CTRFP Awardee Taps ICTS Resources to Advance Research on Non-Invasive Brain Cancer Diagnosis

Hong Chen, PhD

Trying to manage funding a lab while running a lab can be challenging for even the most experienced investigator. For Hong Chen, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis and of radiation oncology at the School of Medicine, the ICTS provided invaluable assistance on […]

Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute utilizes WashU Translational Science Benefits Model to assess impact of research

Translational Science Benefits Model

The Translational Science Benefits Model (TSBM), created by the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, is a framework public health and clinical scientists use to demonstrate the impact of their work in the real world. First published September 8, 2017 in Clinical and Translational Science, TSBM was inspired by the desire to […]

CTSA Working Group Advances Dissemination and Implementation Science

Ana Baumann, PhD

Provides ICTS Investigator Valuable Opportunity for Professional Development The CTSA program provides opportunities for hub members to come together and advance knowledge and progress around various topics. One way this is accomplished is through working groups. Working groups consider and develop solutions around a specific clinical and translational science issue and provide deliverables that fill […]

WashU Investigator Team Utilize ICTS Resources to Prepare for Successful R01 Grant Submission

Headshots of Jessica Mozersky and Sarah Hartz

Planning for your first R01 application can be daunting. Even for seasoned investigators, it takes time and requires sufficient preparation. Early-stage investigators can find needed support by utilizing resources from the ICTS throughout their grant submission process. Recently funded by the National Institute on Aging with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), ICTS members, Sarah […]

KL2 Scholar Utilizes CTSA Resources to Advance MRSA Research

Breakthrough research is rarely accomplished in a vacuum. Years of training, time spent writing and countless hours coordinating resources is an inherent part of any researcher’s work on the path to a successful study. Such is the case for Stephanie Fritz, MD, MSCI, ICTS member and senior author of a new study on how the […]

Investigator and Bioethics Expert James DuBois Weighs In on the Ethical and Practical Barriers to Qualitative Data Sharing

James DuBois, DSc, PhD

Qualitative data—such as data from interview or focus group studies—has a unique value in understanding health behaviors and traits. It is often used to understand attitudes and preferences, as well as complex and hidden behaviors. Qualitative research has led to deeper understandings of risk factors for HIV, teen pregnancy, and illegal drug use. When participants […]

Suresh Vedantham, MD

Congratulations to Suresh Vedantham, MD (Department of Radiology; Assistant Dean for Clinical Research) who recently received a Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the Clinical Research Forum on behalf of the ATTRACT Trial Investigators. The ATTRACT trial concluded that clot-busting drugs do not prevent long-term blood clot complications for most patients with deep vein […]

Rupa R Patel, MD, MPH

Leveraging ICTS support (2015 CTRFP Funding Program Pilot award and a KL2 Career Development award) with IPH PH3 Public Health Cubed funding, Rupa Patel, MD MPH (Infectious Diseases) has developed a Missouri HIV PrEP Implementation Tool Kit and guidance to resources for consumers and care providers. View timeline (pdf)

Eric J. Lenze, MD

Eric Lenze, MD (Psychiatry) has moved findings from multiple JIT projects and funding through a 2015 CTRFP Funding Program Pilot award to direct multicenter clinical trials assisted by the NCATS Trial Innovation Network. Studies are designed to improve cognition, depression and rehabilitation in older adults using behavioral and pharmacologic interventions. View timeline (pdf)

Patty Cavazos-Rehg, PhD

Patty Cavazos-Rehg, PhD (Psychiatry), a 2007-2009 KL2 Career Development Scholar alumna, established her independent career understanding how policy and social media shape risky health behaviors amongst youth through ICTS support. She now directs the Postdoctoral Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation (MTPCI) within the ICTS Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC). View timeline (pdf)