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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

  • When preparing a new grant or setting up a study, it is important to know about the patient population through which the research will be conducted. With medical information being stored in electronic systems, data can become available to investigators for answering these important questions in new and simpler ways. ...

  • We are sad to announce that Dr. Carlos De La Peña, Executive Director of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS), passed away on Friday, September 7, 2018 after an extended illness. ...

  • The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program has established a National Center for Data to Health to make research data more meaningful and accessible. ...

  • Clinical researchers know how important it is to safeguard trial integrity. In fact, this is such a crucial part of the process that many trials utilize Data and Safety Monitoring Boards (DSMBs) to regularly review safety data and observe trial progress. ...

  • For many types of research, having a clickable image would make data collection a whole lot easier. The IMAGEMAP action tag enables you to design a survey in which certain text fields become part of an interactive, selectable, image....

  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have established a Loan Repayment Program (LRP) to reduce educational debt for individuals who pursue a career in medical research....

Upcoming Events
Oct
12
Fri
9:00 am Networking to Enhance Developmen... @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, Building C, Orin Smith Auditorium
Networking to Enhance Developmen... @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, Building C, Orin Smith Auditorium
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Networking to Enhance Development (NED) conference @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, Building C, Orin Smith Auditorium | Seattle | Washington | United States
Networking to Enhance Development (NED) is designed specifically to meet the professional development and networking needs of research coordinators. Participants from UW, FredHutch/SCCA, Seattle Children’s, and other Seattle research institutions, attend both general sessions and choose relevant breakout sessions to expand their knowledge and skills....
11:00 am Bioethics grand rounds @ UW Health Sciences Building, Room T-473
Bioethics grand rounds @ UW Health Sciences Building, Room T-473
Oct 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Waivers of informed consent for research are permitted in the United States under the Common Rule, HIPAA regulations, and the FDA’s Exception from Informed Consent rule for emergency research. Discussion Objectives Assess what legal right researchers have to carry out research procedures without the permission...
Oct
29
Mon
8:00 am NWABR Clinical Research Professi... @ Volney Auditorium, Virginia Mason
NWABR Clinical Research Professi... @ Volney Auditorium, Virginia Mason
Oct 29 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Northwest Association for Biomedical Research and the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (PNCACRP) invite you to attend our second Clinical Research Conference. The Institute for Translational Health Science (ITHS) is also partnering with us to ensure high quality and topical...

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).

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