A team of scholars co-sponsored by the Miami CTSI along with others will use U-LINK grants to examine ways to reduce opportunity gaps and biases in multiple realms and improve brain injury treatments and coastal protections. A key initiative of the Roadmap to Our New Century, U-LINK was launched to foster interdisciplinary, problem-based inquiry to address the complex challenges of society.
The Miami CTSI’s Connection for Research Career Enhancement held its second meeting on Wednesday, November 28, and featured Co-Director of Miami CTSI’s Institutional Career Development Core, Alessia Fornoni, M.D., Ph.D.
The Miami CTSI hosted Betsy Shenkman, Ph.D., Director of the OneFlorida Clinical Research Consortium, Bill Hogan, M.D., M.S., Director of Informatics for the OneFlorida Consortium, and a team of OneFlorida staff on November 13 to learn how the research community at the University of Miami could use OneFlorida’s vast statewide data network and infrastructure to advance research.
Barry I. Hudson, Ph.D., co-director of the CTSI's Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation (MSCTI) program and assistant professor of cell biology and medicine, attended the Rally for Medical Research held this fall in the District of Colombia.
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.