ICTS Digest | June 2017
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What's New with the ICTS?  Check out the latest information on our website:  icts.wustl.edu.
Translational Science Success Stories

In the For the Public section of the ICTS website, we share video highlights from our funded investigators in a new feature on Science Matters.  Watch their videos to learn how their translational research has the potential to improve the lives and health of our community.  WEBSITE LINK >>
National leader Methodius Tuuli, MD, was recognized with a Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award from the  Clinical Research Forum

Awards exemplify exceptional publications that contribute to the current knowledge of health and disease resulting from the national investment in clinical and translational research. 
ICTS Core Highlights
The Dissemination & Implementation Research Core (DIRC), directed by Enola Proctor, PhD, MSW, has contributed locally and nationally in dissemination and implementation science and in training.  made local and national contributions in dissemination and implementation science and in training.  Learn how the core and its director speed the adoption and delivery of routine medical care and help reduce disparities in health care delivery.  READ MORE >>
Funding Programs
The LEAP Inventor Challenge engages and trains Washington University faculty, postdoc, graduate student and staff teams towards commerical development of their technology or product. Last cycle, five teams were awarded with up to $175,000.  READ MORE >>
Funding Opportunities

As a Clinical and Translational Science Award Hub, we are eligible for limited competitions including U01, R21, U24, and other grant mechanisms. See the NCATS website for a comprehensive list of funding announcements and highlighted opportunities linked below:
PAR-16-343: Exploratory CTSA Collaborative Innovation  Awards (R21)

PAR-15-172:  Collaborative Innovation Award, Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program (U01)
Education and Training Special Announcements

The annual 2017 KL2 Application Cycle is now open (June 1 to Sept 15).  Contact crtcscholars@email.wustl.edu with questions.
Upcoming Events & Deadlines:

June 16:  ICTS Operations Committee Meeting

June 21:  CADR Administrative Data Users Group Meeting

June 27:  Research Coordinator Brown Bag Seminar
July 20:  ICTS Executive Committee Meeting

July 25:  Research Coordinator Brown Bag Seminar

August 4:  ICT
S Operations Committee Meeting
Our address is:
Washington University in St. Louis
Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences
660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8066
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
Phone: 314.362.9829

*Cite the NIH CTSA Grant Number UL1TR000448 when your research was supported by ICTS/CTSA funds or services*

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