The CLIC Virtual Tour is designed to give everyone involved with the CTSA Program, regardless of in what capacity, an overview of what CLIC provides and how to make it work for you. Think: a virtual ‘walk-through’ of new website resources, ways to communicate and guidance on how to access. It will be a multipart series, including live question and answer sessions. Videos will be released on the
- Guest Blog by Dr. Joni L. Rutter, NCATS Acting Director Greetings! It is my pleasure to be a guest on Mike’s Blog this month. While I have not yet met some of you, I hope this can serve as an introduction in my new capacity as Acting Director of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences. It has just been a few weeks since Dr. Austin’s departure, and you may be wondering how this
- University Of Southern California
Manuscript appearing in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, published online April 20, 2021.
- -University Of California San Diego
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Sarah E. Lutz, PhD from the University of Chicago, hosted by the University of California San Diego will present her research on Blood-Brain Barrier Caveolin-1 Promotes Leukocyte Vascular Extravasation in CNS Autoimmunity.
- Guest Blog by Dr. Audie Atienza, NCATS Program Officer and Dr. Sanae ElShourbagy Ferreira, NCATS Health Specialist On March 26, 2021, The CTSA Program held an “Un-meeting”, organized by CLIC and CTSC of Cleveland, on the topic of “Tackling the Digital Divide to Improve Telehealth”. This un-meeting brought together 104 participants, representing 32 CTSA hubs, to inform the consortium and those
- -Wake Forest University Health Sciences
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Kirsten M. Wright, ND, MCR, MS from Oregon Health and Science University hosted by Wake Forest School of Medicine will present her research on "Using a Home-Based Monitoring Platform to Explore Real-World Routines and Nutrition Behavior in Older Adults at Risk
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Mathew Cherian MD, from Ohio State University, hosted by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences will present his research on "Tolerable Strategies to Overcome Treatment Resistance in Breast Cancer" Resistance to first-line endocrine and cyclin
- -University Of Pittsburgh At Pittsburgh
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar program. Alex Bokov, PhD from the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, will discuss his research on "Mining EHR Data for Improved Outcomes Prediction".
- -University Of California San Diego
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Marina Walther-Antonio, PhD from the Mayo Clinic Rochester, hosted by the University of California San Diego will present her research on "The Microbiome Side of Endometrial Cancer.
Public health now has a 3rd arrow in its quiver in the form of another COVID vaccine. The J&J vaccine is the first to offer a single dose with refrigeration requirements suitable for a wider array of health care settings. All that said, vaccine hesitancy remains an obstacle to an effective public health response. In this regard, CTSAs are playing a critical role in addressing public concerns about
- March 05, 2021Melissa A. Haendel, PhD, has been named Chief Research Informatics Officer (CRIO) for the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, a newly created position responsible for transforming the campus use of information and information systems to accelerate biomedical discoveries, streamline health system operations, and continuously improve patient care. The CRIO office will lead efforts to
- -University Of Washington
The CTSA Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC) program has created the new NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Visiting Scholars Program to help promote networking among KL2 Scholars. During the pandemic, KL2 Scholars are unable to visit other institutions or conferences to give presentations and network as they have in the past. This new program provides scholars
- -University Of Pennsylvania
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Melissa Barker-Haliski, PhD from the University of Washington, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania will present her research on the "Impact of Chronic Seizures on Cognitive and Neuropsychiatric Comorbidities in AD-Associated Preclinical Models."
- -Harvard Medical School
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Heather Watchel, MD from the University of Pennsylvania, hosted by the Harvard Medical School will present her research on “Circulating microRNA Signatures in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.”
- -Medical University Of South Carolina
KL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Aaron Seaman, PhD from the University of Iowa, hosted by the Medical University of South Carolina will present his research on "Identifying the Care Delivery Needs and Outcomes for Rural Head and Neck Cancer Survivorship." Survivors of head and neck cancer (HNC
The CTSA Program strives to deliver scientific and system changes that solve the many outstanding problems limiting the efficiency, effectiveness, and reach of clinical translational research, and thus get more treatments to more patients more quickly across the country. As the largest clinical translational science network and as an exemplar to team science, NCATS envisions the CTSA Program
- -University Of Miami School Of MedicineKL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of the CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Chandylen Nightingale, PhD, MPH from the Wake Forest School of Medicine, hosted by the University of Miami School of Medicine will present her research on “Examining Capacity in Community Oncology and Moving the Needle to Improve Supportive Care Delivery for
- -University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Andrea Knittel's research focuses on the effects of the criminal legal system on women's reproductive transitions. This virtual presentation will highlight the methods and strategies used in recruiting women who have experienced incarceration and the people from their personal social networks. The Inclusive Science Program (ISP) at the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS)
We have arrived in 2021, hopeful for scientific advances to curb this pandemic once and for all. Our preparedness and readiness have been crucial in the development and implementation of several clinical trials leading the way in identifying safe and effective therapies and diagnostics for COVID-19. During this process we have witnessed incredible levels of innovation and adaptation, from the N3C
- January 07, 2021
N3C is hosting an Open House to engage CTSA members, newcomers, and the wider translational research community. The event will be kicked off with a one-hour symposium that includes opening remarks from N3C leadership, followed by a PI/Clinician Testimonial with Dr. David Ellison of OCTRI, an N3C Tutorial on how to get involved, a demonstration of the N3C Data Enclave, and flash talks from the
- -University Of Pittsburgh At PittsburghKL2 awardees from Clinical and Translational Science Centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Marisa McGinley, DO MSC, from the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland, hosted by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of Pittsburgh will present her research on "Learning Technology for Multiple Sclerosis Care
We have now completed a full cycle of virtual CTSA Program meetings where we had the opportunity to share each other’s presence – from a healthy and safe distance. Remarkably, during such a challenging year, we have managed to remain engaged and maintain quality and participation in our meetings under these “new normal” virtual gatherings. Summarizing a meeting with so many highlights is no easy
- -Harvard Medical SchoolLecture: CTSA Visiting Scholars KL2 awardees from clinical and translational science centers (CTSA) present virtual lectures as part of CTSA Visiting Scholars. Ashaunta Anderson, MD, University of Southern California, will present her research on "Cultural Pride Reinforcement for Early School Readiness (CPR4ESR): Pilot of a Clinic-Based Literacy Program to Promote Cultural Pride and School
- Center for Data to Health
N3C Domain Teams enable researchers with shared interests to analyze data within the N3C Data Enclave and collaborate more efficiently in a team science environment.
- -Stanford UniversityThis 10-session course introduces the basics of clinical research design, including biostatistics, design of diagnostic and predictive test studies, and required/desired elements of clinical trial protocols. Participants will also gain an understanding of the regulatory aspects of clinical research conduct and oversight, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), and ethical dimensions of clinical research
- November 16, 2020Listen to the latest Bioinformatics & Beyond podcast hosted by Leo Elworth. Dr. Melissa Haendel discusses how the N3C organization she co-leads and co-founded has led the way in integrating COVID-19 clinical data to aid research efforts. She discusses how the creation of synthetic clinical data also has the potential to help COVID-19 researchers. Further topics include the current status of
- November 13, 2020Anita Walden (CD2H/N3C), Nicole Garbarini (NCATS), Heidi Spratt (UTMB), Charisse Madlock-Brown (UTHSC), and Sally Hodder (WVU) give an overview and update on the status of the N3C and governance policy, with a focus on Clinical Domain Teams, IDeA-CTR partnership, and engagement. N3C overview and status updates Data agreements; status and process Domain Teams, value, and opportunities Social
- November 12, 2020
The Foundations of Biomedical Data Science virtual seminar series is an exciting and topical set of regularly scheduled, weekly, webinar presentations covering the basics of data management, representation, computation, statistical inference, data modeling, & other topics relevant to “big data” biomedicine. The seminar series provides fundamental topic introductions suitable for individuals at all
As COVID-19 continues as a top priority at all levels of our research enterprise, finding strategies to contain the spread of the virus and better treat the disease and its complications remains paramount. RADx-UP is an NIH initiative to support the development of community-engaged projects across the United States to assess and expand COVID-19 testing for underserved and/or vulnerable populations
- November 02, 2020
Working towards a cure for HIV requires many things – tenacity, determination, and collaboration. In the early 1980s, when a patient received a diagnosis of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the individual was often told to get their affairs in order. Their life expectancy could range from just a few weeks to a few months. Today, a person may receive the same diagnosis and live for several more