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News Roundup
November 13, 2018
Updates from CLIC  
With CLIC support, University of Florida to host program-wide Un-Meeting focused on rural health and health equity

CLIC has selected the UF CTSI and UF IFAS as this year's recipients of CLIC funds and support to host a CTSA Program-wide Un-Meeting focused on the critically important topics of rural health and health equity.
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News from around the CTSA Program Consortium
Indiana CTSI: If at first your diet fails, try again. Your heart will thank you

Sticking with you diet will do more than just help you lose weight - research supported by the Indiana CTSI shows that diet fluctuations lead to a 'roller-coaster of risk' for heart disease and diabetes.
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UCI ICTS: Hackathon Winners Develop Viable Solutions to Combat Opioid Addiction

The first ever “Opioid Hackathon,” which was in part sponsored by the UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS), demonstrated a new and rapid turn-turnaround approach to solving the opioid crisis and led to 20 potential solutions in fewer than 24 hours.
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ICYMI: News from the Science & Research World

Nature: Twenty things I wish I’d known when I started my PhD


One recent PhD graduate shares the advice she and her colleagues wish they had received when first taking on their PhDs, including discussing expectations and investing time in literature reviews. 
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Meet the Team 
Laura Meyers is the communications coordinator at CLIC. In this role she supports communication efforts within and about the CTSA Program consortium. Laura earned her bachelor's in journalism and mass communication and her master's in integrated marketing communications from St. Bonaventure University. Outside of work, Laura enjoys cooking (and eating!), reading and spending time with her friends, family and cat, Buddy. 
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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