ACTRI Newsletters

October 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • ACTRI Collaboration Aims to Draw More Clinical Trial Participants through Blood Banks
    • GEM Program Kicks Off Seminar Series
  • Funding Opportunities
    • NEW ACTRI and Pfizer Invite Pre-Proposals for Biotherapeutic and Small-Molecule Targets—Due 11/2
    • REMINDER ACTRI Invites Applications for 2019 Academic-Community Pilot Project Awards—Due 10/15
    • REMINDER ACTRI Invites Applications for 2019 Dissemination & Implementation Pilot Project Awards—Due 10/22
    • REMINDER ACTRI Invites Applications for KL2 Training Support for Junior Faculty—Due 11/12
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
    • Courtesy Postings
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • ACTRI Welcomes Tia Levine as Operations Director
    • Presentations Posted from ACTRI Opioid Roundtable Discussion
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      Ignorance is Not Bliss: The Need for Better Data on Medication Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
    • HEALTHCARE HORIZONS—GEM SEMINAR SERIES: 
      Injectable Biomaterial for Treating Pelvic Floor Disorders
    • ACTRI-SUPPORTED ETHICS FORUM: 
      My Brain Made Me Buy It: The Neuroethics of Advertising

September 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • ACTRI and IEM Announce 2018 Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine Awards
    • ACTRI Partners with ACT Network to Bring Cohort Exploration Tool to UC San Diego Researchers
  • Funding Opportunities
    • NEW ACTRI Invites Applications for 2019 Academic-Community Pilot Project Awards—Due 10/15
    • NEW ACTRI Invites Applications for 2019 Dissemination & Implementation Pilot Project Awards—Due 10/22
    • NEW ACTRI Invites Applications for KL2 Training Support for Junior Faculty—Due 11/12
    • NEW UC CAI Seeks Pitch Day Applications—Due 9/24
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • Cannabis and Breast Milk Study by ACTRI Researcher Chambers Sparks News Coverage
    • Are You Interested? Trial Innovation Network
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      The National Opioid Crisis: Is Cannabis Helpful or Harmful?
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES: 
      Ignorance is Not Bliss: The Need for Better Data on Medication Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
    • ACTRI-SUPPORTED ETHICS FORUM:
      Ethical Boundaries of Research with Human Embryos

August 2018

  • Director’s Message, Summer 2018
  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • Dr. Kathryn Gold Named Co-Director of ACTRI Clinical Research Services
  • Funding Opportunities
    • NEW ACTRI Invites Applications for 2019 Pilot Project Awards—Due 9/7
    • NEW ACTRI Invites Applications for 2019 Academic-Community Pilot Project Awards—Due 10/15
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • Courtesy Postings NEW American Cancer Society Seed Grants
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • ACTRI Welcomes Eugene Sato as Tricorder Project Manager
    • ACTRI Participates in Annual Health Fair
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      The National Opioid Crisis: Is Cannabis Helpful or Harmful?
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      Ignorance is Not Bliss: The Need for Better Data on Medication Safety in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

June-July 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • ACTRI Announces TL1 Trainees for 2018-2019
  • Funding Opportunities
    • ACTRI Seeks Proposals for Administrative Supplements
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
    • Courtesy Postings**NEW** OptumLabs Webinar
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • Tringale Receives ACTRI Fourth-Year Medical Student Award
    • Tricorder Device Development Project Kicks Off
    • Q&A with Dr. Erik Viirre: Tricorders, Space and the Future of Medicine
    • Hats Off to the ACTRI-Supported Students Who Received 2018 Medical and MAS Degrees
    • ACTRI GEM Awardee Sheng Xu Named a Top Innovator
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      Innovations in Non-invasive Imaging Assessment of Treatment Response in NASH. July 19, 2018
    • ACTRI CENTER FOR LIFE COURSE RESEARCH SEMINAR:
      Opioid Use and Opioid Use Disorders in San Diego County. August 10, 2018

May 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • Clinical Trials Made Easy
      Translational Science Symposium: Emerging Issues and Solutions in Infectious Disease is Thursday, April 5, 2018
    • ACTRI Leader Mah Honored for Integrity
  • Funding Opportunities
    • ACTRI Seeks Proposals for Administrative Supplements
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
    • Courtesy Postings
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • Q&A with Dr. Rohit Loomba: The Liver, a Fascinating Organ
    • UCTV Features 2018 ACTRI Translational Science Symposium Keynote Speaker Califf and ACTRI Posts Research Highlights Presentations
    • Cover Story: Manuscript by ACTRI-Supported Researchers Makes the Cover of JNS
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      Development and Application of Computational Methods for Analysis of Flow and Mass Cytometry Data: A Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Illustration. June 7, 2018
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      Innovations in Non-invasive Imaging Assessment of Treatment Response in NASH. July 19, 2018
    • ACTRI COMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR FOR EARLY CAREER "K" AND EQUIVALENT AWARDEES:
      Project Management, Part 2; Tracking Grant Finances and Progress; and Negotiating. June 5, 2018
    • ACTRI Co-Hosts 2018 SOCAL DISSEMINATION, IMPLEMENTATION & IMPROVEMENT SCIENCE SYMPOSIUM:
      Creating Learning Health and Population Health Systems. June 28, 2018
    • ACTRI-SUPPORTED ETHICS FORUM:
      Engineering “Selfish” Genes in Mice: Risks and Benefits. June 6, 2018
    • ACTRI Co-Hosts HUMAN RESEARCH TRAINING SYMPOSIUM. July 11, 2018

April 2018

  • Director’s Message, Spring 2018
  • Funding Opportunities
    • NEW** ACTRI and Pfizer Announce the Call for Pre-Proposals for Biotherapeutic and Small-Molecule Targets Deadline: April 23, 2018
    • ACTRI Seeks Proposals for Administrative Supplements
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
    • Courtesy Postings
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • Intriguing Talks Mark ACTRI Translational Science Symposium
    • Daniel T. O’Connor Award Presented to King during ACTRI Symposium
    • NCATS Features ACTRI-Supported Researcher Fiza Singh, MD, on Website
    • Trial Innovation Network
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      Development and Application of Computational Methods for Analysis of Flow and Mass Cytometry Data: A Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Illustration
    • ACTRI COMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR FOR EARLY CAREER "K" AND EQUIVALENT AWARDES:
      Communicating: Your Academic Life Depends on It: HR Issues, and Project Management, Part 1
    • ACTRI Co-Hosts 2018 SoCal Dissemination, Implementation & Improvement Science Symposium: Creating Learning Health and Population Health Systems
    • ACTRI-SUPPORTED ETHICS FORUM:
      Scientists and Society at a Crossroads: Seabed Mining in the Deep Sea

March 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER! ACTRI
      Translational Science Symposium: Emerging Issues and Solutions in Infectious Disease is Thursday, April 5, 2018
    • New “TrialFinder” Website Powered by ACTRI Helps Researchers and Volunteers Find UC-wide Clinical Trials
    • Are You Interested in Launching a Multi-site Clinical Trial? ACTRI Can Help!
  • Funding Opportunities
    • REMINDER
      ACTRI and IEM Invite Engineering Applications for 2018 Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine (GEM) Awards Deadline: April 16, 2018, 5pm PST
    • ACTRI Seeks Proposals for Administrative Supplements
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • ACTRI Voucher Enabled Researcher Sears to Conduct Sitting Study
    • ACTRI Seminar on Twins in Space Omics Study Draws Crowd
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES:
      Save the date! June 7, 2018
      Development and Application of Computational Methods for Analysis of Flow and Mass Cytometry Data: A Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Illustration
    • ACTRI COMMUNICATIONS SEMINAR FOR EARLY CAREER "K" AND EQUIVALENT AWARDES Communicating with the Public - Communicating: Your Academic Life Depends on It
    • ACTRI Co-Hosts 2018 SoCal Dissemination, Implementation & Improvement Science Symposium
    • ACTRI-SUPPORTED ETHICS FORUM:
      Social Media Research: Public Health vs. Privacy

February 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • SEATS LIMITED! Register Now! ACTRI Translational Science Symposium: Emerging Issues and Solutions in Infectious Disease. Thursday, April 5, 2018
    • ACTRI Announces Kevin King as Recipient of the 2018 Daniel T. O’Connor Memorial Award
  • Funding Opportunities
    • NEW ACTRI and IEM Invite Engineering Applications for 2018 Galvanizing Engineering in Medicine (GEM) Awards Deadline: April 16, 2018, 5pm PST
    • ACTRI Seeks Proposals for Administrative Supplements
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • Accentuate the Positive: With ACTRI Support Charles Taylor Explores Positive Emotion Strategies to Treat Anxiety and Depression
    • ACTRI Announces 2018 Pilot Project Awardees
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES: Twins in Space: Omics Studies from NASA's One-Year Mission
    • ACTRI Co-Hosts 2018 SoCal Dissemination, Implementation & Improvement Science Symposium: Creating Learning Health and Population Health Systems
    • ACTRI-SUPPORTED ETHICS FORUM: Developing Better Batteries: It’s Not Just About the Science
    • ACTRI Co-Sponsors Dissemination and Implementation Research Summit
    • Are You Interested in Participating in a Seminar & Roundtable Discussion with Dr. Neal Halfon Hosted by the ACTRI Center for Life Course Research?

January 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • REGISTER NOW! ACTRI Translational Science Symposium is Set for April 5 with Keynote Speaker: Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf
    • ACTRI Announces Increase on Voucher Amounts
  • Funding Opportunities
    • NEW ACTRI Invites Applications for 2018 Dissemination and Implementation Research Pilot Grants
    • ACTRI Seeks Proposals for Administrative Supplements
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
    • Courtesy Postings
      • OptumLabs-UC Health Call for Proposals
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • ACTRI-Supported Researcher Carter Receives CIFAR Scholarship
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • ACTRI SEMINAR SERIES: Twins in Space: Omics Studies from NASA's One-Year Mission
    • ACTRI Communications Seminar for Early Career “K” and Equivalent Awardees: Communicating: Your Academic Life Depends on It
    • ACTRI-Supported Ethics Forum: Should We Ask Terminally Ill Patients Infected with HIV to Donate Their Bodies to Science?