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Should You Give Your Child Opioids for Post-Operative Pain Management?

First study to explore caregivers’ attitudes toward post-operative opioid use in a diverse patient population (Boston)— Routine head and neck procedures, such as removal of tonsils and adenoids and the placement of ear tubes, may cause moderate to severe pain in pediatric patients. Over-the-counter analgesics (aspirin and acetaminophen) and pain management can mitigate this discomfort […]

Find a Collaborator: Making Research Connections at Boston University

To support faculty in finding potential collaborators, Boston University offers a  suite of resources to help identify collaborators for research. In this virtual workshop, Joe Farmer, Program Manager and Data Analyst in the Office of Research, provided an overview of available tools. View the Video.   A brief summary of the tools highlighted to identify collaborators […]

Call for Entrepreneurial Expertise

The Boston University CTSI works closely with the BU Office of Technology Development to help our scientific community​ advance their ideas and discoveries through the process of securing intellectual property and bringing their products to the marketplace. As part of this program, we seek to identify and help potential entrepreneurs early in the discovery process […]

229th Meeting of the National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council

Please join us for the 229th meeting of the National Advisory Dental and Craniofacial Research Council:  Tuesday, January 25, 2022 10:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. EST Virtual Meeting The public agenda will include: A presentation from Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable, Director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities about the “NIMHD Research Agenda on Equity and COVID-19” Presentations of […]

CLIC News Roundup – November 30, 2021

News Roundup November  30, 2021 News from around the CTSA Program Consortium Commentary highlights reasons for lack of diversity in cancer research A commentary by researchers from Mayo Clinic and the University of Southern California suggests that agencies funding biomedical research must strive for diversity, equity and inclusion in research decisions, and that these agencies […]

Seeking a Co-Director for Oversight of KL2 and Workforce Development Programs

The BU CTSI is seeking a Co-Director for the Institutional Career Development (KL2) and Workforce Development Programs. The BU CTSI’s KL2 and Workforce Development programs aim to build a system that provides continuous comprehensive mentoring and career development support for clinical research staff, and scholars from postdoctoral training through early faculty years and to anticipate […]

CLIC News Roundup – October, 2021

News Roundup October 19, 2021 CLIC Updates        Twitter Highlight        CLIC Education        CTSA News        Coordinating Center News Updates from the CLIC CTSA Program Connects Scientists and Communities October is Health Literacy Month, a “time to recognize the importance of making health information easy to understand and the healthcare system […]

CTSA Ansible – October, 2021

THE SPOTLIGHT | WHAT’S NEW | GET INVOLVED | CONSORTIUM CORNER Mike’s Blog October, 2021 Lingering Effects of SARS-CoV-2 Infection By: Audie Atienza, Ph.D., NCATS Program Officer; Sanae ElShourbagy Ferreira, Ph.D., NCATS Health Specialist; and Michael G. Kurilla, M.D., Ph.D., NCATS Director of the Division of Clinical Innovation While SARS-CoV-2 has demonstrated remarkable tenacity in terms of successfully navigating pharmaceutical as […]

CTSA Ansible – August 2021

THE SPOTLIGHT | WHAT’S NEW | GET INVOLVED | CONSORTIUM CORNER Mike’s Blog August 2021 Situational Awareness A publication in Science Translational Medicine from last month, ‘ Undiagnosed SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity during the first 6 months of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States’ is noteworthy for several highlights. Beyond the science of the article itself, the fact that this work represents the efforts of […]

Cervical Cancer Prevention Project / Vaccine Research Study – Participation is needed!

An Open-Label Clinical Trial Evaluating the Immunogenicity of the 9vHPV Vaccination Regimen Over 6 months Among Women Aged 16 to 45 years old, An Exploratory Immunogenicity Study ClinicalTrials.gov number: NCT04206813 Protocol Version Number: 6 Protocol Version Date: 2/16/2021 Funding Mechanism Sponsor: Merck grant MISP #59402 Principal Investigator: Dr. Natalie Pierre Joseph Phone: (781) 879-4841 E-mail: […]