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
Dec 12
TBS Workshop: New Scholars Presentations  Dec 12, 2019  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Howard University Hospital
This week's Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) workshop features presentations from our new scholars.
Dec 19
TBS Grant Writing Workshop: Peer Review Discussion on Biosketches  Dec 19, 2019  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Georgetown University
This week's Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Grant Writing Workshop (GWW) features a peer review discussion on participant biosketches. 
Dec 19
This month's Windows into Translation (WiT) seminar features Jill P. Smith, MD, Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Medical Center. She will discuss "Translational Research: Bench to Bedside Clinical Trials".
Jan 09
TBS Grant Writing Workshop: Research Strategies - Good and Bad Examples  Jan 09, 2020  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Howard University Hospital
Dr. Kathryn Sandberg, Georgetown University, will present "Research Strategies: Good & Bad Examples" as a part of the Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Grant Writing Workshop (GWW) Series. 
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Veronica Thomas, PhD, receives Scholarly Leader Award from the American Evaluation Association

Dec 05, 2019

Veronica Thomas, PhD, is the recipient of the 2019 American Evaluation Association (AEA) Multiethnic Issues in Evaluation Scholarly Leader Award.

Jason G. Umans, MD, PhD receives 2019 Estelle Ramey Mentoring Award

Dec 02, 2019

Georgetown Women in Medicine at the Georgetown University Medical Center has named Jason G. Umans, MD, PhD the recipient of the 2019 Estelle Ramey Mentoring Award.

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.