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CTSI Insider | 2019, Quarter 4

CTSI Insider | 2019, Quarter 4

Welcome to CTSI Insider, the newsletter of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin. In this issue you will find news and announcements, upcoming opportunities, and an overview of services available to support you.

CTSI + You

CTSI is here to serve you! We offer a variety of resources and services, resources, and tools to augment the myriad of research infrastructure options available to research teams across CTSI partner institutions.

CTSI offers more than 20 different services and resources all aimed at supporting you and your clinical and translational research. These include recruitment and study support services offered through our Clinical Trials Office and Adult Translational Research Unit, Biomedical Informatics consulting services, Biostatistical consults and mini-grants, research process improvement consults, and research funding available through our Pilot Translational & Clinical Studies program.

About CTSI

Team Science-Guided Integrated Clinical & Research Ensembles: a New Approach

Team Science-Guided Integrated Clinical & Research Ensembles: a New Approach

This summer, CTSI rolled out a program to accelerate the translation of research into the clinic and community through a ...
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All of Us Enrollment Sites

All of Us Enrollment Sites

The All of Us Research Program is a historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the ...
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New to the CTSI Team

New to the CTSI Team

Meet the newest people to join the CTSI team this year, including five to the main office and six to ...
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Curriculum Updated for MS in Clinical and Translational Science

Curriculum Updated for MS in Clinical and Translational Science

The curriculum for the Master’s in Clinical and Translational Science (MSCTS) degree was recently updated to incorporate the full spectrum ...
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News for You

2020 RFA for the START TL1 Program Now Available

2020 RFA for the START TL1 Program Now Available

The Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeastern Wisconsin announces the 2020 Request for Applications (RFA) for the Scientific Teams ...
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Wellness Café - Growing Old Successfully: The Regeneration of Wellness into Old Age

Wellness Café – Growing Old Successfully: The Regeneration of Wellness into Old Age

This event has been postponed. Due to the prediction of inclement winter weather, the Clinical & Translation Science Institute (CTSI) ...
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CTSI Announces the 2019 Traditional Pilot Awardees

CTSI Announces the 2019 Traditional Pilot Awardees

The CTSI Traditional Pilot Awards are intended to support innovative, multidisciplinary and multi-institutional studies that advance Clinical and Translational Research ...
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10<sup>th</sup> Annual Milwaukee Regional Research Forum (MRRF)

10th Annual Milwaukee Regional Research Forum (MRRF)

On October 14, 2019, the 10th Annual Milwaukee Regional Research Forum – Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Viewpoint Luncheon ...
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Announcing the Mobility Pilot Awardees

Announcing the Mobility Pilot Awardees

The CTSI Pilot Mobility Awards are open to those holding current Traditional Pilot Awards on track to complete all aims ...
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National News

CTSI of Southeast Wisconsin connects with CEREC partners on Pilot review manuscript

CTSI of Southeast Wisconsin connects with CEREC partners on Pilot review manuscript

The CTSI Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies Program (PTCS) has been an active member of the CTSA External Reviewer Exchange Consortium (CEREC) since its inception in 2016.  CTSI is one of nine Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) hubs collaborating on the review process of Pilot grants significantly improving the rigor, efficiency and coordination of the review and increasing access to multi-disciplinary expertise.
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Investigators’ Corner

Meet researchers, scholars, and students engaging in research across the CTSI.

Nathan Tokarek

Meet Nathan Tokarek, TL1 Pre-Doctoral Scholar

I am currently completing my second year as a PhD student at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where I am pursuing a degree in Kinesiology. With the desire to positively impact the development of children’s long-term physical activity and sedentary behaviors, the opportunities provided through the CTSI START TL1 Mentored Research ...
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Harsimran Kalsi

Meet Harsimran Kalsi, CTSI 500 Stars Program

The CTSI 500 Stars program has provided me with invaluable experiences and connections which have allowed me to develop both professionally and personally. I’m a young scientist and aspiring future physician-scientist, interested in innovating emergency medicine and facilitating the development of novel therapeutics to cure the diseases of aging. Subsequently, ...
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CTSI Team Highlights

Meet the staff and faculty working to support you and your research.

Lizbeth Nunez

Lizbeth Nunez Named SPARC Coordinator Advisor Deputy by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

Lizbeth Nunez, CRC I in the CTO, has been a team member of the CTO since April 2019. During this time, she has actively managed several GI studies, including SPARC (Study of a Prospective Adult Research Cohort with Inflammatory Bowel Disease) for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF). SPARC is ...
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Ashley Schwarz is Now an ACRP Certified Coordinator

Ashley Schwarz is Now an ACRP Certified Coordinator

Ashley Schwarz, BS, has been with the MCW Clinical Trials Office (CTO) for two years as a Clinical Research Coordinator. After working as a coordinator to fulfill eligibility requirements for the certificate examination conducted by the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), we are very pleased to announce that she ...
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CTSI Service Highlights

CTSI offers more than 20 different services and resources all aimed at supporting you and your clinical and translational research.

New Center: Clinical and Translational Research Center

New Center: Clinical and Translational Research Center

The Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) is a new center within CTSI to promote translational research. The CTRC will combine the Adult Translational Research Unit (A-TRU) and the Clinical Trials Office (CTO) to create a seamless one-stop service center for clinical investigators at MCW-FH and CTSI partners. A new website is in the works and will be launched in early 2020.

Community Corner

Working together, scientists, clinicians, and community advocates can improve the health of our community and bring research discoveries to the patient bedside and community.

CTSI Child Advancement Network (CAN) Collective Impact Parent Summit a Success

CTSI Child Advancement Network (CAN) Collective Impact Parent Summit a Success

Parents are the heart of the community and critical to addressing issues of child wellness. The CTSI CAN Collective Impact Parent Summit was held on Friday, November 1, 2019, from 5:30 – 8:30 PM at the Destiny Plaza, to empower ...
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Discovery Radio - Episode #68 - 2019 Year In Review

Discovery Radio – Episode #68 – 2019 Year In Review

All throughout 2019, CTSI Discovery Radio shared stories of research and discoveries through translational science including medical improvements, innovations through research, and impactful, personal stories of perseverance and positive outcomes. We’ll reflect on all of this and more, inside this ...
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Discovery Radio – Episode #67 – Mitochondrial Disease: Power Outage at a Cellular Level

Discovery Radio – Episode #67 – Mitochondrial Disease: Power Outage at a Cellular Level

Mitochondria are called the powerhouse of our human cells, but when mitochondria fail to function properly, it’s like flipping the switch of the power source off. On today’s show we’ll learn about Mitochondrial Disease, from research aimed at better diagnosing ...
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Discovery Radio - Episode #66 - Sickle Cell Disease: Acute & Chronic Pain

Discovery Radio – Episode #66 – Sickle Cell Disease: Acute & Chronic Pain

There are approximately 100,000 diagnosed cases of Sickle Cell Disease in the United States and millions more worldwide. Patients born with it are often faced with episodes of severe, acute pain as well as ongoing chronic pain. In this show, ...
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CTSI Discovery Radio is now available via iHeartRadio podcasts

CTSI Discovery Radio is now available via iHeartRadio podcasts

iHeartRadio is the world’s largest repository of podcasts, and we are proud to have ours added to their lineup. Our monthly podcast is also available on other top podcast sites and apps, including Apple iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, SoundCloud, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or wherever you listen ...
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