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Researcher Spotlight: Featuring Yoshio Hall

What started as an observation about chronic kidney disease (CKD) in medically underserved populations during residency has turned into the focus of the research of Dr. Yoshio Hall, an Associate Professor in the University of Washington’s Division of Nephrology and Core Investigator in the Kidney...

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Neuroimaging Study Evaluates Brain Response to Food Cues

Researchers have long debated whether excess weight gain is a result of genetic predisposition or an acquired trait. A neuroimaging study currently underway at the University of Washington is attempting to better understand this topic to provide new data for prevention and intervention efforts. The study,...

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RoMP Study Assesses Public Acceptability of Research Policies

The lines between research and clinical care are becoming increasingly blurred in today’s clinical research environment as greater emphasis is being placed on comparative effectiveness research. The blurring of these lines raises questions for researchers, however, about the ethical implications of using randomization within clinical...

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Top Seven Takeaways from 2014 NED Conference

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences hosted the Third Annual Research Coordinator Networking & Education Day (NED) on April 25, 2014, at the University of Washington. This professional development conference brought together research coordinators from UW, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle Cancer Care...

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ITHS to Present New Learning Center at NORDP Conference

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences will present its new online Self-Directed Learning Center at the National Organization of Research Development Professionals Annual Research Development Conference. The conference, which is taking place May 19 to 21, 2014, in Portland, Oregon, will allow round table and...

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NCATS Releases 2012-2013 Annual Report

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), which oversees the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) held by the Institute of Translational Health Sciences, recently released its 2012-2013 Annual Report. The report provides an update on the projects, progress, and achievements of the CTSA program...

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ITHS Tool Improves Odds of Successful Observational Research

Researchers seeking access to clinical data for observational study purposes have historically faced challenges when trying to determine cohort sizes for their investigations. Through the Institute of Translational Health Sciences’ De-identified Clinical Data Repository (DCDR), researchers now have access to a secure, web-based tool that...

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ITHS Launches New Online Learning Center

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences announced today the launch of its new Self-Directed Learning Center. This free online learning repository for translational health sciences is adaptable to individual learning needs and covers domains ranging from research initiation to data analysis and management to professional...

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ITHS Regional Advisory Workgroup Thanks Outgoing Members

A key component of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences’ Community-Engaged Research and Regional Collaborations program is its Regional Advisory Workgroup. The Workgroup supports ITHS’ regional collaboration efforts, helping ITHS to focus its attention on issues of importance to translational science in the five-state WWAMI...

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