GHUCCTS

GHUCCTS

Discovery through Diversity

GHUCCTS designs and implements research that will have a high impact on underserved groups in our communities, including people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, people with disabilities, and older adults.

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Responses to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve in the greater Washington DC area, we are following the directives of our respective universities and institutions. As a result, most GHUCCTS physical offices are closed and we have shifted to virtual support for our research faculty, staff and trainees. Our Clinical Research Units at Georgetown University Hospital and Howard University Hospital remain open for ongoing studies that require scheduled visits for already enrolled patients, but not for new enrollments or new protocols at this time.

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Featured Researcher: Kevin Cook

Kevin Cook is a PhD candidate in neuroscience at Georgetown University, where he works to characterize a specialized form of memory called schema memory in children with autism.

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Upcoming Events
Jun 04
Robert Speth, PhD, Nova Southeastern University will present "Conflict of Interest" as a part of the Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series.
This advanced course is designed for research staff interested in enhancing their competency in the field of clinical research. Each module will consist of didactic material and a hands-on training exercise.
Jun 11
TBS Workshop: Becoming a Biomedical Translational Scientist  Jun 11, 2020  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Zoom
This weeks Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) workshop will feature Dr. Joseph Verbalis, Georgetown University, who will present on "Becoming a Biomedical Translational Scientist".
This advanced course is designed for research staff interested in enhancing their competency in the field of clinical research. Each module will consist of didactic material and a hands-on training exercise.
Related News

TL1 Scholar Dr. Martha Dee Gay receives Science Writer Fellowship from Georgetown Medicine Magazine

May 15, 2020

2020 Science Writer Fellow Martha Dee Gay is an NIH TL1 post-doctoral scholar and translational scientist at Georgetown University Medical Center in the Division of Gastroenterology. Her article "Life in the NASH Lane" is published in the Spring/Summer 2020 edition of Georgetown Medicine Magazine.

GHUCCTS KL2 Program application deadline extended

May 07, 2020

The GHUCCTS KL2 Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 cycle. Projects that are novel, inter- or multi-disciplinary and collaborative will be favored. The KL2 Scholars will be awarded up to $90,000 salary support and $40,000 project support per year (for up to three years).

NIH awards $23M to GHUCCTS to support clinical and translational research

May 01, 2020

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) has received a $24.3 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Center for Advancing Translational Science, a part of the National Institutes of Health.

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