Miami CTSI Associate Director Jonelle E. Wright, Ph.D., DPNAP, who was instrumental in securing the University's first NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award in 2012 and its subsequent renewal award, is retiring and will transition to a Voluntary Faculty appointment. In her leadership role, Dr. Wright helped to advance the CTSI as a dynamic force for clinical and translational science across the University and beyond. Read her farewell message to the CTSI community.
The Miami CTSI congratulates the recipients of the Pilot Awards for fiscal year 2022, which provide funding and support to early career faculty conducting innovative, translational research. This year’s winners represent the fields of pediatrics, urology, ophthalmology, and biomedical engineering.
Twenty faculty members at the University of Miami will participate in a yearlong fellowship designed to amplify the voices of women and other underrepresented thought leaders in the public discourse. They are sponsored by the Miami CTSI and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Scholarship.
A team of psychology researchers that included two CTSI pilot awardees observed that young children produce the same amount of language whether or not they are wearing masks.
Meet Sophie Egea, member of the of the CTSI Research Advocacy and Quality Champions group. Sophie and her fellow Champions meet monthly to look for strategies and solutions to improve systems throughout the clinical research enterprise. Get to know more about Sophie.
The Miami CTSI congratulates Merline Benny, M.D., Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, on her recent KO8 award from the NHLBI, and names Nicole Sur, M.D., Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, as its latest KL2 scholar.
A new study led by CTSI KL2 Scholar and Pilot Awardee, Corinna Levine, M.D., M.P.H., reveals Hispanics in South Florida who experience symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis do so for a longer time before they see a specialist than do non-Hispanics.
A team of researchers representing all campuses at the University of Miami are hoping to prevent coronavirus outbreaks on campus before they begin by monitoring wastewater. One of the techniques developed to accelerate the virus detection process was funded in part by the Miami CTSI.
The Miami CTSI recently gathered four principal investigators from UM who discussed barriers and best practices for recruiting and retaining under-represented minorities in research. Community engagement and intentional planning were some of the key takeaways.
Meet Iszet Campo-Bustillo, member of the of the CTSI Research Advocacy and Quality Champions group. Iszet and her fellow Champions meet monthly to look for strategies and solutions to improve systems throughout the clinical research enterprise. Get to know more about Iszet.