC Contributors – Diana Lee-Chavarria, Amanda Fortelney, Signe Denmark, Stephanie Gentilin, Clare Tyson, Royce Sampson, Tammy Loucks, Patrick Flume, Marc Chimowitz, Tanya Turan UNC Contributors – John Buse, Nicholas Shaheen, Andrea Carnegie, Laura Viera, Catherine Barnes Abstract Establishing clinical trial portfolios and building qualified study teams at health centers provides patients the

University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

True innovation depends on identifying the right problem to solve. To streamline the process of identifying opportunities for innovation, FastTraCS has developed a virtual, scalable approach to rapidly identifying impactful clinical problems—creating a foundation for unmet need definition, validation and new product development. This approach eliminates the need for upfront clinical shadowing/

Virginia Commonwealth University
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University Of Washington
University Of Alabama At Birmingham
University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Johns Hopkins University
Mayo Clinic
Oregon Health and Science University

Many clinical questions have arisen with the COVID-19 pandemic, from who is at greatest risk for COVID-19 infection to adverse outcomes if infected to how COVID-19 has impacted healthcare utilization patterns. To help answer these questions, and many more, the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) has integrated real-world clinical observations from across the nation into a harmonized database

Publications

Combating Structural Inequities - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Clinical and Translational Research

f the clinical and translational research enterprise is to help resolve health crises and ensure that all people in the United States have the opportunity to live healthy lives, it must shift paradigms and begin to center equity, diversity, and inclusion in its work.

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

Impact of the CYP2C19*17 Allele on Outcomes in Patients Receiving Genotype-Guided Antiplatelet Therapy After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Genotyping for CYP2C19 no function alleles to guide antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) improves clinical outcomes. Although results for the increased function CYP2C19*17 allele are also reported, its clinical relevance in this setting remains unclear. A collaboration

Research and Operational Tools

University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill
University Of Miami School Of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University

ReGARDD provides academic researchers with the regulatory tools and resources necessary to successfully navigate the pathway from discovery to clinical implementation of new drugs, biologics and medical devices.

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CTSA Visiting Scholar Program - Haiyan He, PhD February 23, 2022 Event
CTSA Visiting Scholar Program - Mona Mashayekhi, MD, PhD February 23, 2022 Event
CTSA Visiting Scholar Program - Marquis Hawkins, PhD February 22, 2022 Event
CTSA Visiting Scholar Program - Tomeka Suber, MD, PhD February 22, 2022 Event
Two Approaches to Developing Clinical Trialists November 05, 2021 Poster
FastTraCS: Problem Discovery Microsprint: Virtual Scalable Toolkit for Translational Innovation November 03, 2021 Poster
Catalyze Seminar Series: Beyond Technical Milestones - Incorporating Desirability Into Your Innovation August 10, 2021 Event
Director of the Office of Human Research Ethics August 10, 2021 Opportunity
TraCS aids research mission of new UNC clinic to help patients with Post-COVID syndrome March 23, 2021 Consortium News
Lecture: CTSA Visiting Scholars: Therapeutic Advances in Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia March 22, 2021 Event
Lecture: CTSA Visiting Scholars: High risk yet often overlooked: Improving opioid safety for complex older adults February 18, 2021 Event
REDCap Clinical Data Management February 09, 2021 Event
ISP Spring Seminar Series: It Works in Rural Communities Too! February 09, 2021 Event
Lecture: CTSA Visiting Scholars: Using mixed methods multilevel research to explore implementation of “screen and treat” for secondary prevention of cervical cancer in Malawi February 05, 2021 Event
Introduction to Focus Groups February 04, 2021 Event
Semi-Structured Interviewing February 04, 2021 Event
NRP Education Session: Investigational Drug Services New Billing Model Introduction and Discussion February 04, 2021 Event
Clinical Protocol Development Workshop January 25, 2021 Event
ISP Spring Seminar Series: Research Recruitment From the Social Networks of Women Who Have Experienced Incarceration January 25, 2021 Event
Lecture: CTSA Visiting Scholars: Judging beyond the cover: Assessing the readability, understandability, and actionability in breast cancer survivorship print materials January 25, 2021 Event
NHLBI: Catalyze Informational Webinar January 20, 2021 Event
Research Support Spotlight – Changing the Trajectory of HIV December 07, 2020 Consortium News
Community and Stakeholder Engagement in Health Research: Guidelines Offered by NC TraCS November 17, 2020 Consortium News
Semi-Structured Interviewing November 11, 2020 Event
NRP Education Session: Prevention of COVID-19 November 06, 2020 Event
Changing the Trajectory of HIV November 02, 2020 Consortium News
A Guided Look at a Digital Health Intervention Powered by Semblie November 02, 2020 Event
Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 on Immunocompromised Persons: N3C ImmunoSuppressed/Compromised Clinical Domain Team October 29, 2020 Poster
MURAL Series: Translating Research Instruments October 22, 2020 Event
COVID-19 Journal Club: Cardiovascular Disease, Drug Therapy, and Mortality in Covid-19 October 12, 2020 Event
TraCS be nimble, TraCS be quick - UNC CTSA enables rapid response to COVID-19 October 12, 2020 Event
Harnessing data to improve patient care: PCORnet at UNC-Chapel Hill October 01, 2020 Consortium News
The 2K Pilot Impact: A $2,000 Ticket to Success – Asking the Right Questions September 11, 2020 Consortium News
NC TraCS opens application cycles for (K) career development programs August 31, 2020 Consortium News
Implicit and Explicit Bias Series: Bias in Research August 31, 2020 Event
Implicit and Explicit Bias Series: Fundamentals and Transformative Change August 14, 2020 Event
Biostatistics Seminar Series - Data Visualization & Statistical Graphics August 14, 2020 Event
From Lab to Bedside: How Clinical Trials Work August 03, 2020 Consortium News
Town Hall: New Investigational Drug Services SOPs August 03, 2020 Event
TraCS Tales of Translation July 24, 2020 Consortium News
ISP at NC TraCS launches Rural Health Research Toolkit July 24, 2020 Consortium News
TraCS Tales of Translation - Zoma Foster, PhD July 14, 2020 Event
Facilitating stakeholder engagement in early stage translational research July 10, 2020 Consortium News
NC TraCS R Writing Group: Laboratory-based Researchers July 06, 2020 Consortium News
CER Data Linkage Seminar Series - Lessons Learned: Using Linked EHR and Claims Data at UNC to Examine Preoperative Gabapentinoids & Prolonged Opioid Use July 06, 2020 Event
Regulatory Guidance for Academic Research of Drugs and Devices (ReGARDD) July 01, 2020 Research or Operational Tool
Kappelman Receives Award From Crohn's & Colitis Foundation June 30, 2020 Consortium News
Research Resilience in the Age of COVID-19: Insights from Sponsors and Investigators June 29, 2020 Event
NC TraCS Institute Overview Video June 05, 2020 Consortium News
Introducing Research for Me June 04, 2020 Event