International Clinical Trials Day!

The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research sponsored the International Clinical Trials Day event on May 19th at the VCU Gateway Building. Visitors, patients, and staff learned about the history of clinical trials, how to navigate StudyFinder-the central point for enrolling in clinical trials, and discovered how research is changing patients lives!  “I have seen so many patients being positively impacted by Clinical trials … Continue reading International Clinical Trials Day!

PCORI Presentation

The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and VCU Center on Society and Health will host a presentation for researchers and community partners interested in patient-centered outcomes research.   May 11, 2017 PCORI Funding to Address Community-Identified Needs  Larrick Center, Court End Ballroom 11 am- 1:30 pm  Drs. Emily Zimmerman and Steve Woolf, VCU Center on Society and Health, and Dr. Carlin Rafie, Virginia Tech, will discuss a new methodology … Continue reading PCORI Presentation

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 5

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit has hosted different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 5 challenge: What you do to make healthy eating fun? Tell us in the comments and … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 5

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 4

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit has hosted different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 5 challenge: Post a comment about your favorite superfoods and let us know how your … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 4

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 3

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit will host different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 3 challenge: Try using household items like cans or bags of rice as … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 3

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 2

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit will host different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 2 challenge: Spend 5 minutes practicing one or two yoga poses and take a … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 2

VCU Joins TriNetX Network – Demonstration and Training Session 3/14

The C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research (Wright CCTR) is proud to announce that VCU has joined the TriNetX network. The Wright CCTR, along with TriNetX, will be providing a researcher-oriented training session on Tuesday, March 14 to demonstrate how TriNetX can help VCU researchers in the following key areas: Attract more industry-sponsored trials Collaborate with peer institutions Research your own … Continue reading VCU Joins TriNetX Network – Demonstration and Training Session 3/14

Central Virginia SoCRA Chapter Meeting to Present “The Two Faces of Research” Webinar

The C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research invites you to attend the next Central Virginia SoCRA Chapter Meeting taking place on Friday, March 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the McGlothlin Medical Education Center, 11th floor, Rooms 11-101 & 11-102. A webinar titled “The Two Faces of Research: the Havasupai Indian Experience with Arizona State University Research” will play, … Continue reading Central Virginia SoCRA Chapter Meeting to Present “The Two Faces of Research” Webinar

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 1

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS) bio nutrition team will host different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 1 challenge: Tell us in the comments what you do to put your … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 1

Dr. Joseph McClay Presents on the Path to Personalized Treatment

The C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research at VCU recently sponsored a Discovery Dialogue presentation led by Joseph McClay, Ph.D., assistant professor for the VCU Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science. McClay’s seminar, titled “Discovery of genetic predictors for central nervous system drug response: the path to personalized treatment,” focused on  personalized medicine and the process of mapping and characterizing genes for antipsychotic drug … Continue reading Dr. Joseph McClay Presents on the Path to Personalized Treatment