At Washington University in St. Louis, an NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program hub, Rupa R. Patel, M.D., M.P.H., is studying the barriers that keep young adults from obtaining PrEP. Click here to read the full article.
Dr. Li-Shiun Chen, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has developed an implementation study which has decreased patient smoking rates from 57.4% to 54.3% by increasing the percent of patients receiving smoking cessation medication from 4.6% to 18.0%. Click here to read the full article.
Researchers ID protein responsible for blood-group difference. https://source.wustl.edu/2018/05/blood-type-affects-severity-of-diarrhea-caused-by-e-coli/
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences posted an article highlighting the success of the Washington University School of Medicine Clinical Research Training Center. https://ncats.nih.gov/pubs/features/ctsa-scholars
The Mentored Training In Implementation Science (MTIS) Program is open to all senior fellows and junior faculty interested in implementation science in areas relevant to the NHLBI. MTIS provides 75% protected time, up to $100k/yr, for 2-3 yrs. MTIS will fund 3 new scholars starting next fall (2018). Applications are encouraged from Washington University School […]
On behalf of the iTeach planning committee, it is my pleasure to invite you to register for iTeach, Washington University’s biennial faculty symposium on teaching, to be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in The Knight Center. Please mark your calendar and plan to join us for this day-long event, which will bring together faculty from […]
Drs. Roe and Babulal, alumni of the CRTC were recenlty featured in the Source on their study aimed at learning more about how driving habits change with age and with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Read more >>
The 2018 Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) Clinical Scientist Development Award Competition is now open! Pre-proposal applications are being sought from physician scientists at the assistant professor level conducting clinical research in any disease area. Application Deadlines: Pre-proposals due: December 1, 2017, 3pm EST Invitation to submit full proposal: January 19, 2018, 5pm EST Full […]
See the CRTC Bi-Annual Alumni Newsletter published for Summer/Fall 2017.
Dr. Molly Stout, alumni of the CRTC Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation was recently interviewed for the Source on her study of the makeup of vaginal microbiome linked to preterm birth in a primarily African-American population. Read more »