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Georgia CTSA
Weekly eRoundup

April 6, 2018

In this edition:


Feature
Funding
Education
Research Resources
Innovation & Translation
Community
Events
 
 

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Lilian Sattler First UGA Georgia CTSA KL2 Scholar

Lilian Sattler, PhD, assistant professor with a dual appointment in the UGA College of Pharmacy and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, is the first Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Alliance (Georgia CTSA) KL2 scholar named from the University of Georgia. The goal of the Georgia CTSA KL2-Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars program is to support and enhance career development for junior faculty (MD, PhD, MD/PhD, ...

 
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Congratulations to the Georgia CTSA-Health Innovation Program (HIP) 2018 Student-led Pilot Grant Recipients

 
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Funding

 
 
 

Research Grants for the Primary or Secondary Prevention of Opioid Overdose-LOI Due Thursday

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control is soliciting investigator-initiated research that will help expand and advance our understanding about what works to prevent overdose from prescription and illicit opioids by developing and piloting, or rigorously evaluating novel primary or secondary prevention interventions.
 
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Exploration of HL7 FHIR Standards for Clinical Research & Post-market Surveillance-Due June 11

The FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) is encouraging applications to explore the development of HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standards to address healthcare and clinical research information exchange.
 
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Education

 
 
 

University Vision, Design, & Capacity (U-VDC) Technical Grant Writing Workshops-April 26-27

Learn to write winning grants and build sustainable partnerships to improve minority health. The workshops provide university and health professionals with strategies to make grant proposals more competitive.
 
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2018 Data Science Innovation Lab-June 25-29

The BD2K Training Coordinating Center is organizing an Innovation Lab to foster the development of new interdisciplinary teams via a facilitated and mentored format to tackle the technology and mathematical challenges which are creating roadblocks in utilization of single cell multimodal data acquisition, compatibility, and its wider integration.
 
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Research Resources

 
 
 

Georgia CTSA Ethical Dilemma of the Week

Authorship - A Mess of Authors
 
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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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Statistics Fridays

A free weekly walk-in statistical consulting clinic for Morehouse School of Medicine faculty, staff, and students from 10:00 a.m.-Noon in MRC Annex, Bldg. F, S-14 Conference Room
 
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REDCap Help Clinic Office Hours at Morehouse School of Medicine-1st & 3rd Wednesdays

Clinics are essentially office hours where REDCap administrators are available to assist you with questions and or issues. Clinics are informal, held in group format, and a great opportunity to meet (and learn from) other REDCap users.
 
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Innovation & Translation

 
 
 

License vs. Start-Up-Tuesday

A part of the Coulter Commercialization Seminar Series discussing how to maximize your technology value. Held at Georgia Tech, Petit Institute, Suddath Seminar Room at 4:00 p.m.
 
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Judge Innovative Georgia Tech Capstone Design Expo Projects-Register by April 13

The Emory-Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Department invites you to attend the Spring 2018 Georgia Tech Capstone Design Expo on April 24, at 4:30 p.m. at Georgia Tech¿s McCamish Pavilion. Seniors across several disciplines of Engineering, Sciences, Public Policy, Architecture, and Industrial Design will showcase innovative projects designed and built during their Senior/Capstone Design course.
 
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Proven Faculty Entrepreneur Training Course: Kauffman FastTrac® TechVenture 2018-Apply by Thursday

Emory's Office of Technology Transfer, along with the Georgia CTSA, offers the Kauffman FastTrac TechVenture entrepreneur training course again in 2018. This is a six full-day course (over seven weeks) designed to train faculty entrepreneurs who plan to create a start-up company to commercialize their inventions. The course has been conducted at Emory seven times since 2012 and it was well received by faculty participants. All faculty members at ...

 
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Bench to Business: A Commercialization Workshop Series-May 24

Do you have an interesting life science technology that should become a product? Are you interested in learning how you can help make that happen? If so, then this series, presented by the Georgia Bio Commercialization Committee and the Emerging Leaders Network, offers you a pragmatic, interactive, and fun experience to provide you with insight you need to commercialize your discovery or invention.
 
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Community

 
 
 

Community Health & Wellness Fair-Tomorrow

This event will consist of 40+ vendors at the Mall West End providing demonstrations and giving education about health living. There will be vendors that will do HIV Screenings, Blood Pressure Readings, Blood Glucose Readings, etc. and a DJ and entertainment for the patrons.
 
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Community Brain Health Forum-April 14

Are you beginning to notice signs of memory loss in yourself or your loved one? Do you have a family history of a memory disorder? Do you need access to available resources for persons with a memory disorder? Do you have a basic understanding of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and related dementia? If you want to have these questions addressed and more, you should make plans to join The Atlanta North Georgia Conference Women's Missionary Society and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Chi Tau Omega and Lambda Epsilon Omega Chapters, in partnership with the Emory Alzheimer's Disease Research Center.
 
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Lesson in Progress Treating Cystic Fibrosis, with Application to Other Childhood Diseases-April 25

Recent years have seen the emergence of transformative therapies for cystic fibrosis. And on top of that, technologies being applied in this area have relevance to many other illnesses affecting children. Join a free online webinar featuring Emory pediatric researcher Dr. Eric Sorscher, as he reviews ways in which common and lethal genetic diseases are being addressed.
 
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Events

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

K-Club: Mentors, Collaborators, Contributors, & Consultants-How to organize & position your research team for funding and project success-September 10

The K-Club provides an educational forum to assist fellows and faculty. Facilitated by Stacy Heilman, PhD, assistant professor, director, Pediatric Research Operations, Emory University Department of Pediatrics and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; Kimberly Maune, MHA, assistant dean for research administration, senior director, Research Administration Services, Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health and School of Nursing; and Amelia ...

 
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Lecture in Biostatistics: On Some Controversies in Cardiovascular Clinical Trials-Monday

Co-sponsored by the Georgia CTSA, this lecture is a great opportunity for researchers to learn more about the current controversies in the design and interpretation of cardiovascular clinical trials. Learn more about Georgia CTSA's Biostatistics, Epidemiology, & Research Design (BERD) program and submit a request. ...

 
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Emory Early Career Foundation Funding Workshop-April 12

Are you an early career investigator who is interested in learning more about foundation funding for your research? If so, you should join this workshop from noon-1:30 p.m. in the SOM room 190P. Faculty representatives will share their insight of grants and awards that are focused on young investigators. You will hear of private foundation opportunities from NARSAD, The Dana Foundation, Pew Biomedical Scholars, Sloan Research Fellowships, Cottrell Scholars, and other competitive programs. Staff from Emory's Office of Foundation Relations will also be on hand to answer your questions about foundation funding and how we can assist you in identifying potential sources and developing proposals. RSVP by Monday.
 
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Biomedical Research Awareness Day (BRAD) at Emory-April 17

Yerkes and Emory veterinarians and vet residents are planning Emory¿s participation in BRAD, a day to honor, raise awareness of and pledge support for animals needed for biomedical research. The day's activities, which will take place from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., will include a booth with information, games and giveaways at the courtyard in front of Emory's Whitehead Biomedical Research Building.
 
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Using Informatics to Improve the Health of Populations-April 18

The AAMC and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing will cohost the webinar at 2:00 p.m. The webinar is free, though registration is required.
 
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Soft Lithography for Microfluidics-April 26-27

The Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN) at Georgia Tech offers the short course which is open to off-campus researchers from academia, industry, and government laboratories/organizations. Anyone who is currently pursuing microfluidics or interested in expanding research in the area of microfluidics or PDMS device fabrication is invited and strongly encouraged to participate. The participants will have an opportunity to fabricate a representative PDMS based microfluidic device with inlet/outlet. Space is limited.
 
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Addiction Medicine 2018: Translational Science at the Cutting Edge-May 3

Hosted by Boston University CTSA
 
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Molecular Signaling in Pancreatic Inflammation & Translating Findings to the Bedside-May 4

Presented by Sohail Z. Husain, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Pittsburgh and director of the Exocrine Pancreas Center at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. RSVP by noon on May 3.
 
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REGISTER NOW: Health Services Research Day: Improving Outcomes & Value of Healthcare-May 9

The Georgia CTSA and Emory Department of Medicine are pleased to present the 5th annual Health Services Research Day. Clinical and/or translational researchers with a focus in health services research are invited to submit an abstract. Abstracts will be chosen for oral and poster presentations at the event. Join us for this symposium and networking opportunity where researchers will learn about ongoing quality, effectiveness, and value-based research ...

 
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Spring 2018 NanoFANS Forum: Biophotonics in Medical Diagnostics-May 9

The Spring 2018 NANOFANS (Focusing on Advanced Nanobio Systems) Forum meeting will be held from 11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Marcus Nanotechnology Building, Georgia Tech-Institute for Electronics & Nanotechnology (GT-IEN). Presented by Dr. Ning Fang (Professor of Chemistry at Georgia State University), Dr. Erin Buckley (Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Emory University), Dr. Francisco (Paco) Robles (Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech), and Dr. Brandon Dixon (Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech).
 
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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.