Congratulations to Dr. S. Esra Sahingur as the 2018 Women in Science, Dentistry, and Medicine Professional Achievement Award winner in Dentistry. This award recognizes excellence in leadership, advocacy and mentoring. Dr. Sahingur is a noted research in periodontics and systemic relationships to oral disease. She is also a Wright Center KL2 Scholar alumna. The Wright Center’s KL2 program, established in 2010, is uniquely focused on … Continue reading KL2 Alumna, Dr Esra Sahingur, honored by WISDM
The deadline is quickly approaching for awards! Submit your multi-school awards by May 1st! The VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Endowment Fund supports meritorious pilot and feasibility research. Multi-disciplinary research teams may apply for up to $130,000 to support research that involves collaborators from at least two different VCU schools. Applications including researchers from multiple disciplines are not only encouraged, but highly desirable. Application information and materials may … Continue reading Wright CCTR Endowment Fund Application Deadlines Approaching!
Q&A with ClinicalTrial.gov Program Admininstator, Alanda Perry Jones, MA, CCRP During recent workshops, she reviewed a summary of the 2017-2018 changes, delved into case studies to better understand NIH’s expanded interpretation of the definition of a clinical trial, and provided resources for researchers to use as they develop their proposals. What are the takeaways you want from these workshops? The main takeaways are … Continue reading Q&A with Wright Center ClinicalTrials.gov Program Administrator, Alanda Perry Jones
After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy in Mumbai, India, in 2011, Chawla came to the United States to pursue a graduate degree in biomedical sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The Mumbai native’s interest in cancer research eventually led her to VCU’s Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, where she has been performing intensive research in colon and pancreatic cancer at Massey Cancer Center since … Continue reading Ayesha Chawla, Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Ph.D. candidate in the Cancer and Molecular Medicine concentration (CaMM), is featured in VCU News!
The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research will provide funding and research infrastructure for this opioid clinical trial. Dr. Moeller, the Center’s director, will serve as principal investigator on the trial! Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University today announced that it is leading a clinical trial to test SUBLOCADE™ (buprenorphine extended-release) injection for subcutaneous use (CIII), a once-monthly injectable formulation of buprenorphine for the treatment of … Continue reading VCU to lead clinical trial assessing preventive treatment for patients recovering from opioid overdose
A groundbreaking $40 million project aims to develop a better test for liver disease Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 CONTACT: Leha Byrd University Public Affairs Phone: 804-828-7028 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org A pioneering European research project with assistance from a Virginia Commonwealth University clinician aims to lead to new diagnostic tests to assess patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and identify those most at risk for developing severe inflammation … Continue reading Congratulations to Wright Center’s Director of Education Programs, Dr. Arun Sanyal, on this groundbreaking $40M project! #CTSAProgram
Monday, November 13th- 12 PM- 1 PM, Main Hospital, Learning Center Please join us for the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research’s Discovery Dialogues seminar, “Discovering ways to make cost-effective medicines: A case study with ciprofloxacin”, presented by Dr. Perrer Tosso, Post-doctoral Fellow, Chemical and Life Science Engineering, on Monday, November 13 from noon – 1PM in the hospital’s Learning Center (Main Hospital, first … Continue reading Check out these events!
Check out this month’s NIH-NCATS Website and Newsletter! CTSA Program-Supported Researchers Test Low-Cost Treatment for Deadly Illness Alpha “Berry” Fowler III, M.D. Virginia Commonwealth University. Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) researchers have discovered a low-cost and potentially lifesaving treatment for sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which the body’s immune system produces an extreme response to an infection. Support from NCATS’ Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program helped … Continue reading Congratulations to Dr. Fowler!
Come to the Research Expo and find out how the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research can help you! The sessions are divided into two tracks that will run concurrently. The Wright Center’s Lydia Klinger and Tim Aro will be presenting the following sessions that day. Come and check it out! Session Title: First Look: Wright Center Clinical Research Coordinator Education & Training Program … Continue reading Research Expo 2017
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors a number of awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards include generous stipends ranging from $45,000 – $80,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients, and higher for additional experience. Limited graduate level awards are available. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped … Continue reading Calling all researchers!