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Autism and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are on the rise. What we don't know is if they are actually increasing, or if we are simply better at recognizing the issue. On this episode of CTSI Discovery Radio, we'll talk about autism in teens and how researchers are trying to...

Children’s Research Institute is pleased to announce Request for Proposals for funds to address pediatric-focused research and stimulate a team approach to science. Funds are to be awarded in four areas, each aligned with a Children’s Research Institute research unit: Infection, Inflammation and Immunity Developmental Genetics and...

[box class="boxcite"]"We partner with academic investigators such as those at the Medical College of Wisconsin, other academic organizations, disease foundations, biotech and pharma companies to work on the well known road blocks that prevent this efficiency from happening. And, then we develop new ways to...

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute is calling for applications from CTSA investigators to access biospecimens to advance research on coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes. Specimens are available from Fairbanks Institute for Healthy Communities, a non-profit organization that operates INbank, which contains biological samples are linked with...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is not a new condition, but how we have started to recognize it and help our returning service men and women cope with it is. On this episode of CTSI Discovery Radio, hear how the answers to relieving the anxiety of...

On Tuesday, May 27th the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) celebrated the 2014 Pilot & Collaborative Clinical and Translational Research Grants as well as the Mentored Career Development (KL2) Awards. Hosted by Dr. Reza Shaker, MD, Senior Associate Dean and Director...

Discovery Radio welcomes Dr. Chris Austin from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS) in Washington, DC. Plus, you'll hear from our guest Dr. John Baker of the Medical College of Wisconsin on the topic of how probiotics are not only good for your digestion, but could potentially save you...

At this year's 101st Commencement of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), held Friday May 16th, 19 students graduated with advanced degrees in clinical and translational science. Eighteen students from the College's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences earned a Masters Degree in Clinical and Translational...

The CTSI Mentored Career Development (KL2) Award provides training opportunities for junior faculty working in clinical and translational research to become independent investigators. The program focuses on those junior faculty with strong potential for careers in translational research. KL2 scholars are provided 75% protected time,...

Would you like a better grasp on the clinical methodology process? The CTSI would like to announce the summer 2014 Clinical Trial Design Seminar Series. This is a valuable research resource being offered to faculty, students, and relevant staff at all CTSI partnering institutions. The...

If you sit down with Allison Hyngstrom, PT, PhD, she will tell you that success early on in your career doesn’t come without the right resources, great mentors, meaningful collaborations and … campaigning?...

The CTSI scientific community has come together once again to work in partnership in multidisciplinary research teams to discover clues that will lead to better treatments and cures for today’s medical threats. CTSI seeks to cultivate inter-institutional and interdisciplinary collaboration between clinical and basic biomedical...

On Thursday, April 17th, Please join the MCW Cancer Center in welcoming Dr. Teri Albrecht. We encourage all faculty and staff with an interest in cancer and overall health disparities in poor urban and African American populations, and community-engaged research to attend her talk, Reducing...

Before the popularity of yogurts, probiotic drinks or supplements, Dr. John Baker and his team observed a connection between the good bacteria living in your intestines and improved heart health. Dr. Baker and his team confirmed their observations in animal models over the past year. Now,...

Where will the next generation of drugs come from? A major new initiative is helping industry and academic institutions "break down the barriers" to new drug development. The CTSI Regional Drug Discovery and Repurposing Initiative (DDRI) aims to expedite the development of new drugs and...

This month, we invited our partner organizations to answer two questions: "What is CTSI doing right?" and "What can CTSI do better?" As part of the Institute’s robust regional strategic planning process, CTSI Director, Dr. Reza Shaker, is soliciting new, innovative ideas from all institutional members...

A challenge for most clinical research institutions is accruing enough patients to make study results meaningful, particularly in cases involving rare diseases.  The same holds true for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) and its partner organizations.  Now, that is changing. ...

Collaboration is key to enhancing capacity, reducing costs, and improved quality in patient care and outcomes.  So, when the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced its Learning Health System Planning Award, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) jumped into action. “The...

Recently, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin hosted their first Women’s Health Conference in the Memorial Union Ballroom at Marquette University, a CTSI partner organization.  This day-long workshop held on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013, addressed preventative science across the lifespan of a...

All month long, MCW Libraries is featuring CTS: Clinical and Translational Science.  This journal, sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast WI (CTSI), focuses on the work of translational sciences and research, the goal of which is to expedite the time between...

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