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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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Upcoming Events

  • Have you ever wanted to emphasize text in your survey to alert your study staff or highlight an important question? REDCap does not have this customization built into the online designer, but you can add HTML to customize your forms and surveys....

  • Investigators from across all disciplines of clinical and basic research came together to celebrate translational science. The second annual Translational Science Expo welcomed over 100 people to learn about ongoing projects and share in recent successes....

  • ITHS is excited to offer a two-day Introduction to Clinical Research Boot Camp for faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows. This intensive workshop is designed to provide foundational knowledge in designing and managing a clinical trial for researchers who are new to the translational process....

  • Translational science is a unique part of medical research that focuses on moving new ideas and inventions from the investigation to saving lives. Researchers need a flexible funding mechanisms to help transition their work along this path. To help fill this gap, ITHS offers four annual funding opportunities to promote novel, innovative, and collaborative translational science. ...

  • The NRC is pleased to announce the availability of noncompeting administrative supplements from the NIH/National Institute on Aging to fund projects that focus on several key areas....

  • Many study teams face their greatest challenge of all during clinical trial recruitment. Too often hardships in finding trial participants can raise costs or result in studies closing before the target data is collected. ITHS aims to reduce this barrier by providing recruitment support in three key areas....

Upcoming Events
May
29
Tue
11:30 am Getting A Career Development Awa... @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, Building C, Orin Smith Auditorium
Getting A Career Development Awa... @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, Building C, Orin Smith Auditorium
May 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Getting A Career Development Award: Tips from current awardees (moderated panel) @ UW Medicine South Lake Union, Building C, Orin Smith Auditorium | Seattle | Washington | United States
In an effort to facilitate the career development of clinical and translational investigators, many funding agencies offer fellowship and scholar awards. These awards are often prestigious and difficult to obtain, with a low average rate of acceptance. In order to prepare an application package that is...
May
31
Thu
4:30 pm 2018 Engineering Innovation in H... @ UW Intellectual House
2018 Engineering Innovation in H... @ UW Intellectual House
May 31 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
2018 Engineering Innovation in Health Symposium @ UW Intellectual House | Seattle | Washington | United States
Six student teams comprising multiple engineering disciplines from undergraduate and graduate programs have been collaborating with clinical mentors to define and solve unmet challenges in healthcare throughout the 2017-2018 academic year. Please join us at the 2018 Spring Showcase, where teams will give a lightning pitch of their clinical...
Jun
5
Tue
11:00 am Intro to REDCap (RC-101) @ Health Sciences Library, Pacific Room (Room T229)
Intro to REDCap (RC-101) @ Health Sciences Library, Pacific Room (Room T229)
Jun 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Intro to REDCap (RC-101) @ Health Sciences Library, Pacific Room (Room T229) | Seattle | Washington | United States
Overview
Jun
6
Wed
8:30 am Introduction to Clinical Researc... @ Husky Union Building (HUB)
Introduction to Clinical Researc... @ Husky Union Building (HUB)
Jun 6 @ 8:30 am – Jun 7 @ 4:30 pm
Introduction to Clinical Research Boot Camp @ Husky Union Building (HUB)  | Seattle | Washington | United States
Save the date! ITHS is hosting a 2-day workshop designed as an introduction for faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows to learn all that is involved in designing and managing a clinical trial. The keynote and closing sessions will be held jointly, while the majority of the...
Jun
12
Tue
11:00 am Branching Logic (RC-202) @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216)
Branching Logic (RC-202) @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216)
Jun 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Branching Logic (RC-202) @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216) | Seattle | Washington | United States
Overview
Jun
19
Tue
11:00 am Surveys (RC-204) @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216)
Surveys (RC-204) @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216)
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Surveys (RC-204) @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216) | Seattle | Washington | United States
Overview
Jun
24
Sun
all-day Metabolomics 2018 Conference @ Washington State Convention Center
Metabolomics 2018 Conference @ Washington State Convention Center
Jun 24 – Jun 28 all-day
Metabolomics 2018 Conference @ Washington State Convention Center | Seattle | Washington | United States
The 14th International Conference of the Metabolomics Society will be held at the Washington State Convention center in downtown Seattle. This conference aims to build connections among researchers in systems biology, big data, technology advances, precision medicine and translational science, plant metabolomics, the microbiome, and...

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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