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About ITHS

About ITHS

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences is dedicated to speeding science to the clinic for the benefit of patients and communities throughout Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho.

Research Services

Research Services

ITHS offers resources to researchers that increase the speed at which scientific discoveries can be translated into treatments that improve health outcomes for patients and communities.

Education & Training

The ITHS Education Program supports investigators and scholars through the development and maintenance of curriculum and career development education.

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Active ITHS Researchers

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Educational Program Graduates

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ITHS Supported Publications

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Upcoming Events

  • Oregon Health & Science University, Northwestern University, University of Washington, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Sage Bionetworks, together with The Scripps Research Institute, Washington University in St. Louis, the University of Iowa, and The Jackson Laboratory have been awarded a $25M cooperative agreement...

  • Neutrophils are an important type of white blood cell and our bodies' first line of defense against infection. Neutropenia is a condition in which a patient has a deficiency of infection-fighting neutrophils. ...

  • People who run long term REDCap surveys will occasionally need to edit existing questions. In order to do this, you would have needed to retire an entire variable to update options in certain field types. Now, the new action tag @HIDECHOICE allows you to hide specific options within certain field types....

  • The NIH has awarded $15M in funding to further their Tissue Chip Drug Screening program, which was launched by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in 2012. Jonathan Himmelfarb, MD, Director of the Kidney Research Institute and UW Professor of Medicine, received one of these exciting awards in the amount of $1.2M to study a Microphysiological System for Kidney Disease Modeling and Drug Efficacy Testing....

  • The ITHS Education Program supports investigators, graduate students, and scholars, through training opportunities and mentored career development. Applications have just opened for our three structured career development programs...

  • Action tags are a handy feature of REDCap in which a specific action can be applied to one or more variables on data entry forms and survey pages. For example, the @HIDDEN action tag allows you to hide a certain field in your data collection instrument or survey. This feature can be used in a number of exciting ways....

Upcoming Events

Oct
19
Thu
5:00 pm UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:50 pm
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Students will hear fantastic leading-edge speakers, work on idea generation for changes that will make a difference in healthcare, then roll up their sleeves and work in teams to figure out how to make their ideas a reality. This 2 credit course is for grads...
Oct
24
Tue
9:30 am Clinical Translational Core Rese... @ Haring Center, Auditorium CD 150
Clinical Translational Core Rese... @ Haring Center, Auditorium CD 150
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
The symposium will feature an overview of ITHS and updates from researchers that have utilized translational research services in the past year. Featured Speakers: Carlos De La Peña, M.D., M.B.A., M.H.A., Executive Director, ITHS Raphael Bernier, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Colin Studholme,...
Oct
25
Wed
all-day NIH Regional Seminar on Program ... @ Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
NIH Regional Seminar on Program ... @ Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day
Meet Face-to-Face & Talk with Experts from NIH & HHS in 2017   Can you relate to this? When I started working with NIH grants, I was told it would take at least two years to feel confident with my knowledge of the NIH process...
Oct
26
Thu
5:00 pm UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm – 6:50 pm
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Students will hear fantastic leading-edge speakers, work on idea generation for changes that will make a difference in healthcare, then roll up their sleeves and work in teams to figure out how to make their ideas a reality. This 2 credit course is for grads...
Nov
2
Thu
5:00 pm UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:50 pm
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Students will hear fantastic leading-edge speakers, work on idea generation for changes that will make a difference in healthcare, then roll up their sleeves and work in teams to figure out how to make their ideas a reality. This 2 credit course is for grads...
Nov
7
Tue
10:00 am Introduction to REDCap @ Health Sciences Library, lower level, Room T229
Introduction to REDCap @ Health Sciences Library, lower level, Room T229
Nov 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The introductory class is offered monthly and is geared towards new or novice users of the REDCap system. However, people who want a refresher course are welcome to attend. Learn more about this class. The Pacific Room (Room T229) is located on the lower level...
Nov
9
Thu
12:00 pm Navigating Ouch Moments: Dialogu... @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, C123A&B
Navigating Ouch Moments: Dialogu... @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, C123A&B
Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Navigating Ouch Moments: Dialogue and Listening Tools for Microaggressions @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, C123A&B | Seattle | Washington | United States
Humans communicate on many levels. We have cultural identities and experiences which increase the probability of miscommunications. Navigating Ouch Moments: Dialogue and Listening Tools for Microaggressions is the second session of a two-part series intended to include presentations on theory and models, interactive and reflective...

Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

Please help us continue to support your research by citing our grant number(s) in publications we supported.