Penn State CTSI

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    Bridges to Translation RFA

    The CTSI invites applications for pilot projects designed to bread won roadblocks across the translational spectrum. Required letters of intent due August 14, 2015.

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    Community Engagement Enhancement Funding

    Funds available for investigators to enhance an existing health-related research project with community engagement. Rolling applications; next round due July 31.

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    eagle-i

    eagle-i, a nationally prominent resource catalog and search tool, is now available at Penn State! By improving the flow of relevant information through the biomedical research community, eagle-i has the potential to accelerate development of diagnostics, treatments, and prevention strategies.

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    Education

    Penn State has tremendous strength in clinical and translational research in a variety of disciplines, each of which has educational activities that share the common goal of preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals, researchers and educators to address our nation’s healthcare needs.

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    Clinical Services Core

    The mission of the Clinical Research Program is to provide places, means, and an incentive for researchers from a broad array of disciplines and departments to conduct patient-oriented and community-centered clinical and translational research.

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Penn State CTSI

The most important challenge facing academic medical centers is translating new research findings into tangible health benefits that improve lives. Penn State has created the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to serve as an independent but highly integrated academic engine for clinical and translational science.

The CTSI builds on the strong tradition and rich experience of collaborative interdisciplinary thinking that exists at Penn State and brings this wide breadth of academic endeavor—including traditional biomedical activities, social sciences, arts, communications, economics, education, engineering, ethics, and health care delivery and policy—to bear on health.

The long-range goal of the CTSI is to develop, implement and make available to the community at large new methods to predict, prevent and effectively treat human disease.

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