Translational Science

  • This month's Research Grand Rounds features Evaristus Nwulia, MD, MHS, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Translational Neuroscience Laboratory at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Nwulia will discuss "Structural and functional insights into the link between olfaction, cognition, and drive from a translational perspective".
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    Georgetown University

    This month's Research Grand Rounds features Evaristus Nwulia, MD, MHS, Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Translational Neuroscience Laboratory at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Nwulia will discuss "Structural and functional insights into the link between olfaction, cognition, and drive from a translational perspective". Dr. Nwulia's NIH (NIMH, NIAAA, NIA, NIDA)-supported

  • Virginia Commonwealth University Wright Center Translational Scholar Caitlin Martin, M.D., MPH, joined one of her patients, Nichole Hollie, for a conversation about addiction treatment and recovery in February. Hollie sought care at VCU Health’s OB MOTIVATE Clinic, designed for women to address substance use disorders before, during and after pregnancy. Martin was her provider. “The care I
  • This course will fulfill an unmet educational need and provide you with valuable knowledge to be successful in developing therapies and expediting scientific discovery to patients. Ultimately, this course will enable you to contribute to life saving developments that improve the quality of life. This course will change your approach to medicine and innovation. The information is critical for

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    Understanding Interventions emerged from a need to emphasize the role of research in practice. This is an online, open-access, post-publication commentary journal. Article topic areas: Diverse Groups graduate and Career Interventions Mentoring and Coaching Non-Academic Institutions Program Design and Evaluation Research STEM and Medicine Theoretical Approaches Undergraduate and Community College

  • Journal of Clinical and Translational Science

    Failure to accrue participants into clinical trials incurs economic costs, wastes resources, jeop-ardizes answering research questions meaningfully, and delays translating research discoveriesinto improved health.

  • The purpose of this survey is to solicit information on the creative innovations and adaptations made by the hubs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)
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    Center for Data to Health

    The N3C is the largest collection of electronic health record (EHR) data on COVID-19 patients in the world and is anchored on the OHDSI/OMOP model. This webinar will feature presentations to increase N3C awareness and engagement of nurses, and to identify opportunities and roles relevant to nurse scientists. There will also be a panel discussion involving prominent nurse scientists to address

  • Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute released the latest episode of its Engage Podcast featuring Kathleen Sturgeon, Ph.D., assistant professor of public health sciences, discussing her research into the use of exercise in cancer treatment. Sturgeon is a scholar in the institute’s Early-Stage Investigator Training Program (KL2). This program invests in early-stage faculty
  • OSU Annual Scientific Meeting
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    Ohio State University

    The OSU CCTS and Nationwide Children's Hospital will be hosting our 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting on Jan. 12, 19, and 26, 2021, with a focus on using COVID-19 as a case study for best practices in clinical and translational science. This event will be held virtually. You can view the full agenda here.

  • The VCU C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research has received a $16 million gift from the foundation of its namesake benefactors. The funds are part of a $24 million gift from the C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Foundation, announced on Friday. The Wright Center’s $16 million will support the mission of the center — to advance science and foster partnerships that
  • The Translational Science Interagency Fellowship (TSIF) is a new postdoctoral fellowship opportunity developed by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Fellows will be jointly mentored by NCATS and FDA scientists on a research project of mutual interest to both organizations. Fellows in this program will develop skills of

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    Pennsylvania State Univ Hershey Med Ctr
    Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute presents "Collaboration Across Disciplines" at its next Translational Science Seminar Series webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Dec. 15. Jessica Ericson, M.D., and Winnie Adebayo, Ph.D., will present the webinar. Both are part of a research project evaluating the public’s knowledge and acceptance of health messaging related to COVID-19, such as
  • Princeton University, a member Institution of the New Jersey Alliance for Clinical and Translational Science, seeks a highly motivated individual to join the Department of Molecular Biology as a Clinical Research Project Coordinator (RPC). This individual will coordinate an NIH-funded, multi-institution, clinical study - The Fragile Families Cardiovascular Health Follow Up Study - between

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    Pennsylvania State Univ Hershey Med Ctr
    Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute presents “The Impacts of Child Maltreatment on Development: Implications for Prevention and Policy” at its next Translational Science Seminar Series webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Nov. 19. Jennie Noll, Ph.D., professor of human development and family studies and director of Penn State Child Maltreatment Solutions Network, will discuss
  • A series of compounds discovered in the laboratory of Rockefeller’s Jan L. Breslow will be developed into novel medicines, the drug discovery company Bridge Medicines recently announced. These compounds have shown promise in treating immune-mediated conditions in animals, such as models of rheumatoid arthritis, without compromising the immune system and harming the rest of the body—a side effect

  • Emory University

    The Georgia CTSA Rapid Response Team expedited high-priority studies of experimental therapeutics and vaccines. Emory's first COVID-19 patient began receiving infusion therapy of Remdesivir within 48 hours as a result of Georgia CTSA's assistance in coordinating the approvals needed. Representatives from Emory research offices worked together in parallel to expedite 27 COVID-19 studies from March

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    Pennsylvania State Univ Hershey Med Ctr
    Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute presents “Collaboration Across Borders: Creating Coalitions in a Fragmented World” at its next Translational Science Seminar Series webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Nov. 12. Lara Bloom, president of The Ehlers-Danlos Society and academic affiliate professor of practice in patient engagement and global collaboration at Penn State College of
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    University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

    In this first of a new monthly COVID-19 Journal Club, the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Science (NC TraCS) Institute Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) team will lead a discussion of one of the now retracted articles using the Surgisphere data. What were the signs that led some to question the data source, and what should we look for in terms of study design in non-randomized

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    University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

    The COVID-19 pandemic has completely upended our lives, disrupting the way we live, work, and interact with each other, and killing more than 210,000 Americans to date. Because any hope of a return to “normal” depends on antivirals, therapeutics, and vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, the importance of scientific research has never been more clear. Even before the

  • People are likely to experience kidney stones again after getting them the first time. By drinking more water, people can prevent the reappearance of kidney stones. Though this may seem easy, fewer than 50% of people who had kidney stones drink the recommended amount of fluids. A team of Penn State researchers recently received a five-year, $2.97 million grant from the National Institute of
  • ITMAT 2020
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    University Of Pennsylvania
    15 Years of Excellence The 2020 ITMAT Symposium will again enlist outstanding speakers from the U.S. and abroad to address topics of direct relevance to translational science. Dates: Monday and Tuesday, October 12–13, 2020 Location: Free Virtual Event Registration Registration is required for participation via web. Registration is now open. Registration Link: https://primetime.bluejeans.com/a2m
  • Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute awarded funding to four projects with topics addressing at-risk populations or instituting prevention programs in healthcare as part of its Bridges to Translation Pilot Grant Program. Bridges to Translation invests in novel research ideas to promote collaboration across Penn State to collect information to lead to external funding and future
  • National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)
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    American Medical Informatics Association

    Join the JAMIA Journal Club free webinar – part of AMIA’s COVID-19 Resource Center. The target audience for this activity is professionals and students interested in health informatics. Co-authors Melissa Haendel and Christopher Chute discuss this month's JAMIA Journal Club selection: The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C): Rationale, Design, Infrastructure, and Deployment Haendel M., Chute

  • The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the National Center for Data to Health (CD2H) announce the launch of the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Enclave. NIH also made a news release on Wednesday September 2, 2020. Faced with the urgent need to address the global pandemic, subject matter experts from the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA)

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    The Georgia CTSA—a partnership between Emory University, Georgia Tech, Morehouse School of Medicine, and the University of Georgia—is offering a free, online educational resource that introduces foundational Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) concepts through written material, videos, interactive graphics, and self-assessments. This exploration is organized into 4 parts that will each take
  • A research project that received critical early funding from Duke CTSI is now ready to enter the $1.1 billion hernia market.
  • A team of Penn State and U.S. Food and Drug Administration researchers studying why certain stroke-causing blood clots cannot be removed benefited from an early investment by Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute. National Institutes of Health recently awarded a $2.49 million grant for the research project. "If we can understand more about these clots and the surrounding
  • The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (TraCS) Institute, the integrated hub of the CTSA at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will have a research professional speak every Thursday 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM as part of a brand new series. TraCS Tales of Translation will feature experienced scientists from academia and industry discussing the many twists and turns that are a

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    NCATS

    Enhance your translational science skills this summer with a seven-week online course, MEDI 501: Principles of Preclinical Translational Science. This class is open to the public and is being offered by NCATS’ Education Branch in partnership with the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences(link is external). This course has reached capacity for Summer 2020. To receive an invitation to