Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI)

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER

Mission Statement

Catalyze and enhance scientific discovery, innovation, dissemination and translation across the lifespan; Educate and sustain a resilient, innovative and diverse translational science workforce; Promote and ensure an efficient, safe, collaborative and integrated research environment; Engage stakeholders and communities across the entire translational spectrum

In short, our mission is to support, connect and train our CTR teams.

At a Glance

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Programs

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Funded Years
2012 - 2021

Consortium News

As the country rides a new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, it faces a riptide that’s threatening its course. The delta variant, the now-predominant strain of coronavirus, prompted President Joe Biden’s call for booster shots for all vaccinated adults on Aug. 18 and underscored discussions at a research summit that ran parallel to the president’s nationwide address. “This is, of course, something

In March of 2020, the pandemic drove Coloradans to enter lockdown mode. This was no different for researchers on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The result was that research operations were completely shuttered unless they were related to COVID-19 or essential to patient care. A group of researchers from across the country wanted to learn how different institutions handled closing research down

Findings from a new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine underscore the importance of early, intensive treatment for youth-onset type 2 diabetes. Phil Zeitler, MD, PhD, has been treating youth with type 2 diabetes for more than 20 years. He and a team of researchers published a paper today on the TODAY2 study in the New England Journal of Medicine on the long-term complications

Educational Content

University Of Colorado Denver

Leaders from the CCTSI have developed a new course offering to enhance research career success: Researcher Management & Leadership Training is a massive open online course on the global learning platform Coursera. This course is targeted to early career researchers and mentors who believe that modern scientific careers require management skills and want to be research leaders—especially current

University Of Colorado Denver

Video of Grand Rounds from the University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus on the topic of COVID-19. The speakers are Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health; Eric Poeschla, MD, head of the Division of Infectious Diseases; Steven Johnson, MD professor of medicine; and Thomas Campbell, MD, professor of medicine. Dr. Campbell is also on the CCTSI's Executive

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University Of Colorado Denver
Nov 4, 2021 | 12:00 PM - 03:00 pm MT The theme of this year's HYBRID conference is COVID-19 Research in the News: What Ethical Issues Does This Raise? KEYNOTE PRESENTER: Timothy Caulfield, Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. FLASH TALKS: Michelle Barron, MD COVID-19 Hindsite is 2020: Masks & Personal Stories Senior Director of Infection Prevention and
Virtual International Conference
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University Of Colorado Denver

The Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS), along with the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, is proud to welcome you to the second international Colorado Pragmatic Research in Health Conference (COPRH Con). Designed for junior faculty (K awards, career development

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University Of Colorado Denver
What is emotionally challenging research? How does recognizing your emotions during research lead to more ethical and methodologically sound practices? If you are interested in learning more, please join us for this brief 30-minute webinar. During this session, the presenters will provide an overview of the newly released CONVERGE Conducting Emotionally Challenging Research Training Module. The

Opportunities

Background: Health Data Compass (Compass) is part of the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM) on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU). Our mission is to empower our partners with advanced health data analytics. We strive to accelerate the use of data and data science to dramatically change health care processes and patient outcomes. We work with health systems

Background: The University of Colorado is a public research university with multiple campuses serving Colorado, the nation, and the world through leadership in high-quality education and professional training, public service, advancing research and knowledge, and state-of-the-art health care. Each campus has a distinct role and mission as provided by Colorado law. Located in the Denver metro area

Poster Sessions

University Of Colorado Denver
Background: The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU-Anschutz) is a complex research environment comprised of three hospitals and multiple University research entities, including Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI; CTSA. CU-AMC has over $600M in research grants and over 4,000 clinical research protocols and trials. COVID-19 suspended almost all clinical
University Of Colorado Denver
When the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic reached Colorado in early March 2020, the leadership team of the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) rapidly responded to this public health emergency by establishing a new rapid-review pilot grant program, the CCTSI COVID-19-Related Research Pilot Program (C2R2 Pilot) with $100,000 budgeted for this program. The goal of the C2R2 Pilot
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University Of Colorado Denver
Context: The CCTSI mission is to accelerate and catalyze the translation of innovative science into improved health and patient care throughout Colorado. Located at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (CU-AMC), the CCTSI works in partnership with CU-Boulder, Colorado State University, University of Colorado Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Denver Health, Kaiser Permanente

Publications

Chronic opioid use is associated with early biologic discontinuation in inflammatory bowel disease

Chronic opioid use is associated with poorer clinical outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease. To investigate an association between chronic opioid use and persistence with biologic agents in management of inflammatory bowel disease. A total of 16 624 patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel

Geographic Variation in Knowledge of Palliative Care Among US Adults: Findings From 2018 Health Information National Trends Survey

Public knowledge and awareness of palliative care (PC) is important to its effective use. However, it remains unclear whether the geographic variation in knowledge of PC exits in the United States. This study examined the national geographic variation in knowledge of PC. The study sample was

Increased yield of gelatin coated therapeutic cells through cholesterol insertion

Gelatin coatings are effective in increasing the retention of MSCs injected into the heart and minimizing the damage from acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but early studies suffered from low fractions of the MSCs coated with gelatin. Biotinylation of the MSC surface is a critical first step in the

Research and Operational Tools

University Of Colorado Denver

The COVIDome Project at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a collaborative multidisciplinary project, led by Joaquin Espinosa, PhD, that aims to accelerate translational research in COVID19 by generating and integrating matched multi-omics and clinical datasets and making them broadly accessible through an online portal ahead of publication.

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CLINICAL RESEARCH EDUCATION AT UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO ANSCHUTZ MEDICAL CAMPUS: ADAPTATION DURING COVID November 05, 2021 Poster
Reading the Waves: Summit Targets Pandemic’s Evolution September 30, 2021 Consortium News
11th Annual CCTSI Research Ethics Conference September 30, 2021 Event
Lessons Learned During the Pandemic: CCTSI researchers led the effort to learn from the experience of shutting down and reopening research operations September 16, 2021 Consortium News
New Study Reveals Serious Long-Term Complications in Youth-Onset Type 2 Diabetes August 30, 2021 Consortium News
CCTSI COVID-19 Rapid Research Pilot Program July 23, 2021 Consortium News
An Underused Lifesaver for COVID-19 Patients July 23, 2021 Consortium News
Fully vaccinated older adults 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 May 19, 2021 Consortium News
Pediatrician develops tool to improve care for children with severe neurological impairments April 12, 2021 Consortium News
Emergency physician leads effort to reach and treat Coloradans with COVID-19 April 12, 2021 Consortium News
Welcome to the 2021 Colorado Pragmatic Research in Health Conference! March 19, 2021 Event
The COVIDome Project: a collaborative, multidisciplinary effort to accelerate translational research in COVID-19 January 27, 2021 Research or Operational Tool
Patients with a rare form of epilepsy now have a new treatment option November 09, 2020 Consortium News
2020 COVID-19-Related Research Pilot Grant Program: Colorado CCTSI Experience October 21, 2020 Poster
CONVERGE Conducting Emotionally Challenging Research Training Module: A Demonstration Webinar October 05, 2020 Event
Researcher Management and Leadership Training June 18, 2020 Educational Content
CU Researchers Develop Key Findings as COVID-19 Clinical Trials Progress June 08, 2020 Consortium News
Study to Evaluate the Safety and Antiviral Activity of Remdesivir (GS-5734™) in Participants With Severe Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) May 06, 2020 Covid Study
Safety and Efficacy of Baricitinib for COVID-19 May 06, 2020 Covid Study
COVID-19 prompts CCTSI to launch new pilot award program and support four innovative projects May 05, 2020 Consortium News
Using the ACT network to gain insight into COVID-19 April 29, 2020 Event
Developing new strategies to prevent HIV and RSV April 20, 2020 Consortium News
Breakthrough therapy approved for people with cystic fibrosis April 20, 2020 Consortium News
Multiple COVID-19 Clinical Trials Underway at CU Anschutz April 17, 2020 Consortium News
COVID-19: Challenges, Opportunities and Unknowns April 06, 2020 Educational Content
The Colorado Pragmatic Research in Health (COPRH) Conference: Planning for Real World Impact February 20, 2020 Event
Breakthrough therapy approved for people with cystic fibrosis January 12, 2020 Consortium News
Team Science Institute 2020 December 11, 2019 Event
Associate Director, Health Data Compass December 05, 2019 Opportunity
Director, Health Data Compass December 05, 2019 Opportunity
Finding the cause of a polio-like illness November 01, 2019 Consortium News
The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI): Partnering for Innovation Value Optimization and Accelerated Translation (PIVOT) and Collaborative Perinatal Research Early Life Exposures Research Program (ELEP) August 28, 2019 Poster
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER February 05, 2019 CTSA Program Hub
Zoobiquity Colorado: Connecting Human and Animal Health through Regenerative Medicine July 30, 2018 Event
Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual Now Available June 01, 2018 Consortium News