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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

  • Are you part of a research team that continually runs out of time at meetings?  Do you have all of the right people in the room, but struggle to get on and stay on the same page?  Would you like to increase your teams efficiency and effectiveness in working together? Then the Team Science Boot Camp might be right for you and your team!...

  • In 2018, five children’s hospital from across the country led by Drs. Bonnie Ramsey and Julie Park received a seven million-dollar, five-year NIH-CTSA Collaborative Innovation Award (UO1). This is how the Consortium for Pediatric Cellular Immunotherapy (CPCI) came together with the intention to help accelerate access to pediatric immunotherapy trials. The Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) is its designated CTSA....

  • In this new academic year, ITHS Education is re-launching our popular Clinical Research Education Series (CRES). The ITHS CRES is a continuing education and networking series for research coordinators and other research staff interested in clinical research topics. We are hosting our first CRES event on November 12, called Steps to Market Medical Devices or Diagnostic Tests. In addition to the CRES workshops, ITHS also supports an annual conference for research coordinators called Networking to Enhance Development (NED)...

  • Watch Dr. Disis share with KOMO News the importance of participating in clinical trials to help discover new treatments. The news was an effort to promote the Northwest Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference. ...

  • The UW Medicine Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine and the Scan│Design Foundation are pleased to announce the availability of a funding program designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in pain. The program will award up to two grants up to $50,000 each to cover one year of funding to those research proposals demonstrating the greatest merit and potential for success....

  • The NW PCI Network facilitates access to broader populations and shorten the time it takes for investigators to conduct research in the WWAMI region. Investigators receive five main benefits. ...

Upcoming Events
Nov
19
Tue
12:00 pm Advantages and Challenges within... @ West 8th Bldg, 4th Floor, Westlake Room
Advantages and Challenges within... @ West 8th Bldg, 4th Floor, Westlake Room
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Advantages and Challenges within Community-Engaged Research: Panel Discussion @ West 8th Bldg, 4th Floor, Westlake Room
Description Many academic researchers are unsure of how to develop and strengthen their relationships with community partners in respectful ways that will lead to productivity and good results for both sides of the partnership. In this module, you will learn key strategies to build and...
Nov
26
Tue
11:00 am Advanced Database Management (RC... @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216)
Advanced Database Management (RC... @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216)
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advanced Database Management (RC-303) - 11/26/2019 @ Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room (T216) | Seattle | Washington | United States
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1:00 pm Leaf Hands-On Workshop: November @ UW Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room T216
Leaf Hands-On Workshop: November @ UW Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room T216
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Leaf Hands-On Workshop: November @ UW Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room T216
Description Leaf is a self-service tool which provides UW investigators with a user friendly interface for querying the electronic health system records within UW Medicine. Due to its direct access to the university health data system, Leaf is currently only available to investigators and research...
Dec
5
Thu
11:30 am A How-To for Diversifying Your F... @ UW Medicine SLU, C-Bldg, Orin Smith Auditorium
A How-To for Diversifying Your F... @ UW Medicine SLU, C-Bldg, Orin Smith Auditorium
Dec 5 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
A How-To for Diversifying Your Funding Sources: A Panel Discussion @ UW Medicine SLU, C-Bldg, Orin Smith Auditorium
Description In recent years, funding sources have shown a higher degree of variability in proportion to grants funded, and it has become more and more challenging to be funded from a single source. Knowing how to expand your prospects across a career to maximize funding...
Dec
31
Tue
1:00 pm Leaf Hands-On Workshop: December @ UW Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room T216
Leaf Hands-On Workshop: December @ UW Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room T216
Dec 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Leaf Hands-On Workshop: December @ UW Health Sciences Library, TRAIL Room T216
Description Leaf is a self-service tool which provides UW investigators with a user friendly interface for querying the electronic health system records within UW Medicine. Due to its direct access to the university health data system, Leaf is currently only available to investigators and research...

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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