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The Institute of Translational Health Sciences announced today the launch of Participate in Research, a new website that supports health sciences research study recruitment. The site, which was built in partnership with the Office of Research and Graduate Education at the University of Washington’s School...

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences announced today that its TL1 Multidisciplinary Pre-doctoral Clinical/Translational Research Training Program is now accepting applications from students in all six University of Washington Health Science schools for its year-long cohort. The first part of the application is due January...

November's Course: What Really Happens at a NIH Study Review What happens to your grant once it gets to a study section? Dr. Paul Martin leverages his experience as a seasoned NIH grant reviewer, including his tenure as Chair of the Cancer Immunopathology and Immunotherapy Study Section,...

Has getting institutional review board (IRB) approval ever taken longer than you expected? Have delays cost you time or money you didn’t have? If so, you’re not the only one. Understanding the IRB’s needs and knowing how to meet them can improve IRB turnaround time. Karen Adams...

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences is pleased to announce the availability of up to six small pilot research grants of $13,000 each to support community- and clinical practice-based research. These grants are intended to foster collaboration between academic investigators and tribes or American Indian or...

The Survey Reminder function is a great way to automatically remind your respondents to complete a survey without having to manually re-send invitations. A single reminder can be scheduled to be sent at an exact date and time. Users can also schedule up to five reminders...

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act grants patients the right to review their clinic, or visit, notes, which most often occurs by providing them a paper copy when notes are actually requested. Dr. Bryan S. Lee, an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University...

Culture methods are a mainstay of traditional diagnostic clinical microbiology. However, culture-based methods of diagnosis often produce uninformative results when patient samples are taken from sites with mixed microbial infections. Challenges also arise when the pathogens of interest are slow or difficult to grow in...

Academic medical researchers traditionally relied on institutional review boards (IRBs) to provide guidance on bioethical issues in their studies. However, IRBs typically give guidance only during the pre-study regulatory review, whereas many researchers need advice on ethical challenges encountered while actually conducting the research. To address...

The opportunity to positively impact the health of others through preventive medicine has always been a passion of Dr. Andrea Burnett-Hartman, Staff Scientist at Fred Hutch and Affiliate Instructor in the University of Washington’s Department of Epidemiology. It is therefore no surprise to learn her...

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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