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

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

CTSA Working Group Advances Dissemination and Implementation Science
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

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

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

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