With proper business development tools and insights into entrepreneurship, biomedical researchers can improve the potential of their discoveries in the laboratory reaching patients. I-Corps@NCATS, a University of Miami (UM) Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) program, helps entrepreneurial-minded researchers move their new drugs, diagnostics, technologies, and devices forward to the next stage of development.
The Research Advocacy and Quality Champions — a select group of UM’s very best Clinical Research Coordinators and Directors - meet once a month to advise the CTSI, Clinical Research Operations and Regulatory Support (CRORS), and the Human Subjects Research Office (HSRO) on system-level issues that can be improved to help study approval, start-up, and implementation activities go more smoothly.
Six Miami CTSI faculty have contributed articles to a newly released special issue of the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science on COVID-19. Explore the articles or read the entire online issue to discover the innovative ways the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) program responded to the global health crisis.
Establishing a collaborative agreement for biostatistics support for the fiscal year will secure resources dedicated to your research from the Biostatistics Collaboration and Consulting Core (BCCC). Additionally, matching funds may be available through the Miami CTSI.
As she moves into full retirement, Mary Lou King, Ph.D., professor emeritus and longtime CTSI grant writing mentor writes about the lasting impact mentorship can have in a farewell message to the CTSI community.
Vitamin C, an essential dietary nutrient for humans, has been touted for its immune boosting properties for more than half a century. More recently, research has revealed its greater potential as a treatment for blood cancers. In her ongoing research, Miami CTSI Pilot Award recipient and Principal Investigator Luisa Cimmino, Ph.D., explores the potential of Vitamin C to combat blood cancers such as leukemia.
Alberto Ramos, M.D., M.S.P.H., Associate Professor of Neurology, CTSI KL2 Graduate, and Research Director of the Sleep Disorders Program, was recently awarded a five-year $13 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the impact of obstructive sleep apnea on the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias in Hispanic adults.
Explore and watch an array of webinars produced by the Miami CTSI on our new video platform. From research related training sessions, to interdisciplinary seminars to seminars for clinical research professionals, this library of recorded webinars is free to access by visiting https://www.e-gcrme.com/ctsi/.
The Network of Clinical Research Professionals (NCRP) wrapped up its four-part series last month, 'Ancillary Use in Human Subjects Research: Effectively Navigating the Ancillary Review and Implementation Process'.
Cooling the sensitive tissues of the inner ear before and during a cochlear implant surgery may lead to better hearing outcomes, according to a CTSI researcher who is leading a collaborative team developing this groundbreaking therapeutic approach.