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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is accepting proposals for its annual Research Growth Initiative (RGI). Proposals for collaborative research are encouraged, provided UWM faculty and scientists are lead investigators. The program funds one-year seed proposals and PIs are expected to seek external funding after the RGI...

The second Science Café of the 2012 My Genes/My Health series was held on September 11th at the MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling. Elizabeth Worthey, PhD led a discussion on DNA sequencing and personalized medicine. Dr. Worthey is an Assistant Professor in the Department of...

The conduct of clinical research in rare diseases is essential. Despite their rarity, many fundamental advances in medicine have come from the study of rare diseases and these have benefited common diseases. In order to assure the future of this research, the training of the next...

Christopher P. Austin, M.D. was named director of NCATS, effective September 23, 2012. Dr. Austin’s new NCATS role was announced by NIH Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., at the inaugural meetings of the NCATS Advisory Council and Cures Acceleration Network (CAN) Review Board. Austin...

Community Engagement in Research (CEnR) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) The Community Engagement Key Function of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute will host a one-day workshop on Tuesday, October 2nd from 8:00am to 4:00pm at the UWM School of Continuing Education. The purpose of this workshop...

Establishing research collaborations between institutions The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) in partnership with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), the MCW Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center (BBC) and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) hosted the UWM Innovation Park Discussion/Reception on Thursday, July 12th at the...

Have you ever wondered what a protein looks like? Do you know that the human body is made up of 25,000 proteins? Do you know that proteins fold to a specific shape and when you have a fever they begin to unfold? Have you ever...

CTSI and the MCW Department of Ophthalmology invite you to attend the Eye Institute's Annual Symposium, Ophthalmology Innovation 2012: Why We Do What We Do – Clinical Trials and the Evidence that Guides Us, on Saturday September 22nd, from 7:30 am to 3:00 p.m. in the...

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