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    Columbia University

    The mission of the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is to advance discoveries, knowledge, and innovation to improve human health across the lifespan for diverse populations in upper Manhattan and around the world. By mobilizing and connecting Columbia University’s researchers, we aim to create a seamless integration of community and academic partnerships. Our commitment to train a multi-faceted workforce, provide vital resources to researchers, and improve the efficiency of research processes, promotes the collaborative team science framework needed to translate research discoveries into effective interventions that address current and future health concerns.

    We provide over 70 different services and programs focused on education and training, seed funding, bioinformatics, biostatistics, clinical research, lifespan research and special populations, regulatory knowledge and bioethics, an off-site community facility and health informatics websites.
  • University Of Southern California

    COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into research conduct, forcing hospitals and universities to transfer their research plans, data collection procedures, survey dissemination processes, and participant engagement methods quickly and nimbly to online venues. In addition, the state of research operations has changed dramatically due to the pandemic. This guide provides key considerations for ensuring

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    May 27, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern Time. This NCATS “Rapid-Response” Un-Meeting will encourage discussions to identify activities that can be initiated and sustained in the interpandemic period to include when a significant public health emergency arises in the future, these community based environments can seamlessly participate in joint projects to address the threat. Other potential topics include identifying opportunities to build models of outreach to better include community hospitals for recruitment and enrollment into academic clinical trials, identifying ways to increase participant

  • Journal of Clinical and Translational Science

    The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the clinical research enterprises at the 60 Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Hubs throughout the nation.

  • Journal of Clinical and Translational Science

    In this paper, we address how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted informed consent for clinical research through examining experiences within Clinical and Translation Science Award (CTSA) institutions. We begin with a brief overview of informed consent and the challenges that existed prior to COVID-19.

  • Journal of Clinical and Translational Science

    Introduction: The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) created major disruptions at academic centers and health care systems globally. Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) fund hubs supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences which provide infrastructure and leadership for clinical and translational research at many such institutions.

  • The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the clinical research enterprises at the 60 Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Hubs throughout the nation.

  • University Of Utah

    NIH Heal Award winner and University of Utah researcher Julie Fritz discusses her expertise on musculoskeletal and back pain on the heels of winning being awarded the NIH HEAL Award grant.

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    University Of Southern California

    This 60-minute webinar explains how ExpertLens works and focuses on conducting modified-Delphi panels using ExpertLens. It will provide a brief overview of the Delphi method and modified-Delphi method and discuss how to conduct expert elicitation and stakeholder engagement panels virtually. Learning Objectives At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to: • Describe the strengths and

  • Tufts CTSI Translational Research Day 2021 is Tuesday, April 27, 9AM-3PM, live and online via Zoom.
    Tufts University Boston

    You are invited to attend an exciting live, online event on Tuesday, April 27, 9:00AM-3:00PM. We hope you and your colleagues will join us for Translational Research Day 2021: Translational Research across the Spectrum. We will celebrate research that spans translational phases and leads to important discoveries like the COVID-19 vaccines. Our first fully-online Translational Research Day will

  • Kate Marusina, director of the CTSC Clinical Trials Office, oversees a team that provides support for clinical trials at UC Davis. UC Davis conducts more than 2,000 research studies at any given time, including basic science, translational, and clinical trial research — all with the goal of bringing new, effective, and safe treatments to patients more quickly. In this brief interview conducted by
  • 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

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    University Of Southern California

    The USC Regulatory Science Program, SC CTSI and Greater LA Consortium is hosting a virtual symposium via Zoom for clinical research professionals focusing on principles of global clinical research for medical devices. When? Friday April 9 from 9am-3pm PST Registration required.

  • A team of UC Davis Health scientists is working to identify factors that could predict brachial plexus birth injury (BPBI), the leading cause of infants’ upper extremity paralysis. They are developing a predictive risk model of maternal and hospital factors associated with the condition. Their work seeks to inform better prevention strategies and shift the current standard practices for this
  • Researchers like Susan Mohammed study the formation and functioning of teams, a field called team science. Team science is essential because understanding team dynamics strengthens team member unity. The application of team science tools and techniques builds strong team foundations for success. Mohammed, a professor of psychology, provides team science consultations to Penn State research teams
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    Emory University

    Hosted by the Georgia CTSA, the Southeast Regional Clinical & Translational Science Conference, held virtually on March 4 - 5, 2021, brings together researchers from across the region to present the best new clinical and translational research and build collaborative relationships. • Featured talks • Poster sessions showcasing clinical and translational science advances across the region •

  • Tufts University Boston

    What is stakeholder and community engagement (SCE), and why is it important? Learn the benefits, strategies, and methods at Stakeholder Engagement in Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research. This seminar, taught by Thomas Concannon, PhD, Tufts CTSI’s Director of Stakeholder and Community Engagement and Assistant Director of Comparative Effectiveness Research, will review previous

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    When you spend most of your research in a lab, the idea of engaging stakeholders in research may not seem tangible or practical. In this course, Thomas Concannon, PhD, Co-Director of Tufts CTSI Stakeholder and Community Engagement, interviews Jonathan Garlick, DDS, PhD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, whose journey of stakeholder engagement has transformed his stem cell research. Learn

  • Tufts University Boston

    Sexual and gender minority (SGM) is an umbrella term that encompasses lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender populations as well as those whose sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, or reproductive development varies from traditional, societal, cultural, or physiologic norms. Research with SGM populations is lacking, but is desperately needed to help understand and improve their

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    This lecture provides researchers with practical guidance for carrying out and evaluating multi-stakeholder engaged research projects. The material presented can assist researchers to consider more systematically which stakeholder groups to involve, in what study roles, and by what modes of engagement. By documenting how stakeholders are paired up with specific roles, the matrix also provides a

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    Need a larger sample size for your clinical trial? Interested in increasing research participation from children with diverse backgrounds? Want to prepare to conduct regulatory science in an ever-changing networked environment? The content in this course was presented on April 18, 2018 in Washington, D.C., as part of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) 2018 meeting.

  • Tufts University Boston

    This short course provides an overview of two common implementation frameworks used in grant proposals, RE-AIM (the Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption, Implementation, and Maintenance Framework) and CFIR (the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research), and how the CFIR framework, combined with ERIC (Expert Recommendations for Implementing Change) strategies, can be used in planning for

  • Tufts University Boston

    The goal of medicine and research should be that “all patients, of all backgrounds, get the care they need when they interface with our health care system” (Joyce Sackey, MD, Tufts University Associate Provost and Chief Diversity Officer). Are we doing enough to reach this goal?

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    What is a pragmatic trial, and what methodological challenges should you consider?

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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

  • In a new study, the Evaluation and Continuous Improvement (ECI) team of the Georgia CTSA evaluated publications characterized as Big Splashes with immediate impact and publications with Ripple Effects over time, to understand how Georgia CTSA-supported research is ‘making waves’ that can accelerate translation. Previous systematic evaluations of the Georgia CTSA’s publication portfolio revealed a

  • Georgia CTSA Clinical Research Centers offer dedicated space, experienced staff, and resources to support research at a competitive cost. We assist investigators of all experience levels from Emory, Georgia Tech, Morehouse School of Medicine, UGA, and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in serving adult and pediatric patient populations in Georgia. Watch this new video to learn more about how we help

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    National Institutes of Health

    This RCCN Virtual Workshop will include sessions on aspects of including older adults in clinical research including the Current Situation, Barriers - Real and Perceived, Making the Case, and Best Practices Reaching for Out to Colleagues. View the draft agenda for the workshop here. This workshop will be held as a webinar, and registration is free and open to the public. Please register using this

  • The CTSC Clinical Research Center (CCRC) at UC Davis Health received the Patient Safety Innovation Award for supporting the pioneering research into a #COVID-19 #pfizer #vaccine. Under the leadership of Daniel Nishijima, M.D., M.A.S., and Christopher Kain, RN, M.S.N., the team serves as the clinical component of the UC Davis Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), funded by an NIH grant
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Tracy Mehan talks about changing the way we talk about research and accessibility