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MCW Cancer Center Hosts Nationally Renowned Cancer Disparities Researcher

On Thursday, April 17th, Please join the MCW Cancer Center in welcoming Dr. Teri Albrecht. We encourage all faculty and staff with an interest in cancer and overall health disparities in poor urban and African American populations, and community-engaged research to attend her talk, Reducing...

Module 5: SBIR/STTR Funding

There may be funding sources out there for your project that you didn’t know about. For example, the Small Business Innovation Research and the Small Business Tech Transfer Research Programs. Both of these grants support a researcher and a US small business working in collaboration. Successful...

CTSI Pilot Awardee Targets Heart Health

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,...

Breaking Down the Barriers to New Drug Development

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...

Strategic Planning
Regional Strategic Planning: What are we doing right, and what can we improve?

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...

CTSI Joins Great Plains Collaborative to Share Huge Amounts of Research Data

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. ...

AAMC Rewards Regional Collaboration

Collaboration is key to enhancing capacity, reducing costs, and improved quality in patient care and outcomes.  So, when the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced its Learning Health System Planning Award, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) jumped into action. [pullquote...

Women’s Health Conference Addresses Gaps in Health Care

Recently, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin hosted their first Women’s Health Conference in the Memorial Union Ballroom at Marquette University, a CTSI partner organization.  This day-long workshop held on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013, addressed preventative science across the lifespan of a...

MCW Libraries Spotlights CTS Journal as January Resource

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...

CTSI Announces Spring 2014 Methods in Grant Preparation Series

Are you or will you be writing one or more grant proposals? Do you want to learn how to identify funding opportunities, write a successful NIH grant, or about the NIH review process? Methods in Grant Preparation is a seminar series directed by David Harder, PhD,...

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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