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The collaborative efforts of two Wisconsin NIH funded CTSA partnering entities results in a $5,360,832 National Institute of Health’s (NIH’s) All of Us Research grant that will benefit communities across the state of Wisconsin and the country.   Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and...

NCATS Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR) will be hosting a webinar on the European Reference Network on Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND) on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Holm Graessner, Ph.D., MBA, Coordinator, ERN-RND, and Enrique Terol of the European Commission will be presenting. Please save the...

In this difficult funding environment, it is important that MCW faculty put forth the best possible grant applications. In conjunction with the CTSI, the Office of Research is pleased to provide resources for external review of applications for R01 level grants (from NIH or other...

Two of the four IRB committees will be designated as “real-time” committees. The goal of these committees is to schedule new IRB submissions for review at an IRB committee meeting within 14-20 days from the day that they are submitted to the IRB....

We wanted to pass on the following two opportunities. Please distribute far and wide. Please see the attached slide set and handouts summarizing BRAIN Human Research Opportunities. Brief summary is as follows: BRAIN PPP for Human Device Development - for partnerships between clinical investigators and manufacturers of the...

The CTSI scientific community has come together once again to work in partnership in interdisciplinary research teams to enhance discoveries leading to better treatments and cures for today’s medical threats. CTSI seeks to cultivate inter-institutional and interdisciplinary collaboration between clinical and basic biomedical scientists, social...

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...

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,...

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...

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. ...

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...

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) is announcing an open opportunity to submit proposals to collaborate with the Therapeutics for Rare and Neglected Diseases (TRND) program. The TRND program performs preclinical and early clinical development of new drugs for rare and neglected tropical diseases,...

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States. A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs...

NIH Funding Acknowledgment: Important Reminder – Please acknowledge the NIH when publishing papers, patents, projects, and presentations resulting from the use of CTSI resources by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgement.

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