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Georgia CTSA
Weekly eRoundup

November 2, 2018

In this edition:


Feature
Funding
Education
Research Resources
Innovation & Translation
Community
Events
News
 
 

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Health Innovation Commercialization Series: IP 101: Fundamentals of Intellectual Property, Disclosing, & Patent Filings-December 11

If you’re curious how to protect your invention and better understand available resources on campus, join the Coulter Translational Fund and the Georgia CTSA to learn the basics of intellectual property, disclosures, and patent filing. Representatives from both Georgia Tech and Emory Technology Transfer Offices will be available to answer your questions as well as discuss policies and procedures specific to each campus. The Coulter Commercialization ...

 
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Community-University Research Partnerships Pilot Grant-LOI Due November 19

The Community Engagement (CE) program of the Georgia CTSA aims to support community-university research partnerships, facilitate community input into university research, and build community capacity to conduct health research that is responsive and relevant to the health needs of the community. This grants program is designed to meet these aims through the provision of funding and technical assistance to community-based ...

 
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Student Healthcare Innovation Seed Grants-LOI Due December 15

The Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP) in partnership with the Georgia CTSA and Georgia State University is pleased to request applications for the fourth round of student seed grants in Healthcare Innovation. Grants will fund multi-investigator, multi-disciplinary teams proposing innovative projects that address issues of healthcare quality, costs, and/or access. Two categories of grants will be considered: Research ...

 
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BRAIN Initiative: Research Resource Grants for Technology Integration & Dissemination (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)-Due January 4

This FOA supports efforts to disseminate resources and to integrate them into neuroscience research practice. They should engage in one or more of the following activities: distribution of tools and reagents; user training on the usage of new technologies or techniques; providing access to existing technology platforms and specialized facilities; minor improvements to increase the scale/efficiency of resource production and delivery; minor adaptations to meet the needs of a user community.
 
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The Glorney-Raisbeck junior faculty research award in cardiovascular diseases-Due January 10

The goal of this award from the New York Academy of Medicine is to support promising junior clinical/research faculty in Cardiology or Cardiothoracic Surgery as they prepare to submit NIH or AHA career development awards.
 
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Reproductive Medicine Collaborative Clinical Trials Program (Collaborative R01 Clinical Trial Required)-Due January 18

The NICHD invites applications from investigators to develop a multi-site project designed to conduct clinical trials to investigate problems in reproductive medicine, female and male infertility, and gynecologic and male reproductive system diseases and disorders that impact fertility. The FOA is intended to support multi-site clinical research consortia devoted to evaluating safety and efficacy of new medications, treatments and technologies addressing questions in infertility.
 
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Health Care Disparities research award-Due February 7

This award is to assist in the development of young faculty members engaged in disparities research in digestive diseases.
 
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Education

 
 
 

Emory's Office of Postdoctoral Education Sponsors the NIH K Awards Tutorial-November 19 & 30

In anticipation of the February 2019 deadline for the NIH K Career Development Award for new proposals (and resubmission proposals for March), the Office of Postdoctoral Education offers tutorials addressing the following K Award categories: K01, K07, K08, K22, K23, K25, K99/00 as well as VA CDA and other career development awards. The classes will include didactic presentation, discussion, and Q&A. Time permitting, Dr. Janet Gross will provide an individual read and review of your proposal. This series is open to all Postdocs, Instructors, Assistant Professors (and equivalent).
 
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Emory Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) RFA-Due March 1

The Emory BIRCWH program 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. Communicable disease research (HIV/AIDS, TB, malaria, influenza, HCV/HBV, bacterial and fungal diseases, antimicrobial resistance, etc.) is an area of focus for the Emory BIRCWH program. However, compelling applications outside these areas, but aligned with the BIRCWH research objectives, will also be considered.
 
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Georgia CTSA KL2 Program Clinical & Translational Research Career Development Program for Junior Faculty Members-Due March 1

The goal of the 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 Georgia CTSA program is committed to assisting junior faculty at partner institutions to become independent, established, and ethical clinical and/or translational research investigators. Register for the free two-session KL2 Application Workshops on December 4 and 11.

 
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Now accepting applications for the Georgia CTSA TL1 (T32-like) Training Grant Clinical & Translational Research Training-Due March 15

Including the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) Program for Postdoctoral Trainees (resident and fellow physicians, PhD postdocs, PharmD residents). The 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). The TL1 program supports predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees (e.g., resident and fellow physicians, PhD postdocs, PharmD residents). Register for the free TL1 Application Workshop on November 29.

 
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Research Resources

 
 
 

Georgia CTSA Ethical Dilemma of the Week

Informed Consent: First Poke, Then Hope
 
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Georgia CTSA Statistical Consulting at Georgia Tech-Mondays

The statistics research group directed by ISyE associate professor Yajun Mei, is now offering free consulting for data-analysis questions in the domain of bio-related initiatives on the Georgia Tech Campus every Monday in Petit Institute, Room 3317 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. during the 2018 fall and 2019 spring semester. This is the continuation of the consulting sessions offered by Professor Brani Vidakovic, who is taking a leave to work at NSF as a ...

 
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Innovation & Translation

 
 
 

From Opportunity to Market: A Journey of Entrepreneurial Discovery-Monday

As an engineer, you often think of the technology first and the customer second. The entrepreneurial journey of Thomas Stanley Gregory V, PhD, owner of RadonPRO Monitors and a senior engineer at Gregory Enterprises, began with learning to develop a manufacturable product based on a reachable market need. His experience allowed RadonPRO Monitors to rapidly develop while successfully navigating through regulatory hurdles. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be provided.
 
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Take your Medical Technology to the Market-Due January 4

The Coulter Translational Program is a validated model to bridge academic technologies into the commercial realm through license to industry or the launch of an investor-ready start-up. Open to Emory and Georgia Tech faculty, the program can help advance technology to commercial success through milestone-driven funding and mentorship. The 2019 funding cycle is now open.
 
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Community

 
 
 

Community Action Grants-Due December 1

The grant provides funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls.
 
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Walmart & the Walmart Foundation Community Grant Program 2017-Due December 31

Walmart believes in operating globally and giving back locally ¿ creating impact in the neighborhoods where we live and work. Through the program, its associates are proud to support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local organizations.
 
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Events

 
 
 

Wild Foods & the Ethnobotany of Taste-Thursday

Cassandra L. Quave, PhD (assistant professor, Dermatology, Emory SOM) will present a seminar sponsored by HERCULES and the graduate program in Nutrition and Health Sciences in the Emory School of Medicine Building, Room 190P. Snacks and coffee provided.
 
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K-Club: Let's Get Specific-The Importance of the Specific Aim Page-Monday

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 & Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and presented by Daniel S. Wechsler, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics and director of Pediatric Oncology, Thomas R. Giddens Chair, Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Children’s Healthcare ...

 
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UGA Workshop: R More Advanced Data Analysis-November 15

Facilitated by JJ Bau, UGA OIBR statistician covering multilevel analysis and factor analysis (Principal Components/Exploratory/Confirmatory Factor Analysis).
 
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Conducting Clinical Research at Grady-November 16

Guillermo Umpierrez will discuss resources for conducting clinical research at Grady from noon to 1:00 p.m. in Grady FOB 101.
 
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Global Health Equity: Envisioning the Future-November 28

Join this symposium to learn more about innovative global health research, service initiatives, as well as cross-sector and interdisciplinary collaboration opportunities for addressing complex global health challenges.
 
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Call for Abstracts: 2nd Annual Georgia Clinical & Translational Science Conference-Due December 3

Clinical and/or translational researchers working in the state of Georgia are invited to submit an abstract. Michael G Kurilla, MD, PhD, director, Division of Clinical Innovation, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institutes of Health will serve as keynote speaker. Georgia CTSA brings together researchers from across the state to present the best new clinical and translational research and build collaborative ...

 
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How Precision Medicine Can Help Everyone-December 4

A series of quarterly symposia sponsored by the Emory-Georgia Tech Healthcare Innovation Program (HIP) and the Georgia CTSA. The free symposia are open to all faculty, staff and students. The keynote speaker will be Anthony Rosen, MBChB, MD, Vice Dean for Research and Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine. ...

 
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Symposium on Innovations in Imaging Technology & Health Care Applications: Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging & Beyond-December 4

This is the very first symposium of its kind in Georgia on a topic that can potentially transform health care - Integrating Imaging Technology and Innovations with Data Sciences and Engineering to Advance Biomedical Research and Healthcare Delivery.
 
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News

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Georgia CTSA's Clinical Research Network (CRN) Name Change

The CRN will now be known as the Georgia CTSA Clinical Research Centers (GCRCs). Same great service and impressive resources – going back to a familiar acronym! Get to know us again and make a request. ...

 
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Georgia CTSA Data & Safety Monitoring Board Interest Survey

The Georgia CTSA is establishing a registry of clinical experts who are interested in participating on a Data Safety and Monitoring Board (DSMB). You will be contacted based upon your answers. Creation of this registry will make it easier for you and others to establish and utilize a DSMB when needed. ...

 
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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.