• GHUCCTS Announces 2018 KL2 Scholars

    Education

    After our eighth highly competitive application cycle, GHUCCTS announces the appointment of Chukwuemeka Ihemelandu, MD, FACS as our newest KL2 Scholar.

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  • 2018 TL1 Program Application Cycle Now

    Trainee Program

    The 2018 application cycle of pre-and post-doctoral trainee awards (TL1) is now closed. Please email tbsprogram@ghuccts.org for information about the 2019 application cycle. 

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  • Clinical & Translational Research

    Master's Program

    Now accepting Fall 2018 applications! The Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research was designed to help students become well-versed in research and clinical research methods.

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  • Discovery through Diversity

    Institutions

    Member institutions provide varied backgrounds, diverse research activities, and greater exposure to a holistic community.

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  • Discovery through Diversity

    About GHUCCTS

    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

    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.

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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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05

Functions of the “Non-Eloquent” Hemisphere

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Meet Our Researchers

1923800_20901621905_1043_n - Latifa Jackson.jpgLatifa Jackson, PhD


Dr. Latifa Jackson is interested in the effects of environmental stressors on immune weathering in African American young adults, specifically violence exposure.

   Dr. Jackson uses bioinformatics, functional genomics    and evolutionary biology approaches to study genetic    patterns that contribute to disease phenotypes within    a biological anthropology framework…Read More.