Lung infections caused by soil fungi are a problem nationwide (Links to an external site)

Lung infections caused by soil fungi are a problem nationwide
Andrej Spec, MD, MSCI, a former KL2 and MTPCI scholar, and Patrick Mazi, MD, MSCI, former MTPCI scholar, are part of a research team at Washington University School of Medicine who discovered that the three main kinds of soil fungi that cause lung infections have all expanded their ranges in recent decades. Reliance on outdated maps […]

More frequent CT scans don’t help after lung cancer surgery (Links to an external site)

More frequent CT scans don’t help after lung cancer surgery
Varun Puri, MD, MS, former K12 Oncology and MPTCI scholar, served as the senior author of a new study by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis who found that undergoing more frequent computed tomography (CT) scans was not associated with improved outcomes following lung cancer surgery. […}

TL1 predoctoral trainee take diabetes education to St. Louis area school nurses

TL1 predoctoral trainee take diabetes education to St. Louis area school nurses
TL1 predoctoral trainee and 3rd year medical student at the UMKC School of Medicine, Lauren Kazmaier, recognized that caring for children with type 1 diabetes in a school setting can be extremely challenging. While this is true for many reasons, a lack of formal education and training in diabetes treatment and management by many school […]

Now accepting applications to the TL1 Predoctoral Training Program in Clinical and Translational Science

Now accepting applications to the TL1 Predoctoral Training Program in Clinical and Translational Science
Now accepting applications for the TL1 Predoctoral Training Program. The TL1 program provides career development for medical and allied healthcare students through didactic coursework, mentored training, work-in-progress research discussions, journal clubs, and conferences. The program includes stipend and tuition support, with an option of earning a Master of Science in Clinical Investigation Degree. Apply by February 20, […]

ICTS makes an impact in investigator’s research journey (Links to an external site)

ICTS makes an impact in investigator’s research journey
Life doesn’t move in a straight line and neither does a career in clinical and translational research. Such is the truth for ICTS investigator Lindsay Kuroki, MD, MSCI, associate professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. As a research clinician working to improve […]

Summer 2022 Research Training Program

Summer 2022 Research Training Program
We would like to thank our mentors and partners, such talented and experienced people, that worked determinedly to ensure our summer research training program would be a great faculty-guided two-month clinical research experience for mentees. Most importantly, we hope that students will return back to their home institutions with new scientific knowledge and will continue […]

Dr. Pat Kung selected as a TREC fellow

Dr. Pat Kung selected as a TREC fellow
 We are excited that Dr. Che-Pei (Pat) Kung, TL1 alumni, was selected as a 2022 fellow for TREC (Transdisciplinary Research on Energetics and Cancer), an NIH/NCI-funded program providing training opportunities for early-career scientists to carry out integrative research on energetics and energy balance in cancer.

Announcing the New TL1 Postdoctoral Program for MD or MD/PhD Clinical Fellows! (Links to an external site)

Announcing the New TL1 Postdoctoral Program for MD or MD/PhD Clinical Fellows!
Clinical and translational research opportunity for physician fellows who are engaged in a clinical fellowship at Washington University, University of Missouri, or Saint Louis University. The Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program (TSPP) is part of the Washington University Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) and is supported by our Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). […]