GHUCCTS

GHUCCTS

Discovery through Diversity

GHUCCTS, a multi-institutional consortium located in Washington, DC, 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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Meet Martha Dee Gay, PhD

Martha Dee Gay, PhD, is an NIH TL1 GHUCCTS postdoctoral scholar studying gastroenterology and hepatology. Martha's research focuses on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, and how it disproportionately affects the Hispanic population.

Featured Researcher: Sikoya Ashburn

Sikoya Ashburn is a doctoral candidate at Georgetown University in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience. She predominately has research experience within cognitive neuroscience and have worked on a range of projects including those investigating language processing, neuroimaging biomarkers for Alzheimer’s, structural MRI in adult dyslexia, and functional activation as well as connectivity in pediatric populations with learning disabilities.

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Upcoming Events
GHUCCTS KL2 scholar Dr. Alejandra Hurtado de Mendoza presents "Developing a Culturally Adapted Telephone Genetic Counseling Intervention to Enhance Genetic Risk Assessment in Underserved Latinas at Risk of Hereditary Breast Cancer" at Virginia Commonwealth University as part of their Wright Center KL2 Visiting Scholar Program.
Nov 20
GHUCCTS KL2 Scholar Dr. Chukwuemeka Ihemelandu present's his symposium "Clinical Proteomics for Diagnostics and Precision Medicine: Tumor Heterogeneity and Treatment Response" featuring keynote speaker Dr. Emanuel F. Petricoin and panelists Dr. Kevin Cleary, Dr. Martin J. Schnermann, and Dr. Stanley Fricke.
Nov 21
TBS Grant Writing Workshop: Peer Review Discussion on Specific Aims (Part 2)  Nov 21, 2019  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Howard University Hospital
This week's Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Grant Writing Workshop (GWW) features the second peer review discussion of the participants' specific aims.
Nov 22
KL2 Scholars Program Informational Session  Nov 22, 2019  2: 00 PM - 3: 00 PM  Zoom
Join us online to hear more about our GHUCCTS KL2 Program and the 2019-2020 request for applications.
Related News

GHUCCTS KL2 Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Cycle

Nov 15, 2019

The GHUCCTS KL2 Program is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 cycle. The pre-application is due Friday December 13, 2019. The final application is due on Wednesday February 19, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.

ACTS 2020 Now Accepting Poster Abstracts

Oct 21, 2019

Translational Science 2020 is now soliciting abstracts for next year's program. Showcase your original research to an engaging audience of key thought leaders, future collaborators and funding agencies.

MHRI research assistant shares key takeaways from "Faster Together" diversity course

Sep 25, 2019

This blog was written by Ursula Kahric, research assistant at MedStar Health Research Institute. Ursula is a part of the Research Participant Recruitment Unit with the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS).

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