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Acid in the brain UI team develops new way to look at brain function

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Tue, 05/22/2012 - 11:42

ICTS Pilot Grant Recipients Named

Fourteen UI researchers from 12 departments have received one-year pilot grant awards through the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) to fund a wide range of preliminary and proof-of-concept research studies. This year’s awards will fund studies in a variety of areas, some of which include:

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Mon, 05/14/2012 - 09:39

Visit our ResearchMatch table in the Fountain Lobby on May 10th

ResearchMatch.org tablePlease be sure to visit the UIHC Fountain Lobby today to learn about ResearchMatch.org, a national not-for-profit recruitment registry for volunteers willing to learn about and possibly participate in research studies. PI's can sign up to search for qualified study volunteers from all over the country.

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Thu, 05/10/2012 - 12:36

Clinical Research Professionals Intermediate Certificate Series 2012: Beyond the Basics of Clinical Research

The process of conducting clinical research has long been called a balancing act for research professionals charged with developing and implanting studies, ensuring the safety of patients, and adhering to ethical standards.

The Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) recently welcomed over 150 clinical research professionals including research nurses, coordinators, regulatory and data managers, financial managers, and principal investigators, to a one-day seminar at the Iowa Memorial Union intended to help them make connections and enhance their on-the-job skills. (VIEW VIDEO PRESENTATIONS HERE)

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Thu, 05/10/2012 - 09:59

Kate Seemuth Hired as New Clinical/Health Care Research Manager for Clinical Research Unit

We are pleased to announce that Kate Seemuth, RN, MSN, will be joining our ranks on May 2nd as the new Clinical/Health Care Research Manager for the Clinical Research Unit of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science.

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Mon, 04/30/2012 - 13:12

NCATS launches new website

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has launched a new website.

NCATS, the newest branch of the National Institutes of Health, concentrates on improving, enhancing, and implementing innovative methods and technologies to improve diagnostics and treatments for human disease.  Visit the new website dedicated to translational research stories, updates, events, and funding by clicking here.  

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Mon, 04/23/2012 - 14:43

2012 Research Week Translational Science Category Winners Announced

Research Week is always an exciting time at the University of Iowa and we’d like to congratulate all of the poster presenters for producing such innovative and engaging work. It’s always a difficult decision to pick winners, and we are very proud of everyone’s efforts.

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Fri, 04/06/2012 - 09:25

University of Iowa Grad Student Trenton Place Receives American Medical Association Foundation Research Seed Grant

Trenton Place was awarded a $2,500 grant from the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation’s Seed Grant Research Program.  Established in 2000, the program provides small grants to medical students, physician residents and fellows to conduct basic science or clinical research projects.

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Thu, 04/05/2012 - 14:25

Expanding services to protect and commercialize UI innovations

Your medical or scientific innovation can reach thousands of researchers and patients through commercialization. Paul Dymerski, PhD, with the University Research Foundation (UIRF) is available to assist with assessment, patenting, licensing and new venture creation. UIRF has an office in the ICTS Administration Area, located across from elevator BW on the fourth floor of GH. Hours are Wednesday afternoons or other times by email appointment.

 

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Wed, 04/04/2012 - 16:03

Brain Matters: The First Annual Aging Mind and Brain Symposium

According to Robin Barr, MD, of the National Institute on Aging, more than 5.5 million people currently live with Alzheimer’s disease, a number which he predicts will triple by the year 2025. Given that people are living longer lives due to healthier lifestyles and medicinal interventions, cognitive diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia should concern us all.

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Mon, 04/02/2012 - 12:27

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