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2013-12-02 10:18:48

Science Translational Medicine Editorial Urges Researchers to Support the ACA An editorial by Harry P. Selker, MD, MSPH, William H. Frist, MD, and Stuart Altman, PhD, published in the November 27 issue of Science Translational Medicine says the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is an example of the role of experimentation in improving health at the public policy level. The authors point out that while the ACA is an experiment, it is not radical. It builds on learning from...

2010-11-07 00:16:38

Wagner Design Associates has completed several new marketing initiatives for the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR). Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) November 5, 2010 Wagner Design Associates has completed several new marketing initiatives for the Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR). The creative firm developed and coordinated branding for posters, presentations, social media graphics and e-mail marketing campaigns. Wagner Design, in...

2010-11-05 11:31:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Add beets to the list of superfoods vital to your diet: A new study suggests that a daily dose of beet juice boosts blood flow to the brain, keeping your mind sharp and potentially creating a safeguard against dementia as you age. Researchers with Wake Forest University's Translational Science Center; Fostering Independence in Aging took a closer look at beet juice because it is rich in nitrate. The body turns nitrate into...

2010-07-14 10:45:00

Center to be named Georgetown-Howard Universities Center for Clinical & Translational Science WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of a critical partnership between Georgetown University Medical Center and Howard University, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $38 million Clinical and Translational Sciences Award to aid the universities' effort to transform health care and preventive practices in communities through medical discoveries made in...

2010-06-01 08:00:00

Ten CTSA Organizations Have Already Posted More Than 3,700 Innovations KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The iBridge(SM) Network, a program of the not-for-profit Kauffman Innovation Network, Inc., today announced its collaboration with recipients of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA), a consortium of 46 medical research institutions dedicated to enhancing the efficiency and quality of clinical and translational...

2010-03-23 06:00:00

ST. JOSEPH, Mich., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- GeneGo, Inc., a leading provider of software and databases for systems biology, today announced that the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) has licensed its pathway analysis suite MetaCore and its database searching tool Eureka. The CTSI is based on a $25 million National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) and is a partnership between Indiana University, Purdue University, and the...

2008-10-28 09:00:40

Four notable medical and educational institutions have formed a landmark consortium that is expected to streamline the way bench science is translated into bedside practice that could benefit millions of people. Christiana Care Health System, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Thomas Jefferson University and the University of Delaware will pool their talents and expertise as the Delaware Valley Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (DVICTS). The Institute brings...

2008-09-30 09:01:00

SEATTLE and REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The University of Washington (UW) will use Microsoft Amalga, the unified intelligence system, in a research protocol designed to provide clinical and translational researchers with faster and more complete access than they previously had to electronic data stored on disparate systems within the university. UW's Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS), http://www.iths.org/, intends to use Microsoft Amalga to accelerate...

2008-06-27 09:03:10

Duke University Medical Center has licensed Logos Technologies's Alphadas, an electronic data capture software to accelerate and streamline its early-phase clinical trials and to enable physicians to follow patients more closely. Duke, which will become the first academic medical center in the country to use the Alphadas system, believe the technology has the potential to be a more accurate, real-time system that may improve the safety of clinical trial participants and contribute to more...


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