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
This week's Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) workshop will feature Pam Belluck, Health and Science Writer for The New York Times. 
Oct 31
TBS Workshop: How to Write a Competitive Abstract  Oct 31, 2019  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Georgetown University
This weeks Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) program will feature Dr. Kathryn Sandberg, who will present on "How to Write a Competitive Abstract". 
Nov 01
Research Grand Rounds: Recruitment and Retention of Individuals from Underrepresented Groups for Biomedical Research  Nov 01, 2019   12: 00 PM - 1: 30 PM  MedStar Washington Hospital Center
November's Research Grand Rounds will feature Dr. Dorothy Farrar Edwards, PhD, to discuss "Recruitment and Retention of Individuals from Underrepresented Groups for Biomedical Research".
Nov 07
TBS Grant Writing Workshop: Peer Review Discussion on Specific Aims (Part 1)  Nov 07, 2019  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Howard University Hospital
This week's Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Grant Writing Workshop (GWW) features one of two peer review discussion of the participants' specific aims.
Related News

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).

GHUCCTS announces 2019-2020 pilot awardees

Sep 24, 2019

After a competitive application cycle, GHUCCTS has selected 6 new pilot projects to be funded for 2019-2020. The Pilot Translational and Clinical Studies program (PTCS) has been a critical and effective stimulus for collaboration that has inspired the development and implementation of new clinical and translational research (CTR) projects.

Creating an opportunity for DC seniors to participate in health research: GHUCCTS Collaboration with the District of Columbia Department on Aging (DCOA)

Sep 12, 2019

Since January 2018, the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) has collaborated with the District of Columbia Department on Aging (DCOA) through providing medical experts speakers for events, tabling events to promote research awareness and encouraging research participation.

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