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Diversity Research Opportunities and Related Events

Upcoming Events A free virtual workshop, “Path to Enhancing Scientific Workforce Diversity (SWD),” sponsored by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, will be held on Wednesday, May 18, from noon to 5 p.m. ET. Find out more and register. The 15th Matilda White Riley Behavioral and Social Sciences Honors, […]

Current Funding Opportunities

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 05/10/2022 07:46 PM EDT The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support studies that will identify, develop, and/or test strategies for overcoming barriers to the adoption, adaptation, integration, scale-up, and sustainability of evidence-based interventions, practices, programs, tools, treatments, guidelines, and policies. Studies […]

CLIC News Roundup – May 2022

News Roundup May 3, 2022 Updates from the CLIC Registration now open for Rapid Response Un-Meeting! Register now for the upcoming two-day event, “Making Real-World Data and Real-World Evidence a Reality for Translational Science Virtual Workshop and Un-Meeting,” happening June 8-9, 2022 from 11 AM – 3 PM ET each day. Moving scientific discoveries into […]

NIH NCATS E-Newsletter April 2022

Volume 11 │ Issue 03│April 27, 2022 DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE In her latest message, NCATS Acting Director Dr. Joni Rutter shares three approaches for delivering five times more treatments in the next decade. Read MoreJoin Dr. Rutter on May 18 for an informal discussion on advancing the mission of NCATS. WHAT’S HAPPENING ANNOUNCEMENTS & OPPORTUNITIES MEET NCATS STAFF […]

International Study Finds Nearly 13 Percent of COVID-19 Hospitalized Patients Had Serious Neurologic Symptoms

Those with encephalopathy at admission had poorer outcomes (Boston)— Overwhelming evidence shows that infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2) causes dysfunction of multiple organ systems, including the nervous system. Neurologic symptoms are frequently reported even in patients with mild illness and for some, these neurologic symptoms may persist as part of long-haul COVID. To […]

New Study Finds Persistent Gaps in Leadership Attainment, Promotion and Salary Among Women Academic Emergency Physicians

Early career inequities must be a target for future interventions (Boston)—Despite consistent increases in women matriculating in medical schools disparities continue to exist in leadership positions and opportunities for advancement for women and for  racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in medicine (URiM). A new study from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) highlights […]

CTSA CLIC Updates

It’s finally time!  Attending the CTSA Program Spring Group Meetings this week? Make sure to check out the Group Meetings event page for the most up to date agendas and FAQs before the big event! Final Installment of In Our Own Words: Grant Success & Publication Insights to Inspire: In Our Own Words concluded with its final blog post in […]

Automated Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia Delivered over the Internet Shown to be Highly Effective in Black Women

(Boston)—Black women are disproportionately affected by poor sleep, which is associated with increased risk of adverse outcomes such as cardiovascular disease, depression and worse quality of life. The gold standard treatment for insomnia is cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), which specifically targets the individual’s problematic sleep behaviors and beliefs. Internet-delivered CBT-I programs for insomnia […]

Boston University CTE Center Study of Former Notre Dame Football Players Finds College Players More Likely to have Brain Disorders

Former Fighting Irish football players from 1964-80 teams five times more likely to report cognitive impairment disorders than general public (Boston)—The link between playing football and an increased risk of developing later-life brain disorders like chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has received increasing attention over the past 15 years. While National […]

Upcoming RADx Tech Webinar

The RADx Tech Webinar Series Please join us on Tuesday, April 19th for our webinar: Beyond Epitope Mapping: Using Deep Mutational Scanning to Generate a Complete Map of SARS-CoV-2 Diagnostic Antibody Escape Mutation To evaluate the impact of variant mutations on rapid antigen tests our speakers developed a mammalian surface-display platform for SARS-CoV-2 Nucleocapsid protein, the target […]