CCTR Endowment Fund Yields Exciting New Research

VCU surgeon Sudha Jayaraman, M.D., and VCU School of Pharmacy assistant professor Dayanjan Wijesinghe, Ph.D., have collaborated on using mass spectrometry to analyze medications that are in trauma patients’ blood.   With funding from the CCTR Endowment Fund, and other VCU sources, their objective was to assess the feasibility of using mass spectrometry in a clinical setting.    With the help of  VCU Innovation Gateway, they have … Continue reading CCTR Endowment Fund Yields Exciting New Research

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KL2 Alumna, Dr Esra Sahingur, honored by WISDM

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

Wright CCTR Endowment Fund Application Deadlines Approaching!

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!

Calling all researchers!

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!

Dr. Moeller selected as Wright Distinguished Chair

By: Krista Hutchins June 8, 2017 Congratulations! Dr. F. Gerard, “Gerry” Moeller, Director of the Wright Center, has been appointed as the inaugural C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Distinguished Chair in Clinical and Translational Research. Commenting on his appointment, Dr. Moeller said, “It is a great honor to be selected to hold a Chair that bears the names of C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright. Mr. … Continue reading Dr. Moeller selected as Wright Distinguished Chair

Cite the Grant

Please remember to acknowledge NIH grant support in each publication, press release or other documents about research that benefited from the VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translation Research (CCTR)’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (No. UL1TR000058) and include a disclaimer. Learn more at http://www.cctr.vcu.edu/clinicalresearch/cite.html. Continue reading Cite the Grant

Dr. Antonio Abbate Receives Distinguished Mentor Award

Antonio Abbate, M.D., Ph.D., medical director of the Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services, and associate chair of the VCU Scientific Review Committee, was awarded the Distinguished Mentor Award by the VCU School of Medicine at their 18th Annual Faculty Excellence Awards Program on Wednesday, Sept. 21. The School of Medicine bestows the Distinguished Mentor Award annually to a faculty member who makes significant contributions to the career development of … Continue reading Dr. Antonio Abbate Receives Distinguished Mentor Award