The University of Florida Obesity Research Alliance will bring several renowned researchers to campus starting in October to discuss findings, exchange ideas, and keep UF’s diverse, multidisciplinary community of obesity researchers informed about current topics and trends.The alliance recently wrapped up a successful first year for its annual seminar series; read more in this news post. Plans for the 2017-18…
Launched in 2013, the CTSI Mentor Academy has produced more than 50 Master Mentors from nine colleges throughout the University of Florida.
These certificate short courses for those seeking a career in the bioscience industry are based at Biotility, at the University of Florida Center of Excellence for Regenerative Health Biotechnology in Alachua, affiliated with the CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program. Below are our course offerings for Fall 2017. HVAC Cleanroom Design Concepts for Pharmaceutical Compounding Taught…
David R. Nelson, MD, and patient partner Summer Wadsworth are embarking on a PCORI-funded study to compare the effectiveness of the two most widely used drugs to treat hepatitis C: Harvoni and Zepatier.
HealthStreet, a community-engaged program of the CTSI, was featured in the Gainesville Sun and Gainesville magazine in April. HealthStreet’s mission is to reduce disparities in healthcare and research. Visit the HealthStreet website to learn more about collaborating. Read the Sun article here.
The North Central Florida chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals earned the association’s highest honor, a 2017 Chapter Excellence Award, at its annual meeting last week.
UF Health physician Faheem Guirgis and the UF CTSI’s Translational Workforce Development Program were featured in the March NCATS newsletter.
Janice Krieger and a team of researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant to test the efficiency of using virtual technology to increase colorectal cancer screening among rural and minority patients.
Read the UF Administrative Memo announcing the new Office of Clinical Research.
The UF CTSI’s 2016 accomplishments, recapped below, were included in the two-part January issue of On the Same Page.