Saint Louis University investigators awarded NIH K23 grants; Utilize ICTS resources to prepare for submission

Sarah Gebauer, MD Jennifer Bello Kottenstette,MD

ICTS members and Saint Louis University assistant professors, Jennifer Bello Kottenstette, MD and Sarah Gebauer, MD, were both recently awarded K23 grants from two separate institutes with the National Institutes of Health.  As a mentored career development award, the K23 provides early-stage investigators with additional opportunities to develop their independent research careers. The K23 is […]

ICTS Clinical Research Training Center launches new research program targeted to URiM scholars

Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential

Newly awarded NIH NIDDK R25 grant establishes Washington University as a coordinating center for the Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential (STEP-UP) The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) received a R25 grant in May 2022 establishing Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis as a coordinating […]

Partnership Development and Sustainability Support Program (PDSS) Awardees Announced

The Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences announces five partnerships selected to receive funding through the 2022-2023 Partnership Development and Sustainability Support (PDSS) program. This funding program provides up to $10,000 to new and existing community-academic partnerships for a 10-month period. It enables partners to develop the trust, infrastructure, capacity and skills needed […]

ICTS Pilot Funding Drives Research on Neurodegenerative Diseases

Since the inception of the ICTS in 2007, pilot funding opportunities have provided investigators with support for promising and innovative translational research. Frequently, this pilot funding begets research and novel findings that assist investigators in applying for additional grant mechanisms. In 2019, Guoyan Zhao, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University […]

SLU Nurse Awarded Grant to Help African American Patients Manage High Blood Pressure (Links to an external site)

Devita Stallings, PhD

ST. LOUIS – Devita Stallings, PhD, RN to BSN program coordinator and associate professor of nursing at Saint Louis University’s Trudy Busch Valentine School of Nursing, was awarded a $50,000 grant by the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), a Washington University-led research consortium, of which Saint Louis University is a member. 

Spotlight on Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI (Links to an external site)

Jennie H. Kwon, DO, MSCI

As an undergraduate double major in English and Biology, Jennie Kwon, DO, MSCI, might have had a hard time predicting her eventual career path. But, during her first semester in medical school, Kwon admitted she was “bit by the proverbial microbiology bug”.  “I was truly fascinated by these organisms,” recalls Kwon. “And I knew immediately that […]