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March 29, 2018

New Policy Regarding Scientific Review

The Indiana CTSI has provided scientific review of certain full board protocols since October 2016.
Effective March 29, 2018, Indiana CTSI Scientific Review Committee review will be required prior to IRB review for full board studies which require biomedical IRB review and which have not undergone scientific review from another source such as a commercial sponsor or government funding agency. The CTSI Scientific Review Committee process should be initiated prior to IRB review.  Protocols can be submitted directly to CTSI Scientific Review Committee for review by emailing the protocol to ctsisrc@iupui.edu.  
For more information on the review process and criteria, visit the Indiana CTSI...

A student makes her way through the Sample Gates during a sunny, spring day on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
March 27, 2018

Indiana CTSI to Host Retreat at IU Bloomington Focused on Opioid Research

Scientists and community leaders will explore issues related to opioids and addiction at this year’s Indiana CTSI Bloomington Retreat on April 25 on the Indiana University Bloomington campus.
The event, titled “Medical Science Solutions to Indiana’s Opioid Crisis,” will feature lectures by top researchers and government officials, as well as valuable opportunities to network with investigators from across the state and to learn more about research resources and services available through the Indiana CTSI. The retreat will be held from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Presidents Hall in Franklin Hall, 601 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47405.
Keynote speakers include:

Kristina Box,...

AWARE: ACCESS partnership
August 23, 2017

IU to Host Commercialization, Entrepreneurship Summit for Female, Minority Researchers

Are you interested in commercializing your scientific discoveries or inventions and networking with female and underrepresented researchers?
Led by the Indiana CTSI and IU Research and Technology Corp. (IURTC), Indiana University is hosting a commercialization and entrepreneurship summit on Oct. 5 at its IUPUI campus in downtown Indianapolis as part of the AWARE (Accelerating Women And underRepresented Entrepreneurs) program—a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded partnership of the University of Louisville, IU and the Missouri University of Science and Technology.
This pilot program plans to ACCelerate Entrepreneurial SucceSS (ACCESS) of researchers who are women and/or underrepresented minorities by:

Identifying, engaging and mentoring them to...

Dr. Nalim looks at the Regenova 3D bioprinting technology
August 23, 2017

3D Bioprinting Core Gains CTSI Designation, NIH Funding

The 3D Bioprinting Core at IUPUI and IU School of Medicine recently received two major boosts: Indiana CTSI core designation and funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to cover the cost of its main bioprinting instrument.
The 3D Bioprinting Core’s Regenova bioprinter
Indiana CTSI-designated cores have demonstrated quality oversight, users that span departments and schools, processes to monitor user satisfaction and established policies for publication and confidentiality. The designation also allows investigators to apply to the core for Indiana CTSI pilot grant funding for their research.
The 3D Bioprinting Core also was awarded an NIH S10/Shared Instrument Grant to fund its...

February 23, 2017

IU researcher applying global lessons to Indiana health issues

After working with doctors and patients in Kenya for more than a decade, Debra Litzelman, MD, has learned a lot about how to provide health services to rural and resource-strapped populations.
Debra Litzelman, MD. (Photo courtesy of Regenstrief Institute)
Now she is applying that knowledge to help reduce risk factors for infant mortality in Indiana—ranked among the 10 worst states for infant mortality in the country, according to data from the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. Litzelman, D. Craig Brater Professor of Global Health Education at Indiana University Center for Global Health and associate director of the IU...

February 16, 2017

Indiana CTSI leaders named Indiana University distinguished professors

Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD
Nine Indiana University scholars and researchers have been promoted to distinguished professor, the highest academic rank the university bestows upon faculty.
The new distinguished professors include Indiana CTSI director Anantha Shekhar, MD, PhD, a neuroscientist and medical researcher in the IU School of Medicine, and Tatiana Foroud, PhD, scientific director of the Indiana Biobank and a statistical geneticist in the IU School of Medicine Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics.
“These acclaimed men and women represent the pinnacle of public education through their remarkable research, teaching and service in an extraordinarily wide range of disciplines,” IU President Michael A....

February 3, 2017

People with mental health conditions more likely to fill long-term opioid prescriptions, study finds

Patrick Quinn, PhD
When it comes to translational research, Patrick Quinn has found that working with an interdisciplinary team is critical.
That’s why he’s glad he came to Indiana University.
Quinn, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at IU Bloomington. He credits working with mentors through the Indiana CTSI and a pre-doctoral internship at the IU School of Medicine with enabling him to establish a research group with clinical and basic research expertise.
“I came from being a grad student in a psychology department in Texas with no medical school at the time,” Dr. Quinn said....

January 18, 2017

Applications Sought for Design and Biostatistics Program Pilot Grant

Design and Biostatistics Program (DBP) Pilot Grant – 2017.02
LETTER OF INTENT (LOI) DEADLINE – DECEMBER 16, 2016
FULL APPLICATION DEADLINE – FEBRUARY 6, 2017 (5:00 PM)

The Design and Biostatistics Program (DBP) of the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is comprised of 8 units with associated expertise:  1) Department of Biostatistics, IU School of Medicine and Fairbanks School of Public Health; 2) Division of Hereditary Genomics, Department of Medical & Molecular Genetics, IU School of Medicine; 3) Computational Biology, Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, IU School of Medicine; 4) Department of Epidemiology, Fairbanks School of Public Health; 5)...

January 10, 2017

Applications Sought for IIMR VA Young Investigator Award

LETTER OF INTENT (LOI) DEADLINE- JANUARY 18, 2017
APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE – FEBRUARY 08, 2017
Description
IIMR’s mission is to promote and enhance research efforts that will ultimately result in improved quality of life for veterans and for the greater population. In support of that mission, IIMR works to encourage investigators to develop their research careers by working with IIMR and the VA and veterans to answer important questions. One way IIMR encourages investigators is to sponsor the annual Young Investigator Award Program, which provides a competitive experience for investigators to explore the possibilities of VA-related research.
The IIMR is currently seeking submissions...

November 1, 2016

Carmel Egan Joins Indiana CTSI

Carmel Egan, PhD
Carmel Egan, PhD, a top project management and product development executive at Eli Lilly and Co., has joined the Indiana University School of Medicine as project leader of IU’s Precision Health Initiative.
Dr. Egan, vice president, Medicines Development Unit at Lilly, has held a series of leadership positions at Lilly. Prior to her most recent position at Lilly, she served as Vice President of special Alzheimer’s disease initiatives in Lilly’s Biomedicines Business Unit and previously as Vice President of LRL Portfolio and Project Management.
She will coordinate activities of the Precision Health Initiative as part of her role as...