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July 2018

  • Repurposed Drugs May Halt the Spread of Cancer Cells
    Tulane University ∙ 07/11/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Researchers Clarify Role of Mutations in Glioblastoma
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine ∙ 07/11/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Ludwig-developed Candidate Cancer Drug May Be Effective against Broader Class of Brain Cancers
    Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research ∙ 07/09/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Rare Pediatric Skin Conditions Often Get Expensive, Inconsistent Care
    University of Illinois at Chicago ∙ 07/09/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Research Points to Potential Shortcoming of Antibiotic Lab Tests
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ∙ 07/06/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Commercialization of Breakthrough Medical Research Enhanced by National Entrepreneurship Program
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham ∙ 07/06/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Anticipating Stress Messes Up Memory—and Your Day
    Futurity ∙ 07/04/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • New Centers to Advance Implementation and Prevention Sciences
    Yale School of Public Health ∙ 07/02/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • June 2018

  • For Some Bladder Cancer Patients, Simple Test Could Reduce Over-Treatment, Ease High Cost
    Georgetown University Medical Center ∙ 06/28/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • URI Drug Study Produces 'Promising Therapy' for Alcohol Abuse
    The University of Rhode Island ∙ 06/28/2018 ∙ New Therapeutic Uses
  • For Some Bladder Cancer Patients, Simple Test Could Reduce Overtreatment, Ease High Cost
    Georgetown University Medical Center ∙ 06/28/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Youth Need Different Approach to Diabetes Treatment
    UW Medicine ∙ 06/25/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Higher Body Fat Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk in Younger Women
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine ∙ 06/21/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Study Uncovers New Information Concerning Childhood Kidney Disease
    American Society of Nephrology ∙ 06/14/2018 ∙ RDCRN
  • Youths Prescribed Antipsychotics Gain Body Fat, Have Increased Diabetes Risk
    Washington University School of Medicine ∙ 06/13/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Cash and Goal Setting Help Motivate Heart Patients to Take Healthy Steps
    American Heart Association ∙ 06/13/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Research Brief: Explaining Herd Immunity Benefits Raises Willingness to Get Flu Shot
    University of Minnesota ∙ 06/12/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Stem Cell Transplants Extend Life for Multiple Myeloma Patients
    UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center ∙ 06/11/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • CHIBE Combats the Opioid Crisis, One ‘Nudge’ at a Time
    Penn Medicine ∙ 06/11/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • May 2018

  • An Optimal Dose of Exercise
    Harvard Medical School ∙ 05/31/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • UT Health San Antonio Receives $24 Million NIH Research Boost
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio ∙ 05/31/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Symptoms Worsen around Menses for People with Borderline Personality Disorder
    University of Illinois at Chicago ∙ 05/31/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • BIDMC Researchers Determine Exercise Dose Linked to Improved Cognitive Performance in Older Adults
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ∙ 05/30/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • MIT-Tufts Collaboration Aims to Advance Translational Research
    MIT News ∙ 05/29/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Lung-on-a-Chip Simulates Pulmonary Fibrosis
    University at Buffalo ∙ 05/26/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • CTSI Awards Translational Research Project Grants
    University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ∙ 05/24/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Predicting Novel Combination Treatments
    BioMed Central ∙ 05/22/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • VCU Receives $21.5M National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award
    Virginia Commonwealth University ∙ 05/21/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • A ‘Dirty Bomb’ Battles Cancer Metastasis
    Northwestern University ∙ 05/16/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Study Shows Integrated Care Affects Health Care Use among Vulnerable Adults
    University of Minnesota ∙ 05/14/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Genetic Mutation Linked to Viral Brain Infections
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine ∙ 05/10/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • For Mothers with Advanced Cancer, Parenting Concerns Affect Emotional Well-Being
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine ∙ 05/07/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Precision Medicine: A Patient's Guide
    CLS Behring ∙ 05/07/2018 ∙ Rare Diseases
  • $35 Million in NIH Funding Launches Health Research Accelerator with UChicago
    The University of Chicago ∙ 05/04/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Daily Aspirin Linked to Double Melanoma Risk in Men
    Northwestern University ∙ 05/03/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • April 2018

  • Scripps Translational Science Institute Receives $34 Million NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award
    Scripps Translational Science Institute ∙ 04/30/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Crispr/Cas9 Silences Gene Associated with High Cholesterol
    Duke Today ∙ 04/27/2018 ∙ Tissue Chip
  • CU Anschutz Wins $46.5 Million NIH Grant
    University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ∙ 04/26/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Mediterranean Diet Boosts Beneficial Bacteria
    Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center ∙ 04/25/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • UNC-Chapel Hill and Partners Awarded $58.1 Million CTSA Renewal to Accelerate Research
    North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute ∙ 04/24/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • UNC-Chapel Hill, Partners Awarded $58.1 Million CTSA Renewal to Accelerate Research Discoveries
    UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine ∙ 04/24/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • CCTS Renewal Continues Translation of Research from Bench to Bedside
    University of Utah Health ∙ 04/23/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Remote-Control Shoots Laser at Nano-Gold to Turn on Cancer-Killing Immune Cells
    Georgia Institute of Technology ∙ 04/20/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • The Bugs in Your Gut Could Make You Weak in the Knees
    University of Rochester Medical Center ∙ 04/19/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Gene Therapy for Beta-Thalassemia Safe, Effective in People
    EurekAlert! ∙ 04/18/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • CCTS Conference on Opioids Draws Nearly 1,000 Participants
    University of Kentucky ∙ 04/17/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Yale Partners with FDA on Research
    Yale News ∙ 04/11/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Genetic Screening Tool Identifies How the Flu Infiltrates Cells
    The University of Chicago Medicine ∙ 04/10/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Study Confirms that Inflammation during Pregnancy Is Linked to Baby's Brain
    Oregon Health & Science University ∙ 04/09/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • UMN Receives $42.6 Million to Expand Impact on Scientific Health Research
    University of Minnesota ∙ 04/06/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Vitamin D Blood Test May One Day Speed Bipolar Diagnosis in Kids
    Ohio State University ∙ 04/05/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Healthy Red Blood Cells Owe Their Shape to Muscle-like Structures
    The Scripps Research Institute ∙ 04/04/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Even DNA that Doesn’t Encode Genes Can Drive Cancer
    UC San Diego Health ∙ 04/02/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Sandcastles and Surprising Origins of Basic Cellular Functions
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health ∙ 04/02/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • March 2018

  • Stanford Researchers Probe the Complex Nature of Concussion
    Stanford University ∙ 03/30/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Tufts CTSI and The Jackson Laboratory Announce Research and Training Collaboration
    Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute ∙ 03/30/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Lilian Sattler First UGA CTSA KL2 Scholar
    UGA Today ∙ 03/30/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Research Discovers How Some Cancers Resist Treatment
    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ∙ 03/23/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Mitochondrial Disease Patients Face Difficult Road to Diagnosis
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health ∙ 03/23/2018 ∙ RDCRN
  • NIH Rare Disease Day: Research Brings Hope
    United BioSource Corporation ∙ 03/20/2018 ∙ Rare Diseases
  • Metabolite Therapy Proves Effective in Treating C. difficile in Mice
    UCLA Newsroom ∙ 03/19/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Research Brief: Study Finds Teens in Homeless Families More Likely to Attempt Suicide
    University of Minnesota ∙ 03/19/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Communicating the Societal Impact of Translational Science: A New Assessment Framework
    The University of Rochester Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration ∙ 03/15/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Invisible Inequities
    Harvard Medical School ∙ 03/09/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Summer Translational Science Fellowship Providing Real-World Research Training
    The Pennsylvania State University ∙ 03/05/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Rare Disease Community in Good Hands: The Next Generation of Research
    RareDR ∙ 03/01/2018 ∙ NIH, Rare Diseases
  • February 2018

  • Immune System Activation in Pregnant Women Can Shape Brain Development in Their Babies
    Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles ∙ 02/27/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • NIH and NCATS Hosts Rare Disease Day Event on March 1
    RareDR ∙ 02/26/2018 ∙ NCATS, NIH, Rare Diseases
  • BioNews to Cover 3 Rare Disease Day Events, Including NIH Conference
    Mitochondrial Disease News ∙ 02/26/2018 ∙ NCATS, NIH, Rare Diseases
  • Human Genome’s Frontier May Hold Keys to New Drugs
    Futurity: Research News ∙ 02/25/2018 ∙ IDG
  • New Therapeutic Gel Shows Promise against Cancerous Tumors
    UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine ∙ 02/21/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Low-Carb or Low-Fat Diet? Both Work Well
    NHS Choices ∙ 02/21/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Lab-Grown Human Cerebellar Cells Yield Clues to Autism
    EurekAlert! ∙ 02/16/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Possible New Principle for Cancer Therapy
    Karolinska Institutet ∙ 02/15/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Quality Toolkit Improves Care in Indian Hospitals
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine ∙ 02/13/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • A New Approach to Potentially Treat Huntington’s Disease
    Baylor College of Medicine ∙ 02/13/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • UCLA Study Finds Poor Sleep Quality Linked to Ethnic Discrimination
    Daily Bruin ∙ 02/09/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Cane Talks: I Can’t Hear You! Stopping the Hidden Hearing Loss Epidemic, Suhrud M. Rajguru
    University of Miami (YouTube) ∙ 02/09/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • 2018 CTSI Annual Forum Features Address from NCATS Director
    University at Buffalo ∙ 02/07/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Health Indicators for Newborns of Breast Cancer Survivors May Vary by Cancer Type
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine ∙ 02/05/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • January 2018

  • Symposium Spotlights Sex Inclusion in Autoimmunity Research
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine ∙ 01/30/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Patient Care, Research and Community Service Unite Around Rare Disease
    University of Kentucky ∙ 01/30/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • NIH To Host Rare Disease Day Event, Twitter Chat
    NIH Record ∙ 01/26/2018 ∙ Rare Diseases
  • Study Provides New Guidelines for Assessing Severity of Head and Neck Cancers
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center ∙ 01/24/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • A Future Defunded
    Massachusetts General Hospital ∙ 01/24/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Does Gastric Bypass Reduce Cardiovascular Complications of Diabetes?
    NIH Director’s Blog ∙ 01/23/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Norton, UK Partner on Clinical Trial for First-Ever Treatment of Radiation Necrosis
    University of Kentucky ∙ 01/23/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Cavity Prevention Approach Effectively Reduces Tooth Decay
    University of California, San Francisco ∙ 01/22/2018 ∙ NCATS
  • Yale Cancer Center Receives $1 Million Grant to Address Cancer Disparities
    Yale Cancer Center ∙ 01/22/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Researchers Identify New Potential Drug Target for Huntington’s Disease
    University of Michigan ∙ 01/20/2018 ∙ NCGC
  • SC CTSI Scholar Uncovers Insights into Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute ∙ 01/17/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • NCATS-Duke Collaboration Enables Gene Therapy for Rare Muscle Disease to Advance to Clinical Trial
    Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute ∙ 01/16/2018 ∙ CTSA Program
  • December 2017

  • Clinical Trial for Stroke Innovates Patient Care and Research at UK
    UKNOW University of Kentucky News ∙ 12/21/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Smokers Quit in Study on Pregnant Smoking and Childhood Obesity
    University at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences ∙ 12/21/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • We Have Liftoff: Organs-on-Chips in Space
    The Microfluidic Circle ∙ 12/20/2017 ∙ Tissue Chip
  • UCLA Researchers Create Skeletal Muscle from Stem Cells
    UCLA Newsroom ∙ 12/18/2017 ∙ NCATS
  • Applications Open for Innovation Lab on Lifestyle Interventions that Last
    Edge for Scholars ∙ 12/17/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • BIDMC Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Identify Bacteria Quickly and Accurately
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ∙ 12/15/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Vanderbilt Researchers Win an R&D100 Award for MultiWell MicroFormulator
    Vanderbilt University ∙ 12/14/2017 ∙ SBIR/STIR, Tissue Chip
  • Quick Evaluation Can Predict whether Drugs, Talk Therapy Work Better for Anxiety Patients
    University of Illinois at Chicago ∙ 12/07/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • UMMS Researchers Collaborating to Reduce Disparities in Breast Cancer Care
    University of Massachusetts Medical School ∙ 12/07/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • The Journey from Discovery to Commercialization
    University of Miami ∙ 12/05/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • New Immunotherapy for Deadly Childhood Brain Cancer Targets Novel “Neoantigen”
    University of California, San Francisco ∙ 12/04/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Zika Vaccine Induces Robust Immune Responses in Three Phase 1 Trials
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center ∙ 12/04/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Clinical Trials Pay Dividends for Patients
    University at Buffalo ∙ 12/04/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • November 2017

  • Conference Brings Researchers, Community Advocates Together
    Vanderbilt University ∙ 11/30/2017 ∙ CTSA Program, Rare Diseases
  • Continuous Glucose Monitors Warn of Low Blood Sugar Threat
    Endocrine Society ∙ 11/28/2017 ∙ NCATS
  • Beating Heart Patch is Large Enough to Repair the Human Heart
    Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering ∙ 11/28/2017 ∙ Tissue Chip
  • Breastfeeding Protects against Food Allergy: We Have Evidence
    Boston Children’s Hospital ∙ 11/20/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • NIH's Clinical and Translational Science Award Program Director Visits UC Davis
    University of California Davis Health ∙ 11/20/2017 ∙ CTSA Program, NCATS
  • New Tool Predicts Risk of Heart Attack in Older Surgery Patients
    UCLA Newsroom ∙ 11/16/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Binding Molecule Could Improve Injected Radiation Therapy
    Cornell University ∙ 11/14/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Functional Impairment in Middle Age Often Leads to Further Decline
    University of California, San Francisco ∙ 11/14/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Confusion, Different Priorities May Cause EMTALA Violations
    Penn State ∙ 11/13/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • New Visiting Scholar Program Shares Expertise Between UK, Indiana University
    University of Kentucky ∙ 11/10/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Dr. Warren is research 'Superstar'
    University of Nebraska Medical Center ∙ 11/01/2017 ∙ NCATS
  • October 2017

  • Community Transition Program for Stroke Survivors Improves Health, Saves Money
    University of Kentucky ∙ 10/26/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Synthetic Hydrogels Deliver Cells to Repair Intestinal Injuries
    Georgia Institute of Technology ∙ 10/24/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Are Teens More Likely to Take Charge of Their Health when Money is on the Line?
    University of Pennsylvania ∙ 10/23/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Lower Brain Glucose Levels Found in People with Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes
    Yale University ∙ 10/19/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Longer Abstention from Alcohol Lowers Atrial Fibrillation Risk
    University of California, San Francisco ∙ 10/19/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Duke Team Creates Tools to Capture Real-Time Images of the Retina
    Duke CTSI News ∙ 10/16/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • UC BRAID Weaves Network of Successful Strategies with Goal of Improving Health
    UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute ∙ 10/05/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • A Pocket-Size Research Revolution
    University of Washington ∙ 10/05/2017 ∙ Tissue Chip
  • OHSU to Pioneer Digital Health Innovation for the Benefit of Patients Nationwide
    Oregon Health & Science University ∙ 10/03/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • New Research System Finds & Targets Vulnerabilities in Lung Cancer Cells
    NYU Langone Health ∙ 10/02/2017 ∙ Chemistry Technology
  • NIH Renews Mayo Clinic’s Clinical and Translational Research Award
    Mayo Clinic ∙ 10/02/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • September 2017

  • Team Science at URMC: Using Social Network Analysis to Visualize Research Collaborations
    University of Rochester Medical Center ∙ 09/29/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Immune System Function in the Microgravity of Space
    Penn Current ∙ 09/28/2017 ∙ Tissue Chip
  • Genetic Testing Helps Set Safe Dose of Common Blood Thinner
    Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis ∙ 09/26/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • i2b2 – An Improved Tool to Help You Plan Recruitment for Clinical Studies
    Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute ∙ 09/26/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • UR CTSI Demystifies Translational Science with New Online Course
    University of Rochester Medical Center ∙ 09/26/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Exosomes are the Missing Link to Insulin Resistance in Diabetes
    UC San Diego Health ∙ 09/21/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Spectrum Debuts Revamped Clinical Research Website
    Stanford Medicine ∙ 09/21/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Brain Cancer Growth Halted by Absence of Protein
    Stanford University ∙ 09/20/2017 ∙ Chemistry Technology
  • Individualized Diets for Irritable Bowel Syndrome Better than Placebo
    Yale University ∙ 09/20/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • See the Crowd Favorite Designs for the “Chips in Space” Mission Patch
    Space Station Explorers ∙ 09/18/2017 ∙ Tissue Chip
  • Skin Patch Dissolves 'Love Handles' in Mice
    Columbia University Medical Center ∙ 09/15/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • NIH UH2 Award to Develop a New Drug for Chagas Disease
    Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ∙ 09/13/2017 ∙ New Therapeutic Uses
  • Exposure to Head Impacts in Youth Football Practice Drills
    EurekAlert! ∙ 09/12/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • OCTRI Receives $37 Million Grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
    Oregon Health and Science University ∙ 09/05/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • August 2017

  • $46 Million Supports Research Likely to Result in New Therapies, Improve Health Care
    Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis ∙ 08/29/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Unraveling Alzheimer's: New Study Documents How Brain Cells Go Bad
    UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine ∙ 08/29/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Switching Sugar for Starch Leads to Less Fatty Liver in Kids
    University of California, San Francisco ∙ 08/28/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Research Helps Drive Kentucky's Economy
    University of Kentucky ∙ 08/28/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Student on CTSA Diversity Supplement Is Co-First Author on MS Study
    University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute ∙ 08/25/2017 ∙ CTSA Program
  • Long, Mysterious Strips of RNA Contribute to Low Sperm Count
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine ∙ 08/24/2017 ∙ CTSA Program