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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

  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will require most applications for multi-site studies conducting the same protocol at each site and which are received on or after January 25, 2018 to describe the use of a single Institutional Review Board (IRB). ...

  • The University of Washington has moved up two spots to No. 25 of the top 1,000 research institutions worldwide. This is in large part due to the quality of medical research and faculty at the School of Medicine....

  • Surveys often ask participants to select multiple choices from a list of options. In some cases, one of those options is “none of the above.” With this new action tag, @NONEOFTHEABOVE, the “none of the above” option will actually limit participants from selecting any of the other checkboxes once it is selected. ...

  • Julie Elworth is the new Director of Evaluation for the Institute of Translational Health Sciences. She works closely with staff and faculty to evaluate approaches to training and research implementation. Julie is part of the evaluation team which collects and analyzes the key data necessary......

  • 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. ...

Upcoming Events

Nov
30
Thu
11:30 am Fostering Collaboration in Trans... @ Health Library Pacific Room 2nd floor
Fostering Collaboration in Trans... @ Health Library Pacific Room 2nd floor
Nov 30 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Fostering Collaboration in Translational Science @ Health Library Pacific Room 2nd floor | Seattle | Washington | United States
Like clinical teams, research teams often grapple with issues of hierarchy, diversity, interpersonal conflict, and communication. In addition to collaborating amongst various disciplines, translational research teams must often partner with business professionals, community members, and administrative personnel to solve some of the most important biomedical...
5:00 pm UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
Nov 30 @ 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...
Dec
5
Tue
10:00 am Introduction to REDCap @ Health Sciences Library, Pacific Room (Room T229)
Introduction to REDCap @ Health Sciences Library, Pacific Room (Room T229)
Dec 5 @ 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. The video presented is an example of an introductory course. Topics Topics will include: REDCap Background...
Dec
7
Thu
5:00 pm UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
UW Health Innovation Practicum @ Paccar Hall 391
Dec 7 @ 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...
Dec
12
Tue
10:00 am REDCap Advanced Class – Longitud... @ Health Sciences Library, lower level, Room T229
REDCap Advanced Class – Longitud... @ Health Sciences Library, lower level, Room T229
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This class is for users who have some experience with REDCap and would like to dive into some of the more advanced features of REDCap. Topics The main focus of this class will be on the following topics: Longitudinal Studies Surveys Data Queries There will...
Dec
14
Thu
4:30 pm Engineering Innovation in Health... @ Husky Union Building (HUB) 250
Engineering Innovation in Health... @ Husky Union Building (HUB) 250
Dec 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Engineering Innovation in Health Fall 2017 Showcase @ Husky Union Building (HUB) 250 | Seattle | Washington | United States
Please join us for this year’s Engineering Innovation in Health Fall 2017 Showcase, featuring 14 student teams that have been collaborating with clinical mentors to define and solve unmet challenges in healthcare. Students will present lightning pitches and 6-7 teams will be selected for continuation into...

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.