Driving Out Diabetes Initiative Receives State Funding
RESEARCH
Jul 20, 2021

Driving Out Diabetes Initiative Receives State Funding

We are pleased to share that the state of Utah approved a $500,000 annual, ongoing appropriation to support diabetes prevention and management through the University of Utah’s Driving Out Diabetes, A Larry H. Miller Family Wellness Initiative. Driving Out Diabetes aims to reduce the burden of diabetes in Utah and the surrounding area through community outreach and education, innovations in clinical care, and scientific discovery.... Read More

New Safety Manager Available to Assist U of U Health Researchers
RESEARCH
Jul 20, 2021

New Safety Manager Available to Assist U of U Health Researchers

This is the fourth in a series of blogs about the Research Strategy, intended to communicate major priorities and goals. National distinction of University of Utah Health’s Research enterprise is critically important for faculty and trainee recruitment and engagement, competitiveness for federal and foundation funding, and philanthropic fundraising. As a leading academic medical center, we have the opportunity and obligation to produce transformative advances that change the way medicine is practiced. ... Read More

Research Strategy: National Distinction
RESEARCH
Jul 19, 2021

Research Strategy: National Distinction

This is the fourth in a series of blogs about the Research Strategy, intended to communicate major priorities and goals. National distinction of University of Utah Health’s Research enterprise is critically important for faculty and trainee recruitment and engagement, competitiveness for federal and foundation funding, and philanthropic fundraising. As a leading academic medical center, we have the opportunity and obligation to produce transformative advances that change the way medicine is practiced. ... Read More

Research Strategy: Translational Research
RESEARCH
Jul 19, 2021

Research Strategy: Translational Research

This is the third in a series of blogs about the Research Strategy, intended to communicate major priorities and goals. To learn more about the Research Strategy or to review the 2021 Action Plan, visit this website. Our robust research enterprise portfolio requires monitoring, balancing, and strategic planning to ensure that we are pursuing the optimal range of activities and supporting our researchers in translating discovery from bench-to-bedside and bedside-back-to-bench.... Read More

CCTS CCET Funding Opportunity Announcement: Community-Initiated Pilot Program
RESEARCH
Jul 14, 2021

CCTS CCET Funding Opportunity Announcement: Community-Initiated Pilot Program

Community-initiated translational research pilot projects that focus on community-identified health-related needs and involve collaborations between community organizations and researchers. It is expected that the research supported by each of these pilot awards will result in one or more publications and/or presentations, and will collect data that will be used to apply for funding from NIH or other funders to expand and continue the projects.... Read More

R01 Writing Groups: Call for Applications
RESEARCH
Jul 14, 2021

R01 Writing Groups

Submitting a first successful R01 is a major challenge. The University's KL2 program, a part of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, is again organizing R01 writing groups that will include up to five NIH defined new investigators who are pursuing their first R01 NIH award (or equivalent). Each group will be headed by one or two senior faculty members with extensive success with NIH awards and study section reviewer experience. The groups will foster peer and senior mentoring to produce top quality grant submissions. The groups are not intended to replace grant writing courses or seminars, but, rather, to provide advice, mentoring and time management for the grant writing process. As such, prior participation in grant writing courses or seminars, formal or informal, is encouraged.... Read More

CTSI Peer Grant Review Program Open to Accept Proposals
RESEARCH
Jul 14, 2021

CTSI Peer Grant Review Program

The Utah Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is now accepting research proposals for pre-submission peer review. The program accepts proposals from investigators conducting research at any point along the translational science spectrum aiming to improve the health of individuals and the public. Please limit one proposal submission per investigator to the PGR. NIH review criteria will be used to score each submission. Formal reviews will be returned to the investigator by September 7th, 2021.... Read More

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