TL1 Alumni, Michael Slade wins poetry contest

TL1 Alumni, Michael Slade won first place in a national competition sponsored by the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society for his life on the brink of death inspired poem “Requiem.” Read more »

William Hawkins receives “Pedal the Cause” grant

Dr. William Hawkins, MTPCI alumni and current mentor, recently received a $10.4 million grant to help developing drugs that can get specifically to the cancer in a person’s body. Dr. Hawkins has also raised money and biked for “Pedal the Cause”.  Read more »

NIH Online Clinical Research Course Registration Open

The Clinical Research Training Center is again this year serving as a remote site for the NIH’s popular free online course “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research.” The course will run September 12, 2016 – April 14, 2017. For more details or to register e-mail or see the NIH Website » 

CRTC Announces New 2016 Scholars

The CRTC is pleased to announce that 86 new scholars joined programs in 2016. This includes 8 KL2 Career Development Scholars, 3 K12 Career Development Awards for Clinical Oncology, 18 R25 STRENGTH scholars, 7 scholars in the Postdoctoral Mentored Training Program in Clinical Investigation (MTPCI), 5 scholars admitted directly to the Master of Science in […]

Shayna Conner says there may not be an effect of pot on pregnancy

Based on unadjusted data, the review found a link between marijuana use and both low birth weight and preterm delivery. But when the researchers adjusted the data to account for confounding factors including tobacco — which is often used alongside marijuana — there was no association, says Shayna Conner, MTPCI alumni, in a recent interview with […]

Mario Castro talks about new asthma drug

Dr. Mario Castro, Director of the Office of Training Grants and the Office Faculty Development, speaks to the Arizona Daily Sun about a new biologic drug which tackles hard-to-control asthma. Read more »

Federal STEM Graduate Seminar Series – How to Successfully Apply for Federal Fellowships

Webinar, Wednesday, August 24th between Noon-1:30pm CST. This workshop, sponsored by the Graduate Education Interagency Working Group, is entitled “How to Successfully Apply for Federal Fellowships” and will be held virtually via WebEx. The target audience is primarily graduate students, however undergraduates and postdoctoral scholars may also find the information useful. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Federal STEM Graduate Seminar […]