CTSI Launches New Haitian Creole Version of Human Research Protections Training Course
A human research protections training course that launched this month in Haitian Creole called CIRTification is making it easier for members of South Florida’s Haitian community to collaborate with academic researchers on projects directly impacting them.
No Benefit to Taking Ivermectin for COVID-19 Symptoms, Study Finds
A recent study published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) shows the drug ivermectin is not an effective treatment for mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms. The study was led by CTSI Associate Director Dushyantha Jayaweera, M.D., and CTSI Co-Director Olveen Carrasquillo, M.D., MPH.
CTSI Pilot Projects Addressing Health Disparities Presented at CTSA Program Meeting
The Miami CTSI joined researchers and leaders of hubs across the national consortium at the 2022 In-Person CTSA Program Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C., earlier this month. Two of its pilot projects were featured during the poster presentation.
Two New Grants Expand Pilot Awardee’s Research Into How We Process and Perceive Sound
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering Andrew Dykstra, Ph.D., received a pilot award from the CTSI in 2020. He has received two new grants, including one from the National Institutes of Health, that aim to propel his research further in understanding the neural basis of auditory perception and cognition.
Otolaryngology Faculty is Latest CTSI KL2 Scholar
The Miami CTSI is pleased to announce the latest scholar to receive our Mentored Translational Research Scholars Program Award (KL2) is Jennifer Coto, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology, Division of Audiology.
CTSI’s Eureka Scholars Reflect on Transformative Experiences from the Translational Science Course
This past Spring, the Miami CTSI sponsored four faculty to attend the Eureka Institute's International Certificate Program in Translational Medicine. With a focus on communication, team building, and one-on-one mentorship, the program is designed to train and mentor early career researchers in translational science.