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Georgia CTSA
Weekly eRoundup

November 10, 2017

In this edition:


Feature
Funding
Education
Research Resources
Innovation & Translation
Community
Events
 
 

Feature

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

K-Club: Transitioning from Mentee to Mentor-February 12

The K-Club provides an educational forum to assist fellows and faculty. Facilitated by Stacy Heilman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director, Pediatric Research Operations, Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. A light lunch will be provided at noon in Egleston, classrooms 5-7. Sponsored by Emory Department of Pediatrics and Department of Medicine, Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance, and Emory ...

 
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Georgia CTSA Community-engaged Research Facilitation Survey for Academic Researchers & Faculty-Due Friday

The Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance’s Community Engagement program supports community-university research partnerships, obtains community input into university research, and increases health research in community settings that is responsive to the health needs of the community. This is a collaboration bringing together Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Georgia Institute of Technology, and University of Georgia ...

 
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Funding

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Georgia CTSA Pilot Translational & Clinical Studies (PTCS) Request for Proposals -Due November 15

As many as five awards of up to $40,000 each in total direct costs are available to develop and support innovative approaches to advance translational science through targeted funding. Faculty from Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse School of Medicine, and University of Georgia are eligible to submit proposals.  All recipients will be eligible for the Georgia CTSA Award of Distinction in Team Science. To further promote ...

 
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Georgia CTSA Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design (BERD) Request for Proposals -Due November 15

As many as two awards of up to $15,000 each in total direct costs are available to promote novel biostatistical and epidemiological methods for clinical and translational research. Faculty from Emory University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Morehouse School of Medicine, and University of Georgia are eligible to submit proposals.  All recipients will be eligible for the Georgia CTSA Award of Distinction in Team Science. To further promote ...

 
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NSF Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research: Research Infrastructure Improvement-LOI Due November 27

The topic area is Understanding the Relationship between Genome and Phenome, with funding ranging from $5 million to $7.5 million.
 
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Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award-Due December 15

The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) and The Glenn Foundation offer two fellowships for faculty research programs in gerontology. The BIG initiative provides timely support to a small number of pilot research programs that may be of relatively high risk but which offer significant promise of yielding transforming discoveries in the fundamental biology of aging.
 
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Cures Within Reach International Funding Supports Repurposing Research in Mental Health-LOI Due December 22

Request for Proposals posted on CureAccelerator, seeks drug, device, and nutraceutical repurposing and repositioning projects in adult, adolescent, and pediatric mental health conditions.
 
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2018-2019 Emory University Research Committee (URC) Call for Proposals -Due January 8

Emory's University Research Committee announces the annual Call for Proposals for the 2018-2019 funding cycle in the following categories: Regular URC, URC-Georgia CTSA (Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance), and URC-Halle Institute for Global Research and Learning International Research Awards. Applications are welcome from all regular, full-time Emory faculty members, regardless of rank. ...

 
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Mobile & Connected Health Interventions to Improve Care Continuum & Health Outcomes among Youth with HIV (R34 & R01)-January 9

This FOA seeks to develop and test the next generation of interventions delivered through mobile health (mHealth) technology to improve diagnosis, linkage to care, retention in care, and viral suppression among youth living with human immunodeficiency virus (YLWH).
 
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Education

 
 
 

Multidisciplinary Urologic Research (KURe) Career Development Program (K12 Clinical Trial Optional)-Due February 13

The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications to support institutional career development programs in urological research that will assist MDs, PhDs, and MD/PhDs with an interest in benign urological disease or urological research to develop the skills necessary to initiate and sustain an independent research career in urological research. Research areas supported by this initiative must be related to the mission of the NIDDK.
 
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Request for Applications for the Georgia CTSA TL1 Predoc Training Grant Program-Due February 15

The Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance, the NIH-supported Clinical and Translational Science Award, TL1 program is focused on providing innovative didactic and mentored research training to individuals interested in careers that encompass clinical and/or translational research. The TL1 program supports didactic and mentored research training and provides an opportunity to complete the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) p ...

 
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Emory BIRCWH Program Request for Applications-Due March 1

The Emory Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH), is a highly selective career development program for junior faculty interested in women's health research and/or sex/gender science. The ultimate goal of the BIRCWH program is to train junior faculty, through a mentored research and career development experience, to become independent investigators who use novel, interdisciplinary approaches to advance the science of women's health and sex/gender research. A free two-session BIRCWH application workshop will be held on November 28 and December 5.
 
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Request for Applications for the Georgia CTSA KL2 Clinical & Translational Research Career Development Program-Due March 1

The goal of the Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance, the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Award, KL2 Scholars program is to support and enhance career development for junior faculty (MD, PhD, MD/PhD, or PharmD) committed to a career in clinical and/or translational research. The program is committed to assisting junior faculty at the Georgia CTSA partner institutions to become independent, established, and ethical clinical ...

 
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Request for Applications for the Georgia CTSA TL1 Postdoc Training Grant Program-Due March 15

The Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance, the NIH-supported Clinical and Translational Science Award, TL1 program is focused on providing innovative didactic and mentored research training to individuals interested in careers that encompass clinical and/or translational research. The TL1 program supports didactic and mentored research training and provides an opportunity to complete the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) p ...

 
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Research Resources

 
 
 

Georgia CTSA Ethical Dilemma of the Week

Misconduct: The Overly Nice Advisor
 
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Georgia CTSA-BERD Statistical Clinic for Bio-related Research at Georgia Tech

Statistics research group directed by ISyE/BME professor Brani Vidakovic, offers free consulting for data-analysis questions in the domain of bio-related initiatives. During the 2018 Spring Semester, every Monday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Wallace H. Coulter BME (Whitaker) room 2100, the group will provide assistance and statistical advice for external grant applications, model/methodology selection, and publication/PhD thesis work, ...

 
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Important News about NIH-funded Human Subjects Research

 
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New NIH Clinical Trial Requirements for Grants & Contracts

 
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Innovation & Translation

 
 
 

Coulter Translational Fund: Bringing Medical Ideas to Market

The Coulter Translational Fund is a validated model for bringing academic technologies into the commercial realm. Learn more about the application process at informational sessions on Tuesday (Emory Midtown) and Wednesday (Grady).
 
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Free Webinar about NCATS/NIH Small Business Funding-Tuesday

Are you interested in learning how to leverage non-dilutive funding to advance your health and biomedical research? Through its Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) funding opportunities, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health can help
 
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Community

 
 
 

Health Tech Saturday-Saturday

The event invites people 18-29 to look beyond the way we solve hard problems at the intersection of health and technology. This event is a part of the annual Morehouse School of Medicine Community Engagement Day. Attendees will come together to develop solutions to the challenges and barriers that disproportionately impact communities of color in America and beyond.
 
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Title X Family Planning Grants-Due January 3

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health seeks applications from public and private nonprofit entities to establish and operate voluntary family planning services projects, which shall provide family planning services to all persons desiring such services, with priority for services to persons from low-income families.
 
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Events

 
 
 

Innovative Research & Foundation Funding: Who to approach & What to say-Tuesday

Join Emory's Office of Foundation Relations for lunch at noon in Room 110 at the James B. Williams School of Medicine. At this forum opportunities for innovative research funding from national foundations with insights from Emory faculty who have successfully navigated the process will be discussed.
 
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Orthogonal Data Integration to Define ImmunoMetabolic Phenotypes-Thursday

Shuzhao Li, PhD, assistant professor, Pulmonary Division, Emory SOM, will present a seminar sponsored by HERCULES and the graduate program in Nutrition and Health Sciences at noon in Emory's School of Medicine Building, Room 120. Snacks and coffee provided.
 
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HIV: Bench, Bedside, & Beyond-November 17

Presented by Morehouse School of Medicine at 1:30 p.m.
 
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Healthcare Innovation Symposium XXI Leadership in Population Health-November 28

Presented by David Nash, MD, MBA, Dean, Jefferson College of Public Health, Thomas Jefferson University. Hosted by Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program and the Georgia CTSA from noon to 2:00 p.m. in Emory School of Medicine auditorium 120. ...

 
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Agenda Available: Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Conference

Day One: Attendees are invited to learn more about the Georgia CTSA services and ways the alliance accelerates clinical and translational science in Georgia and beyond. Georgia CTSA education, clinical research support, collaboration and coordination, community engagement, evaluation and quality, expert assistance, and pilot grant services will be presented, with a focused session on translation services and an evening networking reception. Day Two: ...

 
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For more information on Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA), please visit www.GeorgiaCTSA.org. Do you have news, seminars, or events of interest to clinical and translational researchers? Send them to GeorgiaCTSA@emory.edu by noon on Thursday. To suggest subscribers or unsubscribe to the listserv please email GeorgiaCTSA@emory.edu.

Please include the following citation in any publications resulting from direct or indirect Georgia CTSA support, "Supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number UL1TR002378. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health." KL2 Scholars should also list KL2TR002381 and TL1 Trainees should also list TL1TR002382.