University of Pennsylvania

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Mission Statement

To expand the number of faculty capable of pursuing translational research between proof of concept in cells and model systems and detailed elucidation of phenotypes in small numbers of people using both recruitment and education; and
To reduce the barriers that confront faculty in their pursuit of such research.

At a Glance

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Publications citing CTSA Program Grant

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Programs

UL1 Award

KL2 Award

TL1 Award

Funded Years
2012 - 2020

Consortium News

The University of Pennsylvania will be conducting a mixed methods study, funded by NCATS through a bioethics supplement to the University of Pennsylvania’s CTSA, to examine institutional approaches to prioritizing COVID-19 trials. The goal of this study is to understand relevant processes and criteria applied during the pandemic, as well as perspectives on potentially extending these approaches to

Educational Content

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We are all facing different and difficult challenges as we confront the COVID-19 pandemic. In order to support you in this time of uncertainty, the University of Pennsylvania is sharing this free and unique version of Dr. Karen Reivich’s “Resilience Skills” course from the Specialization Foundations of Positive Psychology. Learn how to incorporate resilience interventions into your personal and

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Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists, is a free open education resource that can be used asynchronously 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
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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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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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KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Shirley Cohen-Mekelburg, MD, MS from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor hosted by the University of Pennsylvania will present her research on Improving Care Coordination for Patients with Complex Specialty Care Needs: Inflammatory Bowel Disease as a Case

Publications

Polygenic Risk of Psychiatric Disorders Exhibits Cross-trait Associations in Electronic Health Record Data From European Ancestry Individuals

Prediction of disease risk is a key component of precision medicine. Common traits such as psychiatric disorders have a complex polygenic architecture, making the identification of a single risk predictor difficult. Polygenic risk scores (PRSs) denoting the sum of an individual's genetic liability

Evaluation of Vascular Reactivity of Maternal Vascular Adaptations of Pregnancy With Quantitative MRI: Pilot Study

Abnormal maternal vascular function during pregnancy stemming from systemic endothelial dysfunction (EDF) has a central role in the pathophysiology of preeclampsia (PE). To utilize quantitative MRI to investigate changes in physiological measures of vascular reactivity during normal pregnancy, and

Genetic skin disorders: The value of a multidisciplinary clinic

Genodermatoses are inherited disorders with skin manifestations and can present with multisystem involvement, resulting in challenges in diagnosis and treatment. To address this, the expertise of dermatology and clinical genetics through a multidisciplinary clinic (Genodermatoses Clinic) were