Five awards funded:

  • Barriers to tuberculosis preventive treatment in patients with newly diagnosed diabetes mellitus and latent tuberculosis infection (BAT T study)
    • Matthew Magee, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Georgia State University, School of Public Health-Epidemiology ($25,000)
  • Assessing the Accuracy of the Technology-based Eye Care Services (T ECS) Protocol to a Standard Clinical Ophthalmic Exam
    • April Maa, PhD, Associate Professor Emory University, School of Medicine-Comprehensive Ophthalmology ($50,000)
  • Clinical Decision Support Systems for Effective Management of Patients with Barrett¿s Esophagus using Optical Endomicroscopy
    • May Wang, PhD, Associate Professor, Georgia Technical Institute/Emory University-Biomedical Engineering ($25,000)
  • Next generation prognostic models for patients with lymphoma
    • Christopher Flowers, MD, Associate Professor, Emory University School of Medicine-Hematology and Medical Oncology ($23,700)
  • Uncovering the Drape: The impact of vertical Drapes on Interprofessional Communication in the Operating Room
    • Franz de Waal. PhD, Professor, Emory University, Yerkes National Primate Research Center ($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

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