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USC Neurosurgeon Pioneers New Method to Deliver Brain-Protective Medicines During Stroke Procedures

In a study funded by the American Heart Association, researcher William Mack, MD, showed that catheters used to remove blood clots can also be used to send neuroprotective agents directly to affected brain areas.

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USC Neuroimaging Scientist Awarded NIH Research/Training Grant to Develop Novel Early Marker for AD

The grant enables Lirong Yan, Ph.D., to further develop her noninvasive MRI-based method of assessing the brain's vascular health and supports her advanced training as a clinical investigator.

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SC CTSI Scholar Uncovers Insights into Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Analysis of data from U.S. trauma centers indicates that children are at greater risk of mortality in the first hours after serious injury, suggesting a new focus for training of emergency department personnel.

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SC CTSI-Supported Research Finds Kids with Tracheostomies Have High Rate of Hospital Readmission

The team led by Christopher Russell, MD, hopes to develop evidence-based guidelines for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of respiratory infections in pediatric patients with tracheostomy.

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Enhancing Clinical Translational Research through Training in Digital Practices and Approaches

SC CTSI team members presented the Digital Scholar Program, its latest progress and available resources at the national CTSA Workforce Development Domain Taskforce meeting.

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SC CTSI Participates in Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) Network Launch

The ACT Network helps clinical investigators explore and validate feasibility for clinical studies using electronic health record data. It will be available at USC in the Fall of 2018.

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SC CTSI Scholar Alum Receives Major Funds to Support USC Neurosurgery Research Education Program

The grant, awarded to principal investigator William Mack, MD, associate professor of neurological surgery (clinical scholar) at the Keck School, aims to train clinician-scientists in the field of neurosurgery and will provide funding for up to three residents annually through 2022.

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Apply for an SC CTSI Pilot Award of up to $40,000. Application deadline is February 15, 2018.

SC CTSI is seeking applications for pilot research projects up to $40,000 each from individual investigators or small research teams in two areas – clinical and community research and improving research methods and processes.

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