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  • Dec 05, 2019

Veronica Thomas, PhD, receives Scholarly Leader Award from the American Evaluation Association

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

  • Dec 02, 2019

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

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.more information

  • Nov 15, 2019

GHUCCTS KL2 Program Now Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Cycle

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. more information

  • Oct 21, 2019

ACTS 2020 Now Accepting Poster Abstracts

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.more information

  • Sept 25, 2019

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

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).more information

  • Sept 24, 2019

GHUCCTS announces 2019-2020 pilot awardees

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.more information

  • Sept 12, 2019

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

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. more information

  • Aug 28, 2019

GHUCCTS now accepting applications for 2019-2020 Grant Writing Workshop series

We are now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Grant Writing Workshop (GWW) series. Each participant will develop, revise, and prepare to submit an F-, K-, or R-series NIH grant application, or equivalent over the course of this in-person workshop with constructive input from facilitators and participants. Participants will hone their grant writing skills through attending lectures on best practices for individual grant components and by giving and receiving constructive feedback from their peers.more information

  • Aug 09, 2019

Register Today for the Georgetown ICBI 8th Annual Health Informatics and Data Science Symposium

ICBI's 8th Annual Health Informatics and Data Science Symposium will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 at the Georgetown University Conference Center. Dr. Laura Esserman, Director of the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center and Dr. Eric Perakslis, Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University will be this year's spotlight speakers.more information

  • Aug 02, 2019

Howard University launches pilot collaboration with NIH intramural research program

Howard University, one of the five member institutions that comprise the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS), has recently launched the NIH-Howard University Intramural Research Collaboration (NIH-HUIRC).more information

  • July 17, 2019

GHUCCTS participates in Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 8th Annual Senior Symposium

GHUCCTS joined over 70 exhibitors and educational workshops at DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s 8th Annual Senior Symposium on Wednesday June 19, 2019. This event included workshops in healthcare, legislation, elder justice, fall prevention, arts in aging, nutrition, government resources access and more.more information

  • July 01, 2019

NCATS publishes paper to raise awareness of translational science

In an effort to raise awareness of translational science as a discipline, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has recently published a paper titled The Fundamental Characteristics of a Translational Scientist. This paper is the latest addition to their growing resources on their Translational Science Skills webpage.more information

  • June 18, 2019

GHUCCTS announces 2019 KL2 Scholars

After our 9th highly competitive application cycle, the Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) announces the appointment of Annie Kruger and Katherine Michel as KL2 Scholars. These new awardees, their  research projects, and training plans are emblematic of our program objectives in that they pair highly-promising scholar-trainees with mentor teams that include members from outside their own disciplines, departments, or institutions to pursue research that depends on collaborations and methods from outside the scholars’ disciplines, departments, or past experiences.more information

  • June 14, 2019

TL1 Trainee Sikoya Ashburn receives NIH Blueprint D-SPAN Award

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is proud to announce that our TL1 Trainee Sikoya Ashburn has received the NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00). more information

  • May 28, 2019

GHUCCTS to co-sponsor first international conference in systems and network medicine

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS), in partnership with several other research centers and university departments, is proud to co-sponsor the first international conference dedicated to the emerging field of systems medicine.more information

  • May 22, 2019

GHUCCTS members explore attitudes towards genetic research among persons of African descent

A team of GHUCCTS members have recently published an article in the Journal of Commuity Genetics entitled "Attitudes and experiences regarding genetic research among person of African descent".more information

  • Apr 10, 2019

GHUCCTS Board Member develops free online course to enhance diversity recruitment in clinical trials

Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance and GHUCCTS External Advisory Board (EAB) member, has led the development of a free online course dedicated to improving diversity in clinical trial participation.more information

  • Mar 14, 2019

Alexa, Meet Tara: GHUCCTS collaboration to provide personalized, voice-activated wellness assistants for patients with heart failure.

What started as a project to enhance Amazon’s virtual assistant Alexa has evolved into an expanded partnership with ObEN Inc., an artificial intelligence (AI) company that is creating Personal AI 3D avatars.more information

  • Dec 07, 2018

GHUCCTS Announces 2018-2019 Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Program Scholars

The Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical and Translational Science (GHUCCTS) is proud to introduce our 2018-2019 Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) program scholars.more information

  • Nov 16, 2018

NCATS Day 2018: Engaging Patients and Communities for Smart Science

On Friday September 28th, 2018, patients, community partners, researchers, and others gathered at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland for the NCATS Day 2018: Engaging Patients and Communities for Smart Science.more information

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