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REDCap upgrade March 7 adds new features; expect downtime from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Published: February 22nd, 2019

On the evening of Thursday, March 7, the CTS-IT will upgrade REDCap from version 8.8.2 to 8.11.12. You can expect a downtime for REDCap from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. […]

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TL1 Trainee Rachel Damiani co-authors news story on the secrets of fascia in the Washington Post

Published: January 30th, 2019

TL1 Trainee Rachel Damiani, a PhD candidate in Mass Communications, and UF College of Journalism and Communications professor Ted Spiker explored the science of fascia in this recent Washington Post story.

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UF CTSI Loan Repayment Grant Writing Workshops featured by CLIC

Published: January 30th, 2019

The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) repay up to $35,000 annually of a researcher’s qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research, and aim to help recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research careers.

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Discount stores’ tobacco sales tied to more women smoking while pregnant, study by CTSI-affiliated faculty finds

Published: January 15th, 2019

Tobacco sales at two national dollar-store chains may have negatively impacted the smoking rate among pregnant women in the Southeast United States.

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Reengineering the clinical environment for precision medicine at UF Health

Published: January 15th, 2019

UF Health’s Personalized Medicine Program, part of the CTSI, has a new name — the Precision Medicine Program — and is ushering in a new era of genetic medicine, with the introduction of a new leadership team and preemptive pharmacogenetics testing.

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Biotility certificate short courses offered in Spring 2019

Published: January 4th, 2019

These short courses are attended by professionals, students preparing to enter industry careers, and researchers, all of whom seek to expand and deepen their knowledge in technical and regulatory details unique to biotechnology industries and translational research.

Upcoming CTSI Design Studio Feb. 20

Published: December 17th, 2018

The studio is an opportunity for UF investigators to informally discuss their translational research ideas and questions with BERD faculty members. Any UF investigator is invited to attend to discuss new study proposals, ideas for data analysis, or a statistical or data analysis topic of interest.

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New social-media recruitment guidelines for research teams

Published: December 10th, 2018

Are you interested in using social media to recruit participants to a research study? Guidelines for University of Florida research teams are now available online.

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Obesity Research Alliance Seminar Series Continues Dec. 12

Published: November 28th, 2018

The University of Florida Obesity Research Alliance brings several renowned researchers to campus to discuss findings, exchange ideas, and keep UF’s diverse, multidisciplinary community of obesity researchers informed about current topics and trends.

CTSI pilot awardee works creatively to educate and empower young patients

CTSI pilot awardee works creatively to educate and empower young patients

Published: September 4th, 2018

For UF Health pediatric endocrinologist Angelina Bernier, MD, nothing matters more than ensuring her patients with low literacy or limited English proficiency receive the same standard of health care as […]