Pilot Funding

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    CLIC
    The CLIC Common Metrics Initiative, the University of Miami and the CTSI of Southwest Wisconsin are teaming up to host an Insights to Inspire Webinar: The 4 Stages of a Successful Pilot Funding Publication Program. Purpose: To share their strategies for making improvements and advice on how others can implement similar changes. Who Should Attend? PIs, Evaluators, Administrators, and others
  • Restricting sleep for just several days alters how we metabolize fats and changes how satisfied we are by a meal, according to new research conducted at Penn State and published in the Journal of Lipid Research. According to Orfeu Buxton, researcher on the project and professor of biobehavioral health at Penn State, when we don’t get enough sleep, we want to eat more than we need, and store it as
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    As a key currency of the scientific community, publications are often used as a measurement of success for researchers and research institutions. Published research allows an expansive community of scientists, healthcare professionals, government workers and more to make data-driven decisions that will improve population and patient health outcomes. The Clinical and Translational Science Award
  • Supporting cross-disciplinary research is one of the primary goals of Virginia Commonwealth University’s C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. Established in 2007, the center provides resources to encourage collaboration among VCU investigators and students, community partners and government organizations to advance the scientific study of human health. Last

  • How adversity early in life can lead to susceptibility to disease will be studied through a project initially funded through Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Bridges to Translation pilot grant program. Idan Shalev, PhD, Mark T. Greenberg Early Career Professor for the Study of Children’s Health and Development, and assistant professor of biobehavioral health, was recently

  • Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute is helping generate innovative health research ideas and promoting collaboration through the awarding of pilot grants in its Bridges to Translation IV program. This program seeks to link researchers not traditionally in health research with those who can help mold a new idea. Six diverse projects have been funded, giving researchers an

  • In 2012 and 2013, Drs. Nathan Berger and Amitabh Chak, partnered with the Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC) of Cleveland to sponsor the Barrett’s Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet) Pilot Grant Program. This partnership provided translational support which ultimately helped the founders' research develop the EsoCheck technology through BETRNet.