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UW Students Get Crash Course in Tech Commercialization

For 10 weeks this summer, a group of University of Washington graduate students spent more than 30 hours each week trying to answer a single question: would this product do well in the marketplace? Their answers were part of the Institute of Translational Health Sciences'...

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Top 3 research stories of the summer

When, in whom, and how to lower cholesterol are long-standing questions. But this summer, new findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) brought to light evidence that it is reasonable and cost-effective to use a cardiovascular risk score to make a decision...

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Applications for ITHS KL2 Program Due October 15

Finding enough time to dedicate to research pursuits can be a challenge for any junior faculty member. After fulfilling teaching and clinical responsibilities, free periods of time left for research are often few and far between. The Institute of Translational Health Sciences’ KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research...

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NIFTY Cup Tackles Major Global Health Challenge

Babies born with oral clefts, in particular cleft palates, can face significant feeding challenges because their craniofacial anomaly typically makes it impossible to extract milk from a mother’s breast or from a bottle. Preterm infants face similar challenges as they are often developmentally immature and...

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Improving Heart Health in Local Communities

Efforts to improve the cardiovascular health of patients received a recent boost with the funding of Healthy Hearts Northwest, a three-year, $13.7 million grant that was awarded to the MacColl Center for Health Care Innovation at Group Health Research Institute. The grant, which was awarded...

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Cooling Brains to Treat Epilepsy

Several researchers may claim that their cool scientific findings could someday help patients, but none quite as literally as Dr. Rai D’Ambrosio, Associate Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. D’Ambrosio’s research on cooling the brain to prevent epileptic...

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Six Pilot Grants Awarded to Support Community-Based Research

Efforts to expand translational health research across the five-state WWAMI region received a recent boost with the award of six pilot grants by the Institute of Translational Health Sciences to academic investigators collaborating with regional clinical research networks. The two-year awards, each for $13,000, seek...

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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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