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April 12, 2017

Notre Dame Professor Wins Indiana CTSI Pilot Grant To Study Cancer

A University of Notre Dame investigator was recently awarded an Indiana CTSI Pilot Funding for Research Use of Core Facilities grant to study the secondary development of cancerous growths in the brain. Siyuan Zhang, Nancy Dee Assistant Professor of Cancer Research, assistant professor of biological sciences and an affiliated member of Harper Cancer Research Institute at Notre Dame, plans to use a technique called single-cell sequencing to study the many different types of cells in the brain individually.
The Indiana CTSI’s core facilities pilot funding program is intended to promote the use of technologies and expertise afforded by Indiana CTSI-designated cores available...

March 1, 2017

Indiana CTSI funds research projects in global health, utilizing core facilities

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute recently announced recipients of its 2016-17 Global Health Research Pilot Projects and Pilot Funding for Research Use of Core Facilities awards. This period, the Indiana CTSI granted funding awards to 27 investigators from Indiana University, Purdue University and the University of Notre Dame.
The global health research pilot grants, a collaboration of the Indiana CTSI and IU Center for Global Health, encourage the development of innovative, interdisciplinary research that seeks to address key global health challenges and improve health outcomes in resource-limited settings.
The core facilities pilot funding program is intended to promote the...

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....