CCTS Open House a Huge Success!

CCTS Open House a Huge Success!

More than 125 people visited us last week, learning about the many ways CCTS sharpens science, finding new collaborators, and enjoying refreshments. Three new stations, highlighting our SHARe platform, ClinicalTrials.gov support, and upcoming iCorp training, were especially popular. ICYMI click through to find links to Open House resources and a list of our drawing winners.

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What’s New on the CCTS Website?

What’s New on the CCTS Website?

CCTS reaches across institutional boundaries to catalyze scientific innovation, accelerate the translation of biomedical discoveries, and improve human health. In our new Partnerships section, you will find information on our Partner Network, a wide variety of collaborators, and a new platform for multisite studies and clinical trials. Join us!

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Mark Your Calendar for the CCTS Bioethics in Precision Medicine Symposium

Mark Your Calendar for the CCTS Bioethics in Precision Medicine Symposium

“Bioethical Dialogue on Ethical Considerations in Population Health Research with a Genomic Overlay” will take place at the Battle House Renaissance Mobile Hotel and Spa on Thursday, March 23.

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Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Genomic Symposia and Seminar Series

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Genomic Symposia and Seminar Series

Register today for the 4th Annual Rare Disease Genomics Symposium on Friday, March 3. Plan to attend the UAB-HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine (CGM) 2017 Symposium on Mon. May 8. CGM is also offering two new genomic seminar series in 2017: one on bioethics and one featuring T32 trainee research presentations.

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Meet DiscoveryBioMed, Inc., Entrepreneur Dr. Erik Schwiebert at March Forum

Meet DiscoveryBioMed, Inc., Entrepreneur Dr. Erik Schwiebert at March Forum

What does it take to move from academia to becoming the CEO and Chief Scientific Officer of a successful life sciences and biotech company? Join us at our next CCTS Forum on Wed. March 1st to find out!

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Drug Discovery Lecture Series Kicks Off Feb. 21

Drug Discovery Lecture Series Kicks Off Feb. 21

This 11-week seminar series will introduce attendees to the world of drug discovery, from determining valid targets and developing assays to test them to submitting an IND and moving a drug from preclinical to clinical trials. Presented by the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance, cosponsored by CCTS and Partner Southern Research.

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CHIA Registration Closes in Less than Two Weeks!

CHIA Registration Closes in Less than Two Weeks!

The Community Health Innovation Awards (CHIA) provide funding (up to $25,000) for projects offering innovative solutions to Birmingham health concerns. Registration for the 5th Annual CHIA will close at 5pm, Wed., March 1, 2017. Participants must be registered to attend the mandatory CHIA workshop on Sat., March 4. So don’t delay, register today!

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Encourage a High Schooler in Your Life to Register for Alabama Brain Bee!

Encourage a High Schooler in Your Life to Register for Alabama Brain Bee!

On Sat. Feb. 25, UAB will host the 7th Annual Alabama Brain Bee, an incredible opportunity for high school students to learn about neuroscience, win prizes, and perhaps move on to the U.S. National Brain Bee competition. Last day to register is Wed. Feb. 15.

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CCTS Regional Community Engagement Consortium Sets Goals for 2017

CCTS Regional Community Engagement Consortium Sets Goals for 2017

Several CCTS Partners and community representatives met on Friday, Jan. 27, to discuss goals for the year, including the launch of a new networking platform that will help academic and community members with shared research interests connect more easily.

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14th Carole Samuelson Lecture Highlights Importance of Inclusive Economy to Urban Progress

14th Carole Samuelson Lecture Highlights Importance of Inclusive Economy to Urban Progress

Jennifer Bradley, JD, founding director of the Center for Urban Innovation at the Aspen Institute and coauthor of The Metropolitan Revolution, presented “Connecting Innovation and Inclusion for Birmingham’s Future” at UAB in January.

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You Are Invited! CCTS Opens Its House February 15th

You Are Invited! CCTS Opens Its House February 15th

Join us Wednesday, February 15th in PCAMS from 4-6pm for networking, refreshments, giveaways and an opportunity to learn more about the breadth of CCTS activities.

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What Are the

What Are the "Grand Opportunities" in Translational Science? Send Your Ideas!

The Spring 2017 CTSA Program Meeting will take place in Washington, DC, April 18. The theme is "Uncovering Grand Opportunities in Translational Science." The NIH and the National CTSA Consortium is calling for bold ideas to catalyze scientific advances that will enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability. Submit your ideas to the CCTS (ccts@uab.edu) by Feb. 13th.

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Register Now for Spring 2017 Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administrations

Register Now for Spring 2017 Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administrations

The 2-day event scheduled for May 3-5, 2017, offers attendees from around the globe, a comprehensive program designed around the latest in NIH grants policies, program, and process information.

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CCTS Develops New Resources for ClinicalTrials.gov Requirements

CCTS Develops New Resources for ClinicalTrials.gov Requirements

The federal reform efforts concerning ClinicalTrials.gov have officially taken effect. Learn the latest about requirements to register your clinical study and report your results with our new video, new web page, new drop-in clinics, and two upcoming trainings.

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