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Models of Disease and Drug Discovery is a new course being offered this spring at MCW. Directed by Ramani Ramchandran, PhD., the course will focus on animal models of disease and drug discovery. It will complement and expand the current curriculum taught in the Developmental...

Comprehensive views and trending data of body composition are valuable in clinical research and practical applications when investigating diseases that affect bone mineral content and soft tissue. A number of conditions exist where capturing body composition and bone mineral content is significant for further understanding...

The Zablocki VA Medical Center Translational Research Unit (V-TRU) is a resource for clinical investigators working with both veterans and non-veterans. Located on the fifth floor of the Veteran’s Medical Center, the unit consists of three fully equipped exam rooms and a laboratory specimen processing...

The research community’s need for progressively granular results has driven the development of new instrumentation, techniques and electronic health records that are overwhelming researchers with volumes of data. Meanwhile, library informatics professionals, IT service providers and funding agencies face unprecedented, and in some cases legislated,...

What do you get when you combine enthusiastic teachers and their students, scientists excited about their research, and 3D printing technology? SMART Teams! SMART (Students Modeling A Research Topic) Teams is a science education outreach program offered through the MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling.  The 2011-2012...

On Tuesday, January 24th the MCW Office of Research and the Regulatory Knowledge and Research Ethics Program of CTSI sponsored a presentation by Michele Russell-Einhorn, JD, Senior Director, Office of Human Studies at the Dana-Farber Institute. Over 80 participants, including several members of the CTSI...

Located on the fourth floor of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Pediatric Translational Research Unit (P-TRU) is a resource for all clinical investigators to perform the translational aspects of their behavioral, clinical and/or observation studies. The P-TRU services all ages from birth through geriatrics. Most...

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) was awarded a $95,000 grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation that will cover a one year planning phase for a pioneering and novel approach to promote family-based lifestyles that foster health enhancing environments for children. A team of...

On Tuesday, January 24th Michele Russell-Einhorn, JD, Senior Director, Office of Human Studies at the Dana-Farber Institute will join us at MCW to present "Managing Research Involving Human Subjects: What, Me Worry?"  Ms. Russell-Einhorn will acquaint the audience with the greatest ethical and regulatory priorities...

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin is comprised of eight partnering institutions: the Medical College of Wisconsin, the BloodCenter of Wisconsin (BCW), Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW), Froedtert Hospital (FH), Marquette University (MU), Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM),...

The Faculty Collaboration Database (FCD) is a collection of profiles of MCW faculty and is funded by the Office of Research, Medical College of Wisconsin and the Clinical and Translational Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI).  As of 2011 CTSI faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee...

The Division of Biostatistics and the Biostatistics Key Function of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) will be hosting our Second Annual Poster Day on Friday, January 20, 2012 from 11am to 2pm in the MCW Alumni Center.  Featured at the event will be...

Nutrition plays an undeniable role in many of the chronic illnesses researchers work hard to prevent, treat and cure.  Through nutritional genomics, we have learned diet substituents metabolize differently depending on genetic variations and investigations have begun into how diets can cause genetic variations, many...

The CTSI Wiki is a place where CTSI members tasks with continued progress and development can connect, communicate and collaborate with each other. It breaks down information barriers that can exist between teams, departments and individuals and removes geographic barriers too.  As a central location...

In an effort to speed the movement of discoveries from the lab to the patients, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has been established by the National Institutes of Health. NCATS will become the parent program of the CTSA (Clinical and Translational Science...

[galleria name="7284" type="post" width="528" height="500" caption="false" autoplay="true"] The 2nd Annual Milwaukee Regional Research Forum was held on October 24, 2011. The MRR Forum was established to inform the community about the CTSI and our collaborative research activities. It offers a unique opportunity to network with representatives...

As key partners in the CTSI of Southeast Wisconsin, the IRBs have been working on making the IRB review process between institutions more efficient. A pathway for considering a coordinated IRB review has been developed for research that will be conducted at more than one...

Over 140 researchers from medicine, psychology, economics, nursing, business, genetics, chemistry, engineering and many other disciplines convened at Marquette University, Alumni Memorial Hall on Friday, December 16, 2011 to be a part of a collaborative workshop hosted by CTSI and the Cancer Center.  The morning...

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The Research Participant Advocate (RPA) is available to assist in protecting the safety and confidentiality of the research participants who volunteer for clinical studies. The RPA is a resource for potential research volunteers and a liaison and consultant to research teams. Learn more...

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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