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    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    NUCATS provides scientists with consultative resources and expertise in order to accelerate how quickly transformative scientific discoveries make their way to patients and the community. It is our goal to continually increase the quality, safety, efficiency and speed of innovative clinical and translational research.
  • The Center for Biomedical Informatics and Data Science at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, led by Dr. Justin Starren, is seeking strong candidates for a postdoctoral fellowship position focusing on the socio-technical aspects of Clinical Research Informatics.
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    The Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute is hosting Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) KL2 Scholar, DeAnna Baker Frost MD, PhD on February 2, 2021, 12-1 p.m. CST as a part of the CLIC-CTSA Visiting Scholar Program. Dr. Baker Frost will present on 'The Influence of Hormonal Dysregulation in Autoimmunity.' Objectives: Provide a brief overview of
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    Provides tools, resources, and approaches for faculty as they develop and/or refine their mentoring skills.

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    The EQuaTR conference offers professionals in clinical and translational research the opportunity to gain additional knowledge on current trends and issues in clinical research for application in their professional setting. The focus is broad with different themes highlighted year to year.

  • Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium

    Vasculitis refers to a group of rare diseases that involve inflammation of blood vessels, which disrupts blood flow and often causes damage to the body’s organs. The cause of most forms of vasculitis remains unknown, and treatments involve the use of strong medications that can have serious side effects. The Vasculitis Clinical Research Consortium (VCRC) is an international, multicenter clinical

  • Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR)

    Eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastritis, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, and eosinophilic colitis are disorders in which a type of immune cell (called eosinophils) builds up in the digestive tract, causing gastrointestinal tissue damage. These disorders are painful, lifelong, and make it hard or impossible for people to eat many or all foods. The Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal

  • The Department of Preventive Medicine together with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, seeks to hire an outstanding scientist with extensive experience in conducting cancer molecular epidemiology research for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates should have demonstrable expertise and

  • One of the first synergy papers supported by the CLIC and CTSA consortium was published in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science. Abstract: A primary barrier to translation of clinical research discoveries into care delivery and population health is the lack of sustainable infrastructure bringing researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and communities together to reduce silos in
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    Distrust and evident racism, discrimination, and bias in research and healthcare contribute to underrepresented people and communities of color in research and deepening of racial inequities in health. The Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (www.ARCConline.net) at Northwestern University is working to further our understanding of racism in research and community engagement and

  • A project to better understand virus-host interaction through the creation of a COVID-19 BioBank and another exploring the effect of COVID-19 on individuals with serious pneumonia have received rapid-response funding from the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute and Feinberg School of Medicine Office for Research. The successful grant applications were

  • Northwestern Medicine has enrolled its first participants in a new international clinical drug trial for COVID-19. The drug being tested is remdesivir, a novel anti-viral drug developed to treat Ebola and which has subsequently been found, in animal models, to have antiviral activity against coronaviruses including MERS and now SARS-Cov-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 disease. The randomized

  • Nicholas Soulakis, PhD, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine in the Divisions of Health and Biomedical Informatics and Epidemiology, is taking a leave of absence from the medical school to work as an epidemiologist in the Illinois Department of Public Health’s (IDPH) Office of Policy, Planning and Statistics. Soulakis, who specializes in epidemiological surveillance, will help the IDPH

  • Not many executive bios begin with a crowning achievement in the eighth grade. “Graduating as class president from Horace Mann Elementary School was a big deal. My mom was a teacher there and it helped fulfil early dreams she had for me as I matriculated to St. Ignatius College Prep,” says Melvin Thompson, executive director of the Endeleo Institute, a nonprofit focused on creating a culture of

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    With an emphasis on educational issues and a goal of sharing resources, best practices and facilitating collaboration, members of the Midwest Consortium (MC) partner to strengthen clinical research education programs, mentoring, and career development opportunities for scholars. The Midwest Consortium for education and research collaboration began in 2006 with three Roadmap K12 institutions

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    The Strategic Pharma-Academic Research Consortium (SPARC), an organization to spark innovative collaborations in discovery and 'pre-competitive', disease target discovery stage between academic research institutions who are members of the NIH CTSA network and the biopharmaceutical industry. The consortium was established by 4 Midwestern CTSA Hubs as founding partners in 2014, along with two large

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    This Un-Meeting will explore lifespan and life course research tools and strategies to advance understanding of how the life course may influence outcomes of research participants and how this may be considered in observational and interventional study design. Monday, March 2, 2020 Chicago, Illinois A reception on Sunday, March 1 will precede the Un-Meeting. View event website Un-Meeting on

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    COALESCE is a free online educational resource developed by Northwestern University researchers and can be accessed at teamscience.net. The resource was designed to foster cross-disciplinary, collaborative research in the health sciences and is supported in part by a CTSA grant (3UL1RR025741). COALESCE features four online modules - an introduction to the science of team science (SciTS) and three
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    We are happy to announce the third edition of the course Bibliometrics and Scientometrics for Research Evaluation to be organized in the US. The course is provided by Leiden University’s Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) in collaboration with the Galter Health Sciences Library at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. CWTS, located in Leiden, the Netherlands, is a