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  • SC CTSI Launches Digital Scholar Webinar Series

    The training series introduces health researchers to digital science approaches.

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  • Call for Applications: Mentored Career Development in Clinical and Translational Science

    Candidates should be either junior faculty or trainees in late stages of clinical training who will be anticipating promotion to faculty status.

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  • SC CTSI Announces 4th Annual Introduction to Clinical & Translational Research Study Design Course

    This course was developed for interested residents, fellows, and interested faculty. It includes a combination of didactic lectures, discussion, and practical application of the concepts that enables each student to develop a research protocol on a topic of their choosing.

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  • SC CTSI Success Story Featured at the National Level

    SC CTSI fosters new understanding of community mentorship role in research.

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  • Keck Plastic Surgeon Dr. Alex K. Wong Awarded NIH Research Grant to Study Treatment for Lymphedema

    It's relatively rare for a practicing surgeon to receive major NIH research funding, a career advance for which Wong partly credits training and support he received through the SC CTSI.

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  • SC CTSI Clinical and Translational Research Scholars Announced

    The scholars will begin their course work on June 1, 2017 to develop critical clinical and translational research skills.

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  • An Emphasis on Team Science Draws a Brain Tumor Researcher to Become an SC CTSI Scholar

    Neuro-oncologist Nathan Robison knew that a lot of valuable research was not benefitting pediatric populations. The SC CTSI Workforce Development training is helping him reach across disciplines and departments to improve clinical studies and apply discoveries more quickly and efficiently.

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  • Can Robots Make Hospital Treatments Less Traumatic for Sick Children?

    Kids with complex medical issues often undergo many painful and traumatic treatments. With help from the SC CTSI, USC pediatrician Margaret Trost is developing a new generation of interactive robot companions to ease the pain.

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  • SC CTSI Research Scholar is Developing New Ways to Lessen Trauma for Kids Undergoing Chemotherapy

    A USC occupational scientist is extending her previous research with children with autism spectrum disorder to identify mechanisms to manage stress and pain during medical procedures.

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  • Accelerating a Scientist’s Quest to Develop New – and Earlier – Treatments for Cerebral Palsy

    USC researcher Barbara Sargent thinks kids with cerebral palsy can make bigger strides against the movement disorder with the right therapy, so she's working to identify and treat the condition much earlier than previously thought possible.

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