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CTSI Announces 2019 RFA for the START TL1 Program

CTSI Announces 2019 RFA for the START TL1 Program

The Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeastern Wisconsin announces the 2019 Request for Applications (RFA) for the Scientific Teams Advancing Research Translations (START) TL1 Mentored Translational Research Training Program. The overall goal of START TL1 Program award is to increase the number of well-trained clinician-scientists who can lead the design and oversight of future clinical investigations critical to transforming the translational process so that new treatments and cures for disease can be delivered to patients faster.

The START TL1 award supports trainees seeking a practical introduction to clinical and translational research. The TL1 award provides full-time research training support for one year for a.) awardees with clinical doctoral degrees (i.e. MD, DMD, DC, DO, OD, DPM, ScD, DPT, PharmD, ND, DSW, PsyD as well as a doctoral degree in nursing research or practice.), and b.) medical school, doctoral- or master-level students (i.e. MD/MS, MD/PhD or PhD students) conducting clinical and translational research and concurrently enrolled in a research degree program.

Key Dates

  • Letter of Intent Deadline:
    February 15, 2019
  • Notice to Apply:
    February 28, 2019
  • Application Deadline:
    April 5, 2019
  • Award Start Date:
    July 1, 2019

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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