• RFA for KL2 Scholars Award
    Education

    With the successful competitive renewal of our Clinical and Translational Science Award from NCATS, we are pleased to announce the next round of applications for our GHUCCTS KL2 award.

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  • Translational Biomedical Science RFA
    Education

    The goal of the translational biomedical science (TBS) program is to prepare pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows (MDs and PhDs) to serve as the critical link in advancing the translation of basic science into improved outcomes for health, aging and disease.

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  • Clinical & Translational Research
    Master's Program

    The Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research was designed to help students become well versed in research and clinical research methods. The program aims to prepare students in project design and associated grant preparation, and effective communication of research results.

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  • Discovery through Diversity
    About GHUCCTS

    The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) was founded to advance the health of our community and our nation by performing research that will have a positive impact on human health and well-being.

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  • Discovery through Diversity
    Institutions

    Member institutions provide varied backgrounds, diverse research activities, and greater exposure to a holistic community. These unique areas of interest allow for the exchange of ideas and discovery, creating a dynamic research community that supports the larger District of Columbia community.

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  • Discovery through Diversity
    Laboratory Science

    Many GHUCCTS investigators work in translational science and basic laboratories where discoveries occur. These discoveries form the basis for new therapies, drugs, and methods of disease prevention.

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  • Discovery through Diversity
    Clinical Research

    Discovery leads to clinical research studies in human volunteers with or without specific diseases. Careful testing in humans is a crucial step to adopting new basic discoveries into clinical practice.  This step is referred to as the "T1" phase of translation.

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  • Discovery through Diversity
    Community Engagement

    Discovery also occurs in the community, where health problems are assessed and the impact of various treatments is measured across groups of patients. This is referred to as the T2 through T4 phases of translation.

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Feb
19

Pharmacotherapy and 30-Day All-Cause Readmission in Heart...

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Mar
18

Understanding and enhancing the brain of aphasia recovery

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Mar
22

Addressing Health Disparities Through Community

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Meet Our Researchers

Seble KassayeSeble Kassaye

September 22, 2015

Seble Kassaye’s M.D., M.S., career  has been driven by her clinical experiences taking care of HIV-positive patients.  Her research interests in clinical and translational HIV research is primarily derived from a strong interest in increasing access to effective HIV prevention and treatment strategies to the most at risk and indigent populations. This is exemplified in her research on HIV treatment access and service delivery models in sub-Saharan Africa prior to ... Read More