• GHUCCTS Announces 2016 KL2 Scholars
    Education

    After our fifth highly competitive application cycle, the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (GHUCCTS) announces the appointment of Anna Greenwald and Patrick Forcelli as KL2 Scholars. 

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  • Grant Writing Seminar Series
    Education

    Join us for our weekly series to provide researchers with an overview of the grant writing process including: Orientation to NIH and the scientific review process, funding opportunities, grant preparation and submission, budgeting, hypotheses and specific aims, collaborations, and team projects. 

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  • Clinical & Translational Research
    Master's Program

    Now accepting Fall 2016 applications! The Master of Science in Clinical and Translational Research was designed to help students become well versed in research and clinical research methods. Preparing students in project design and associated grant preparation, and effective communication of research results. 

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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
    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
    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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Meet Our Researchers

Ihori KobayashiIhori Kobayashi 

September 15, 2016

Ihori Kobayashi has been involved in research on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) since the beginning of her doctoral training at Kent State University. Her clinical research interests include roles of sleep in the development of and recovery from PTSD, and nocturnal autonomic nervous system activity in PTSD and resilience. In addition, working in collaboration with a basic scientist, she started a mouse sleep study to examine sex differences in posttraumatic... Read More