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Teaching tips to interest kids in science

Thanks to all the UF and CTSI-affiliated faculty and staff who share their expertise and open their labs for the Florida high school teachers participating in the UF Center for Precollegiate Education and Training‘s Biomedical Explorations: Bench to Bedside program. Video by…

NSF Innovation Corps will help universities bring scientific advances to market

A public-private partnership, the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps will identify NSF-funded researchers who will receive additional support – in the form of mentoring and funding – to help determine the readiness to transition technology developed by previously-funded or currently-funded NSF projects. The outcome of I-Corps projects will be…

New Resource Offers Guidance for Engaging Communities in Research

The NIH National Center for Research Resources introduces the second edition of Principles of Community Engagement. This edition was developed as a partnership among the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Resources and Services Administration, other federal agencies, academic institutions, community organizations…

UF CTSI receives $1.25 million to advance clinical research and personalized medicine

By Claire Baralt The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute has received three grants totaling $1.25 million from the National Institutes of Health to support research that will expand opportunities to conduct community-based clinical research in Florida, offer personalized medicine to patients and improve clinical…

NIH announces five new CTSAs, adds coordinating center

The National Institutes of Health today announced five new Clinical and Translational Science Awards to accelerate scientific discoveries into treatments for patients. Administered by the National Center for Research Resources, these 2011 grants extend the CTSA consortium to 30 states and the District of Columbia. With these most…

Dr. Michael Clare-Salzler Named Chair, Department of Pathology

I am pleased to announce that Michael J. Clare-Salzler, M.D., a professor and the Stetson Chair in Experimental Pathology, has been named chair of the Department of Pathology, Immunology and Laboratory Medicine. Dr. Clare-Salzler has been a faculty member of the department for 17 years and has…