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!

Q&A with Wright Center ClinicalTrials.gov Program Administrator, Alanda Perry Jones

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

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!

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!

Digging deep into data

By: Krista Hutchins July 12, 2017 Hovering over a computer, VCU Data Science Lab Director, Timothy P. York, PhD, and Wright Center Bioinformatics Specialist, Aaron Wolen, PhD, scrutinize, analyze, and interpret the emerging and rapidly growing field of big data. Much of their day is spent digging deep into data in an effort to make research more transparent and reproducible. “The Data Science Lab is … Continue reading Digging deep into data

Research Mentor Training Workshop

By: Krista Hutchins July 12, 2017 Clinical and Translational Research Mentoring Workshop  The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research invites you to become a more effective mentor. August 8th from 8 am-4 pm – The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research will host a research mentor training workshop facilitated by master facilitators from the National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) in the Robert Ball … Continue reading Research Mentor Training Workshop