Miami CTSI


Nov. 26 - Vaping: The Impact of Flavors on Product Use and Health


The Miami CTSI and KL2 scholar Dr. Lunthita Duthely present “Vaping: The Impact of Flavors on Product Use and Health” on November 26 at 4 p.m., featuring guest speaker Scott McIntosh, Ph.D., Co-Investigator with the Center for Research on Flavored Tobacco (CRoFT) in Western New York.

Drs. Tatjana Rundek and Tulay Koru-Sengul

Dr. Tulay Koru-Sengul is New Co-Director of MSCTI Program


The Miami CTSI has named Tulay Koru-Sengul, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences, as the new Co-Director of the Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Investigation (MSCTI) at the Miller School of Medicine.

The 4 Stages of a Successful Pilot Funding Publication Program


One of the ways the CTSA Program is driving research development is through pilot funded projects that yield tangible health interventions and that can be disseminated through scientific literature. In a story out now, the Miami CTSI and several other CTSA hubs were featured for their strategies in increasing the number of scholarly publications resulting from pilot funded research.

UM Psychology and Engineering Professors' Collaboration Uses Technology for Autism Screening


While doctors agree that children can be diagnosed with autism as early as age two, the average age of diagnosis is about 4 years old. This glaring disparity prompted University of Miami psychology professors Lynn Perry and Daniel Messinger to team up with electrical and computer engineering professor Mei-Ling Shyu, physics associate professor Chaoming Song, psychology assistant professor Sierra Bainter and professor Michael Alessandri, to create a more effective way to detect autism symptoms using technology.

Participants in the I-Corps Program 2019 May/June cohort

CTSI I-Corps Program Gives Researchers Entrepreneurial Training


From May to June of 2019, 10 teams from the University of Miami took part in the five-week I-Corps@NCATS short course led by Suhrud Rajguru, Ph.D., associate professor in biomedical engineering and otolaryngology. This was the third successful year for the program with 24 researchers participating in the 2019 cohort.

Participants at the Meet the Mentor Lunch session of the 13th International Cerebral Vascular Biology Conference

CTSI Sponsors 13th International Conference on Cerebral Vascular Biology


The Miami CTSI was a platinum sponsor of the 13th International Conference on Cerebral Vascular Biology (CVB), which recently took place from June 25 to June 28 in Miami. The CVB conference brought together an international group of researchers, scientists, trainees and students to discuss the latest research about cerebral vascular biology.

From left to right, Hillary Snapp, Mario Saporta, Joyce Gomes-Osman, and Barry Hudson.

Junior Faculty Benefit from CTSI Sponsored Eureka International Certificate Program


The Eureka Institute's International Certificate Program in Translational Medicine is a seven-day course in Italy that focuses on the fundamentals of translational medicine. During the week-long program, participants review case studies, participate in mentoring sessions with internationally recognized leaders, develop creative problem solving strategies and novel skills to build new kinds of teams. The Eureka Institute offers a unique and intensive program that trains scientists to be leaders in the translational medicine field through coaching, networking and mentorship opportunities. CTSI has an annual internal competition to sponsor faculty who are interested in obtaining the certificate from the Eureka Institute.