To kick off the renewal of its prestigious five-year award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Miami CTSI has awarded four Mentored Translational Research Scholars Program Awards (KL2) and Pilot Project Awards to a diverse group of 10 faculty from disciplines across the University of Miami.
Last week, CTSA Program members gathered in Washington, D.C., for the 2018 Fall CTSA Program Meeting, with representatives from most of the 58 Hubs across the country.
The leadership of the Randomized Trial to Prevent Vascular Events in HIV (REPRIEVE) recently highlighted the outstanding performance of its trial team at Jackson Memorial Hospital led by investigators, Dushyantha T. Jayaweera, M.D., Associate Director of the Miami CTSI and Director of its Recruitment and Trial Operations Programs, Senior Associate Dean for Research and professor of clinical medicine; and Jose G. Castro, M.D., professor of clinical medicine, division of infectious disease.
Ten tams of researchers from the University of Miami and Florida International University recently took part in the I-Corps@NCATS Regional Short Course at the University of Miami — an entrepreneurial research training program aimed at accelerating the development and commercialization of biomedical research discoveries.
A luminary stroke neurologist and researcher, Ralph L. Sacco, M.D., MS, professor and chair of neurology and the Olemberg Family Chair of Neurological Disorders at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
ResearchMatch, a national online recruitment tool that matches people interested in research with investigators throughout the country, now offers its website in Spanish. Spanish speakers can sign up in Spanish to be volunteers, while investigators from the University of Miami can connect with and recruit them for their studies.
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is among five new academic medical sites across the nation that have joined the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) and been awarded a grant by the agency to improve and accelerate the diagnosis of rare and undiagnosed conditions. The new awards, announced September 24, are part of the second phase of the agency’s expansion of the network.
The Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute has received a five-year $21.5 million National Institutes of Health grant, which will be supplemented by the Miller School of Medicine and the University of Miami Office of the Provost, to fund collaborative research to speed the discovery of new medical treatments and cures.
The Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) will launch an innovative new research career development initiative for young faculty centered on mentoring activities, social networking and team science.
Miami CTSI Pilot Award recipient, Eric Brown, Ph.D., and his research team are partnering with the Hosanna Community Foundation to survey local youth in Miami in an effort to identify the most pressing public health challenges facing them today with the goal of developing and implementing strategies that will help improve their lives.