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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Evolving EHRs to Improve Healthcare

Evolving EHRs to Improve Healthcare

Dr. James J. Cimino, CCTS codirector of Informatics and director, UAB Informatics Institute, sketched out a vision for the next generation electronic health record (EHR) in an invited seminar at Vanderbilt University’s Department of Biomedical Informatics.

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What's New on the CCTS Website?

What's New on the CCTS Website?

We've added a new Featured Video element to our home page, the first of many coming enhancements to help our visitors find the latest and greatest content on our website.

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CCTS Seeking New K-Scholars

CCTS Seeking New K-Scholars

Calling all full-time jr. faculty with a clinical or research doctorate! If you are interested in translational or patient centered outcome research, consider applying for an institutional K award, which provides funding for up to 2 years. Letters of Intent (LOI) due March 6, 2017. Applicants must request an LOI packet.

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Welcome to Our 2017 CTSTP Trainees!

Welcome to Our 2017 CTSTP Trainees!

Our annual Clinical Translational Science Training Program (CTSTP) in underway. The 2017 cohort includes 23 trainees, who will receive a certificate in CTS research when they complete their requirements come June.

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What's New on the CCTS Website?

What's New on the CCTS Website?

Check out our 2016 Pilot awardees, 16 rising stars of science representing five CCTS Partners. Also new is a set of log templates, added to our Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Library page, which clinical investigators can use to track everything from adverse events and protocol deviations to IRB reviews and informed consent.
USA Center for Healthy Communities Hosts 2nd Community Engagement Forum

USA Center for Healthy Communities Hosts 2nd Community Engagement Forum

CCTS Partner University of South Alabama hosted this event on Jan. 13, drawing researchers, students, and community members from across the state to strengthen community engagement research skills and share expertise.

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Jan. CCTS Forum Demos i-Corps Approach to Sharpening Science

Jan. CCTS Forum Demos i-Corps Approach to Sharpening Science

Dr. Molly Wasko, associate dean for Research, Innovation, and Faculty Success, UAB Collat School of Business, encouraged the standing-room only crowd of scientists and engineers to better understand their research “customers.”

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Mark Your Calendar for Innovating in Healthcare!

Mark Your Calendar for Innovating in Healthcare!

On Wednesday Feb. 1, our next CCTS Forum will explore idea formation to revenue generation and everything in between with Dr. Amy Hester, director of Nursing Research and Innovation, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Bring your inner health science entrepreneur and join us!

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Play and Learn! CCTS Launches Kaizen-based Game to Teach Scientific Reproducibility

Play and Learn! CCTS Launches Kaizen-based Game to Teach Scientific Reproducibility

To help young investigators meet an impending NIH policy requiring formal training in scientific rigor and reproducibility, CCTS has developed a web-based quiz game based on the Kaizen platform. Open to all investigators across the CCTS Partner Network. All T, K, and F awardees are encouraged to participate. The game goes live on Jan. 23, 2017. Register by Friday, Jan. 13.

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CCTS Announces New Dates for Community Health Innovation Awards (CHIA)

CCTS Announces New Dates for Community Health Innovation Awards (CHIA)

The fifth annual cycle of the CHIA grant, which supports projects that think boldly and creatively about solutions to public health challenges, will open on Jan. 30, 2017! Local community organizations are encouraged to register and plan on attending the mandatory CHIA workshop in early March.

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March Seats Filling Fast for Accessing Clinical Data for Research with i2b2!

March Seats Filling Fast for Accessing Clinical Data for Research with i2b2!

All January and February sessions are full for our hands-on i2b2 training, cohosted by the UAB Informatics Institute, so register for March 2 or March 21 today. Registration is required. Supervisor approval is required for nonfaculty participants (e.g., trainees, staff), and all attendees are strongly encouraged to request i2b2 access prior to their session. Due to high demand, only one session per customer.

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