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News Roundup
September 11, 2018

Today, we remember those we lost 17 years ago and we honor the heroes who saved lives. #NeverForget
Updates from CLIC  
Now Available: Two Collaborative Funding Opportunities

CLIC is pleased to announce two collaborative funding opportunities to help advance translational and team science throughout the consortium. Teams are invited to apply for support to host an Un-Meeting or write a Synergy Paper. 
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News from around the CTSA Program Consortium
SCTR Institute: Leukogene Therapeutics receives funding to develop compound for resistant multiple myeloma
 
A $2 million STTR grant has been awarded to Leukogene Therapeutics, Inc., in collaboration with MUSC researcher and company founder, Nathan G. Dolloff, Ph.D., to optimize a compound that has shown efficacy in preclinical studies against treatment-resistant multiple myeloma. This work was also funded by the SCTR Institute. 
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Stanford Spectrum: A ‘Green Button’ For Using Aggregate Patient Data At The Point Of Care

Green Button is an IRB-approved service to study the use of routinely collected data on millions of individuals for providing better care. Given a specific clinical question, they're able to provide a report with a descriptive summary of similar patients in Stanford’s clinical data warehouse.
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ICYMI: News from the Science & Research World

Nature: How to get a funded internship in industry

 
As part of a broad mission to prepare science students for careers outside academia, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) has expanded a funding initiative to support master’s and PhD students for six-month internships in companies, government laboratories and non-profit organizations.
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Meet the Team
Robert White, MS, is the associate director of IT and analytics at CLIC. In this role, he guides web development and communications, and leads team science efforts, specifically through the Synergy Paper and Un-Meeting initiatives. Additionally, he works closely with the Common Metrics (CM) team to design, analyze and create the annual CM reports. Robert holds a master’s degree in professional studies with a concentration in clinical research, and has 25 years of experience across the translational science spectrum. When not at work, Robert can be found on a computer “playing with data," biking or spending time with his wife and 12-year-old daughter. 
If you have a story, opportunity, project or event that you'd like included in the News Roundup, please contact CLIC Communications: clic_comms@clic-ctsa.org.

The University of Rochester Center for Leading Innovation and Collaboration (CLIC) is the coordinating center for the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program, funded by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Grant U24TR002260.

 
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