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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

  • COVID-19 data for research purposes is in high demand and navigating all the additional requirements around data can be overwhelming. UW Research IT has developed a new tool to help solve this problem and provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions around research use of COVID-19 data. ...

  • As the global COVID-19 health crisis progressed, and the need for research resources became evident, the ITHS COVID-19 Research Review Working Group promptly created a funding structure to provide much needed resources. On March 30th, ITHS launched the COVID-19 Research Awards program, designed to provide......

  • During the COVID-19 pandemic, UW researchers using REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) have found it critical in responding to this public health crisis.  In the last two months, ITHS REDCap has seen a surge of new users and projects including over 200 projects related to COVID-19. The SCAN project is one of them. ...

  • ITHS has a long history of helping researchers prepare for submitting a grant, creating a study or even helping to shape up research ideas that are in early stages. Sometimes researchers need a broader perspective on study design and implementation from experienced clinical investigators. This month we are launching the ITHS Scientific Success Committee to meet this need. ...

  • ITHS established its Research Bioethics Consultation Service more than a decade ago, but recent developments are setting the stage for broader national leadership and growth. Learn about the consultation process, how researchers have benefited from these consultations and how this new team makes valuable connections on a national level. ...

  • During the first week of March in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in Seattle, the University of Washington Clinical Informatics Research Group, a group of university software developers and researchers, developed the StayHome mobile app, which supports people who want reliable information and resources, and who want to track COVID-19 symptoms and temperature. ...

Upcoming Events
May
26
Tue
11:00 am REDCap Mobile App (RC-301) – 05/... @ Online Event
REDCap Mobile App (RC-301) – 05/... @ Online Event
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
REDCap Mobile App (RC-301) - 05/26/20 @ Online Event | Seattle | Washington | United States
Overview Links to the virtual class will be emailed out to all participants the day before the class. Enrolling in the class is necessary to get the emailed link. Please enroll as early as possible as emailed links will no longer be sent within an...
May
27
Wed
12:00 pm How to Be an Amazing Reviewer @ On-Line Event
How to Be an Amazing Reviewer @ On-Line Event
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
How to Be an Amazing Reviewer @ On-Line Event
Description This session will provide attendees with insight into the critical role of manuscript reviewers in the overall editorial process. The role of reviewing in career development will also be discussed. Examples of effective reviews will be provided. Current standards for reproducibility and scientific conduct...
May
29
Fri
1:00 pm Clinical Trials and Why It Matters @ On-Line Event
Clinical Trials and Why It Matters @ On-Line Event
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 1:40 pm
Clinical Trials and Why It Matters @ On-Line Event
Description As we are in the midst of Clinical Trials Awareness Week (May 18 – 22) this year, the University of Washington Health Sciences Library would like to invite you to a virtual presentation, Clinical Trials and Why it Matters. Covering topics such as the...
Jun
2
Tue
11:00 am Intro to REDCap (RC-101) – 6/2/2020 @ On-Line Event
Intro to REDCap (RC-101) – 6/2/2020 @ On-Line Event
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Intro to REDCap (RC-101) - 6/2/2020 @ On-Line Event | Seattle | Washington | United States
Overview Links to the virtual class will be emailed out to all participants the day before the class. Enrolling in the class is necessary to get the emailed link. Please enroll as early as possible as emailed links will no longer be sent within an...
Jun
3
Wed
12:00 pm Responding to Reviewer Comments:... @ On-Line Event
Responding to Reviewer Comments:... @ On-Line Event
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Responding to Reviewer Comments: Turning Your Good Manuscript Into a Great Publication @ On-Line Event
Description Rejection of your manuscript is just the first step on the path to publication of your research report. Reviewers ask you to adopt their favorite theoretical framework, redo the data analysis, write the paper they want to read, and add lots of new material,...
Jun
9
Tue
11:00 am Branching Logic (RC-202) – 6/9/20 @ Online Event
Branching Logic (RC-202) – 6/9/20 @ Online Event
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Branching Logic (RC-202) - 6/9/20 @ Online Event | Seattle | Washington | United States
Overview Links to the virtual class will be emailed out to all participants the day before the class. Enrolling in the class is necessary to get the emailed link. Please enroll as early as possible as emailed links will no longer be sent within an...
Jun
11
Thu
11:00 am Crafting and Delivering Your Ele... @ On-Line Event
Crafting and Delivering Your Ele... @ On-Line Event
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Crafting and Delivering Your Elevator Pitch @ On-Line Event
Description Many people know that an elevator pitch is important but may not know how to create one or the myriad of situations in which one can be used. Also, the delivery of the pitch is just as important as the content (sometimes even more...

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.