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Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) News and Stories


Research    Funding    CCTSI

Director's Corner

Dear CCTSI research community,

It has been gratifying to see that our CCTSI research community continues to attract attention from lawmakers on the topic of Long COVID. At the end of November, Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera convened a visit to CU Anschutz to discuss the challenges patients face who seek Long COVID care. The Lt. Gov. toured the UCH multidisciplinary clinic and then joined a group of caregivers, researchers and patients from across the state to discuss Long COVID care and research

Author Ronald J. Sokol, MD | Publish Date December 19, 2023
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Research    Press Releases    Funding    CCTSI

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Receives $54 Million From NIH

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $54 million over a seven-year period to the CCTSI at CU Anschutz. The grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) will fuel biomedical research and training across the state. This is the fourth consecutive time the NIH has funded the CCTSI since 2008 through its Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) program.

Author Wendy Meyer | Publish Date September 18, 2023
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Funding    Pilot Award

Five Tips to Securing a CCTSI Pilot Grant

The CCTSI Pilot Grant Program is probably the best-known of our CCTSI offerings. Yet, word on the street is that securing a pilot grant can be challenging. These one-year awards are certainly competitive—and we believe they are essential to catalyzing and accelerating translational research in Colorado. Our goal is to enable junior investigators, technology-experienced scientists and community-collaborative researchers to jumpstart their ideas, generate data, develop technologies for larger grants, clinical trials and ultimately improve patient care and public health.

Author Debra Szuster, MS | Publish Date December 14, 2021
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Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) In the News

Daily Camera

CU Boulder center supports human biomedical research

news outletDaily Camera
Publish DateNovember 23, 2023

Chris DeSouza, who leads the Clinical Translational Research Center at CU Boulder, said the center is the only one housed in an undergraduate non-medical campus nationwide. It’s supporting more than a dozen active research protocols at CU Boulder.

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Colorado Public Radio

Do you have long COVID? This Colorado research is trying to help identify just what it does and what to do about it

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateSeptember 21, 2023

The outpatient clinics of the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) on the CU Anschutz campus was one of the sites where researchers worked.

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Researchers are testing treatments for long COVID symptoms, ranging from brain fog to shortness of breath

news outletUCHealth
Publish DateSeptember 12, 2023

The studies, which are part of the RECOVER initiative, target a host of symptoms that are most troubling for patients enduring long-term health effects after COVID-19.

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