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Georgia CTSA
Weekly eRoundup

June 1, 2018

In this edition:


Feature
Funding
Education
Research Resources
Innovation & Translation
Community
Events
 
 

Feature

 
 
 

Congratulations to the Emory University Research Committee & Georgia CTSA 2018 Grant Recipients

The joint University Research Committee (URC) and Georgia CTSA awards support research focused on translational (T1, T2, T3, or T4) or patient-oriented research. Proposals are reviewed by six broad discipline-based subcommittees - one committee is dedicated to interdisciplinary research.
 
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Georgia CTSA Pilot Grants Director, Jeff Sands named 91st president of American Physiological Society

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Funding

 
 
 

Minority Research Grant Program-Due June 28

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) is announcing the availability of funds under the Minority Research Grant Program to test promising solutions that close gaps in disparities research. The purpose of the program is to support researchers investigating systems-level solutions to social determinants of health issues that affect patient experiences and readmissions and ultimately health outcomes.
 
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Charles A. Frueauff Foundation grant-Due June 29

The foundation is committed to assisting in impact areas focusing on education, human services and health-related causes around the country.
 
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The Growing Gene & Cell Therapy (GGACT) Cooperative Seeks Applications for Clinical Trial Support-LOI Due July 2

The GGACT cooperative, a collaboration between Boston Children's Hospital, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, and the University of California Los Angeles, was established to support investigators in rapidly translating complex gene and cell therapies to early phase, investigator-initiated clinical trials by providing expertise in protocol development and implementation, trial and data management, and regulatory affairs, as well as utilizing established infrastructure for preclinical models of disease and testing, process development, and GMP vector production and cellular manufacturing. Eligible applicants must be faculty at a CTSA institution that has an established pediatric stem cell transplant program.
 
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Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award-Due July 6

Supports the next generation of creative thinkers with high-risk/high-reward ideas for prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of cancer.
 
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Science & SciLifeLab-Due July 15

Prize for young scientists for outstanding life science research.
 
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Education

 
 
 

Johns Hopkins Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology & Biostatistics-June 11-June 29

 
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Call for Applications: Health Services Research Core Curriculum-Deadline Wednesday

Emory School of Medicine Office of Faculty Development offer this development course focused on Health Services Research. Faculty and fellows from each Georgia CTSA academic institutions with an interest in research or scholarship, but limited experience with health services research should apply. Apply | Questions ...

 
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2018 Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards-Due June 26

The AAMC is accepting applications for the course designed for faculty who are working on a K or R NIH grant proposal. The focus is to increase diversity in medicine and science with an emphasis on faculty who are underrepresented in medicine. This one-day intensive workshop offers hands-on guidance and cultivates development through peer-review sessions created specifically to strengthen a proposal.
 
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Research Resources

 
 
 

Georgia CTSA Ethical Dilemma of the Week

Authorship-Replacing a first author on a second submission
 
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Innovation & Translation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Curious about the business case for your translational science?

Find out via the I-Corps@NCATS Regional Short Course. Based on the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) program, the premiere federally-funded innovation and commercialization training in the U.S., I-Corps@NCATS provides biomedical scientists, clinician scientists and engineers with a new approach to accelerate the translation of discoveries from the lab to clinical practice.WHO: Teams of faculty, postdocs, and/or ...

 
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Georgia Tech Bioinnovation Showcase

 
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Community

 
 
 

Understanding Clinical Studies

 
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Basic Center Program-Due July 5

The Administration for Children and Families, Administration on Children, Youth and Families' Family and Youth Services Bureau announces the availability of funds. The program works to establish or strengthen community-based programs that meet the immediate needs of runaway and homeless youth up to age 18 years of age and their families.
 
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Events

 
 
 

Tips for Completing Your IACUC Protocol-June 12

At the UGA IACUC Town Hall, you will learn how to write Animal Use Protocols and amendment forms that will minimize review time, streamline the protocol writing process, and manage protocols after approval-i.e. renewals and amendments.
 
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National Conference on Equitable Development-June 20-21

The conference hosted by the Petrock College of Health Sciences at Bethune-Cookman University, Daytona Beach, FL will provide a forum for discussion of approaches to addressing health, economic, housing, and environmental disparities in our communities.
 
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Webinar: Open Forum Patient Provider Public Working Group-July 19

Stakeholder engagement should be strategic and involve the appropriate participants throughout the research process. The speaker will describe the framework for stakeholder engagement within the CTSA Trial Innovation Network. The framework will define engagement principles, outline the emerging stakeholder engagement plan and define engagement pathways for those who are interested in connecting with patients, providers, and the general public.
 
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Save the Date: 2nd Annual Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Conference-February 28-March 1

Georgia CTSA will bring together researchers from across the state to present the best new clinical and translational research and build collaborative partnerships. The conference will be held at the beautiful Callaway Resorts and Gardens. Registration and call for abstracts coming soon. ...

 
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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.