ACTRI Newsletters

November-December 2018

  • ACTRI Special Announcements
    • ACTRI Announces New TL1 Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Funding Opportunities
    • ACTRI Vouchers for ACTRI Research Services (In-kind)
    • NCATS Open Funding Opportunities
    • Courtesy Postings
  • ACTRI News and Features
    • Journal Highlights ACTRI Publication on Improving Regulatory Efficiencies
    • Congratulations Are In Order
  • Upcoming Seminars
    • HEALTHCARE HORIZONS—GEM SEMINAR SERIES: 
      3 upcoming seminars: 1. Development of patient-specific indices of left-ventricular blood stasis by echocardiographic imaging and analyses of intraventricular flow 2. Posterior chamber intraocular pressure measurement device for keratoprosthesis and glaucoma patients 3. Compressed sensing image acquisition and processing for single photon emission tomography
    • ACTRI-SUPPORTED ETHICS FORUM: 
      Shaping Our Dynamic Microbiomes for Lifelong Health
    • OPTIMUMLABS LEADERSHIP LEARNING SERIES
      WEBINAR–Findings from a Decade of High-Deductible Health Insurance Research: Not (Exactly) What You Were Expecting

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?