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ACTSI Weekly eRoundup

October 7, 2016

In this edition:


Feature
Funding Opportunities
Educational Opportunities
Research Resources
Community
Events
News
 
 

Feature

 
 
 
Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation-October 12-14

Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation-October 12-14

This symposium features renowned researchers and clinicians focused on regenerative rehabilitation treatments and therapies. This emerging field translates discoveries in tissue engineering and cellular therapies into treatments that benefit the functional outcomes of patients. These stimulating innovative approaches are explored with meeting attendees.
 
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ACTSI Studio Consultations

ACTSI Studio Consultations

ACTSI offers a one-stop assessment of a proposed research project in order to outline a detailed plan of action for research success, including identification of the necessary expertise in biostatistics, epidemiology, comprehensive informatics, and clinical information systems required for a successful project.
 
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Funding Opportunities

 
 
 

Clinical Strategies for Managing and Reducing Long-Term Opioid Use for Chronic Pain-LOI Due November 1

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) seeks to fund randomized clinical trials (RCTs) that compare two or more alternative clinical strategies for reducing/eliminating opioid use while managing pain or strategies used to limit dose escalation.
 
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NIH-CASIS Coordinated Microphysiological Systems Program for Translational Research in Space (UG3/UH3)

The purpose of this FOA is to promote the development of in vitro microphysiological systems in modeling human diseases and conditions that mimic the pathology in major organs and tissues in the human body, when exposed to the extreme environments of space, and the use of these models at the International Space Station-U.S. National Laboratory (ISS-NL) to facilitate the assessment of biomarkers, bioavailability, efficacy, and toxicity of therapeutic agents prior to entry into clinical trials.
 
RFA-TR-16-019
 
 
 

Educational Opportunities

 
 
 

Nominate a colleague for Atlanta's 2017 "Top Doctors"

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. invites all licensed physicians to nominate colleagues for its 2017 "Top Doctors" list, which will help Castle Connolly identify regionally and nationally outstanding top doctors.
 
Nominate Here
 
 
 
 

Call for Abstracts: Academic Internal Medicine Week 2017-Deadline November 4

The Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine┬┐s Academic Internal Medicine Week will take place Sunday-Wednesday, 3/19-3/22 at Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.
 
Submit Abstracts
 
 
 
 

Apply Now: Emory Junior Faculty Development Course

The Emory University School of Medicine is pleased to again offer a five-month career development course designed especially for junior faculty. This course will present information necessary for sucess in an academic medical center using a variety of formats including didactic presentations, group and individual exercises, and case-based problem solving. Early nominations are encouraged.
 
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Research Resources

 
 
 

REDCap

REDCap is a secure, internally hosted web-based application designed exclusively to support data capture for research studies. It includes features such as branching logic and calculated fields, and audit trails for tracking data manipulation and export procedures.
 
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ACTSI Ethical Dilemma of the Week

 
Author, Author!
 
 
 
 

BioRAFT- The Research Management Platform

Emory's online system for submitting and maintaining your biosafety protocol.
 
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Community

 
 
 

3rd Annual Pink Friday-October 21

"There is Life after Breast Cancer" is the 3rd Annual PINK Friday event which informs the AUC and West End communities on what options they may have for care and treatment after being diagnosed with breast cancer. This event will bring more awareness and education on breast cancer, while sharing real stories.
 
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Events

 
 
 

Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series: Translating Research into Action with Communities-October 13

"Translating Research into Action with Communities," presented by Natalie D. Hernandez, Ph.D., MPH.
 
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2016 Virginia Dehaan Lecture on Health Promotion and Education, "The Journey from Health Disparity to Health Equity"-October 20

David Satcher, MD, Phd, 16th US Surgeon General and Founding Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine, presents
 
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17th Healthcare Innovation Symposium-October 20

The symposium will feature students presenters from various health-related disciplines. The focus will be "Redesigning Inter-Professional Education for Health Professions." Lunch will be provided for registered attendees.
 
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Statistics Friday-October 21

R-CENTER Study Design, Biostatistics & Data Management (SDBDM) Core presents Statistics Fridays--a free weekly walk-in statistical consulting clinic for faculty, staff, and students, providing 20 minutes of immediate assistance for basic statistics questions without scheduling a formal consultation.
 
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RTRN RCC Implementation Webinar Series: Research Up-Close & Personnel: Good Clinical Practice II-October 27

Priscilla Johnson, MSN, PhD, speaks. Available also as webinar.
 
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Workshop of the Integrative Cancer Imaging Research Program (iCIRP) at Emory University-October 28

The Integrative Cancer Imaging Research Program (iCIRP) is a joint initiative between Emory University School of Medicine Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Georgia Tech/Emory Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University. The overarching goal of the iCIRP program is to advance cancer detection, diagnosis, prognosis, image-guided therapy, prediction of efficacy, and monitoring of treatment. This program will build on and synergize unique strengths inherent in Emory units and centers that foster multidisciplinary collaborations within and among the disciplines of imaging science, cancer biology, nanotechnology, biomarker development, computation, and clinical cancer research
 
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Cancer Research Program (CRP) Seminar Series: Genetics of Breast Cancer Disparities: Revealing the DARC Side-November 1

Melissa Davis, PhD, Assistant Professor at the Department of Genetics and UGA/GRU Medical Partnership at the University of Georgia, presents.
 
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Annual Marcus Visiting Professor Lecture, "The State of Child Health in Georgia"-November 3

Presented by Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, Commissioner and State HEalth Officer at the Georgia Department of Public Health.
 
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News

 
 
 

Closing the Gender Gap in Biotech through SBIR/STTR Funding

There is still a large gender gap in biotech: women hold only 16% of the senior management posts at the top pharma companies and the rest of the numbers are not better.
 
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