Translational Research

  • Patients previously hospitalized with COVID-19 had a 45% higher risk of heart failure than other hospitalized patients, according to the first national study of its kind, which was co-authored by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researcher. Lead author Husam M. Salah, M.D., at UAMS said the findings reported in Nature Communications also revealed an even higher risk of heart

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    University of Virginia

    Brittany Howell, Ph.D., blends biological and behavioral analysis to capture a wide range of factors implicated in healthy human brain development. Her laboratory analyzes and compares breast milk composition, feeding habits, stress levels, fecal microbiology, social behavior, and brain imaging data. She studies gut-brain-behavior axis development, and the biological pathways of early experience

  • Since the inception of the ICTS in 2007, pilot funding opportunities have provided investigators with support for promising and innovative translational research. Frequently, this pilot funding begets research and novel findings that assist investigators in applying for additional grant mechanisms. In 2019, Guoyan Zhao, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Washington

  • “Working with Georgia CTSA Clinical Research Centers has provided an essential link between patients and researchers, without which this kind of translational research could never occur,” says Anne Piantadosi, MD, PhD. “GCRC staff have been incredibly engaged and flexible, which is especially impressive in the face of the ever-changing pandemic.” Georgia CTSA investigator Anne Piantadosi, MD, PhD
  • The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Translational Research Institute (TRI) is proud to release its 2022 Annual Report, a magazine-style showcase of translational research achievements at UAMS and our partner institutions. This report highlights researchers’ innovative efforts to address the health issues of Arkansans. TRI has played both leading and supporting roles in these

  • SCTR’s Translational Research Day was held on March 25, with a keynote address that demonstrated how keeping the patient at the center of research can improve the translation of scientific discovery to clinical interventions to positively impact patient outcomes. This year’s keynote speakers, Russell “Chip” Norris, Ph.D., and Sunil Patel, M.D., presented “The power of listening: How a journey
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    Emory University
    Join us March 3-4, 2022, at Callaway Resort and Gardens as we bring together researchers from across the region to present the best new health-related preclinical, clinical, implementation, and population-based research and build collaborative relationships. Featured talks Concurrent breakout sessions focused on rural health, COVID-19, health service delivery, health equity, development of
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    Emory University
    Hosted by the Georgia CTSA, the Southeast Regional Clinical & Translational Science Conference, held at Callaway Resort & Gardens, March 3 - 4, 2022, brings together researchers from across the region to present the best new clinical and translational research and build collaborative relationships. Clinical and/or translational researchers working across the southeast are invited to submit an
  • Research Regulatory Conference - Virtual Research in a Complicated World
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

    The 2021 TRI Research Regulatory Conference - Virtual Research in a Complicated World, is set for Thursday, Oct. 28, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Central Time) Presenters this year include two national speakers: Erin Rothwell, Ph.D., from the University of Utah. She is associate vice president for Research and a professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Utah School of

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    Harvard Medical School
    Please join us for Harvard Catalyst Research Day, where C/T Research Academy second-year trainees will present the results of their research projects as a capstone requirement, and first-year trainees will present their preliminary findings. Trainees who have completed the two-year program will each receive a certificate of completion. KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training program
  • We sat down (virtually!) with Dr. Roy Poblete, a recipient of the SC CTSI Mentored Career Development in Clinical and Translational Science and recipient of multiple SC CTSI funding awards. We hear from him about his new role as junior editor with the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science (JCTS), the official journal of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science, and the

  • Shelby Williams, BSN, RN, has been named the Director of Clinical and Translational Science Unit (CTSU) Rainbow at the University of Kansas Medical Center, effective July 6, 2021. Williams will direct the operations at CTSU Rainbow and supervise the CTSU nursing and research staff. She will also serve as a resource for the other Frontiers CTSUs at KUMC Fairway, KU Wichita, and Children's Mercy
  • Emergency departments across the United States experienced a surge in opioid overdose cases during the pandemic. Now, a program at VCU Health aims to help those patients receive the treatment they need after they leave the emergency department. The new VCU Health Virtual Bridge Clinic creates a direct link between the emergency department and treatment programs for patients with opioid use
  • Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s 2021 Translational Science Fellowship summer program begins this week. Graduate and medical students are attending a highly interactive 10-session program to learn clinical and translational research skills, which they can apply to their own mentored research projects. The program is targeted at early-stage learners and includes training in
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    Center for Data to Health
    Sage Bionetworks, in collaboration with Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Mayo Clinic, will present with Hongfang Liu, PhD and Thomas Schaffter, MSc, PhD. The CD2H NLP Sandbox is an open platform for benchmarking modular natural language processing (NLP) tools on both public and private datasets. Academics, students, and industry professionals are invited to browse the available
  • Hongfang Liu, PhD, leader of the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Natural Language Processing (NLP) Subgroup, has created a process for extracting important variables from the free text or unstructured portion of the electronic health record (EHR). Liu’s process will allow researchers to test their algorithm on data provided by the N3C to see how well it can de-identify unstructured data
  • ‘One quick question’ was the reason Robert Meller, DPhil, Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Pharmacology, Morehouse School of Medicine, initially contacted the Georgia CTSA. Dr. Meller was preparing a grant proposal for a research project testing a new technology for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. His question led to discovering a wealth of Georgia CTSA resources available to support
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    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.

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    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.

  • 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

  • A trainee in our CT Research Academy broadens her research career in pulmonary hypertension and expands her connections to others in the field. A pulmonary vascular disease fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Jenna McNeill, MD, is a trainee in our Clinical and Translational Research Academy, a two-year advanced training that offers a pathway to conduct independent research for early
  • A clinical fellow in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Boston Children's Hospital learns to navigate launching a research career in gastroenterology as part of Harvard Catalyst's Clinical/Translational Research Academy. Lauren Veit Collen, MD, is a clinical fellow in gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition at Boston Children’s Hospital. Since 2019, she has participated in our two
  • Melissa 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
  • 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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    University Of North Carolina Chapel Hill

    Adopting a Population Health Strategy to Aggressively Reduce Cardiovascular Risk: It Works in Rural Communities Too! Sam Cykert, MD will describe how implementation of the Heart Health Now study affected cardiovascular risk when applied to high-risk patients in 219 practices across North Carolina. Half of these practices were in rural areas and a quarter of high-risk patients were Black. The

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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    University Of Southern California
    Unconscious bias affects translational research, scientific and operational principles underlying each step of the translational process, and ultimately individual and public health. With respect to racial data, algorithmic bias built into predictive models and re-presented via equity dashboards may yield unintended second-order consequences that subjugate planned first-order intentions. Join your