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ITHS Announces 2016 Summer TL1 Clinical Research Trainees

ITHS Announces 2016 Summer TL1 Clinical Research Trainees

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences has accepted 12 UW students into its summer TL1 Multidisciplinary Pre-doctoral Clinical Research Training Program.

The TL1 Summer Multidisciplinary Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program is a three-month intensive learning experience for those interested in making a sizable impact on human health through research. The program brings a multidisciplinary cohort of early-career researchers together to accelerate discoveries through translational methods in projects ranging from mobile health apps to devices to drug development to epidemiologic studies.

The 12 students who were accepted represent five of the six UW health sciences schools as well as the College of Engineering. These students, their affiliation, and the proposed research projects to which they will devote their training are:

TraineeSchoolProject Title
Martha AbySocial WorkIntegrated Care in a Mental Health Setting: Policy to Action
Amie AdamsEngineeringUsing a Microvascular Model to Test Factors to Improve Thrombopoiesis
Aubriana ArdMedicineRecurrence-Free and Disease-Specific Survival Correlates of the AJCC 8th Edition Staging System for Merkel Cell Carcinoma
Diana ChristensenMedicineThe Role of Trimodality Therapy in the Treatment of Stage 2 and Stage 3 Esophageal Cancer: A Comparative Analysis
Timothee CousinDentistryThe Influence of Spheno-occipital Synchondrosis Patency on Midfacial Growth and Treatment for Patients with Mild Midface Hypoplasia
Kailyn ElliottMedicineAssessing Health Literacy Expectations of Patient Education Material using the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Patient Education Materials Assessment Tool for Printable Materials as a Factor for Hospital Utilization
Razieh KhalifehzadehEngineeringBlood Compatibility Evaluation of Fluorinated Bioresorbable Polylactic Acid For Coronary Artery Stents
Kevin LidbergPharmacyEvaluation of antisense oligonucleotide nephrotoxicity using a novel 3D microphysiologic system
Michael RosenbergEngineeringHow do ankle foot orthoses impact energy costs of walking in individuals with crouch gait?
Jonathan TsuiEngineeringBioprinted 3D Human Cardiac Tissue Models for Predictive Assessment of Drug-Induced Cardiotoxicity
Thomas WaltonSocial WorkAssessing Fidelity to Clinical Protocols: A Psychometric Evaluation of a Novel Instrument
Brittany WeldonPublic HealthNeurodevelopmental Effects of Silver Nanoparticles

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About the ITHS TL1 Translational Research Training Program

The ITHS TL1 Program is a one-year mentored research training program for predoctoral students. This program creates a cross-disciplinary community and provides Trainees with specific training, career development opportunities, and team science skills to help them function effectively within translational science teams. The TL1 Program is open to applicants from all disciplines and backgrounds who meet the eligibility criteria.
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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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