Saint Louis University ICTS investigator utilizes funding mechanism to advance research on opioid therapy options

Daniela Salvemini, PhD

Neuropathic pain affects millions of Americans every year. This fact combined with the nationwide crisis of opioid misuse reinforces the need for safer and more effective therapies to help those suffering from chronic pain. In tandem with efforts from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences and in an effort to advance research in this […]

ICTS investigators featured on RADx-UP website

ICTS Associate Director Christina Gurnett, MD, PhD and ICTS investigator Jason Newland, MD are featured on the RADx-UP website in a video detailing the COMPASS-T project that works to improve school safety by providing routine COVID-19 testing to staff and students in the Special School District of St. Louis. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) […]

ICTS Announces 2021-2022 CTRFP Awardees

Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital awards 17 investigators as part of the 14th annual Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program (CTRFP). The CTRFP is the largest internal grant funding program of the ICTS. Applicants are required to submit proposals for projects that promote the translation […]

ICTS investigators test fluvoxamine repurposed as treatment for COVID, Utilize fully-remote clinical trial to reach participants

The proverbial saying ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’ is frequently used to explain how great innovations are made during times of urgent need. Never has the need been direr than when the COVID pandemic hit in March 2020 and health care providers were struggling to find treatments for patients fighting this new and deadly […]