Three awards funded:

  • Non-invasive Detection of Retained Surgical Items Using Near-Infrared Fluorescence
    • Maged Henary, PhD, Assistant Professor Georgia State University-College of Arts and Sciences, Chemistry ($25,000)
  • A pilot study examining the safety and efficacy of early fecal transplant in patients infected with Clostridium difficile at high risk of relapse
    • Tanvi Dhere, MD, Assistant Professor, Emory University, School of Medicine-Digestive Diseases ($25,000)
  • MartialHearts: A Taekwondo Game Targeting Executive Functioning and Anxiety in Children with Congenital Cardiac Defects
    • Lindsey Cohen, PhD Professor, Georgia State University, College of Arts and Sciences-Psychology ($50,000)

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World-renowned Primatologist Lays Groundwork for Remedying Conflict & Medical Error in the Operating Room with CTSA Pilot Grant

Frans de Waal, PhD, C.H., Candler Professor of Primate Behavior and Psychology at Emory University, and one of the world’s best-known primatologists, was recently awarded an CTSA pilot grant for his work on “Mitigating Conflict...

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CTSA-supported Models Contribute to the First Possible Drug Treatment for Lymphedema

A recent study led by scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine uncovered for the first time the molecular mechanism responsible for triggering lymphedema, as well as a drug with the potential for inhibiting that process....