Newswise featured ITM investigator Michael Maitland, MD, PhD, for his role co-leading an upcoming study tracking patients’ responses to cancer treatment by analyzing digital images. Maitland served as the Co-Leader of the Cancer Developmental Therapeutics Program and Assistant Director of the Center for Personalized Therapeutic at the University of Chicago Medicine through 2016, when took on a …

SPIRiT, the Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation, is pleased to announce a new funding program for clinical and translational research that supports pilot research projects representing collaborations between investigators from at least two of the SPIRiT sites. Harness the strengths, resources, and talents from fellow SPIRiT consortium members to accelerate your research! The …

NPR featured ITM investigator Robert Daum, MD, who weighed in on Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, a potentially life-threatening infection you can pick up in a hospital. According to the Centers for Disease Control, about one in three people carries staph in their nose and one out of fifty people carries MRSA. See what he had to say …

The Asco Post featured ITM investigator Mark Ratain, MD, who weighed in on the benefits of seamless trials for testing new drugs. Seamless trials – as opposed to trials split into distinct phases of testing – pose the opportunity for more efficient and effective studies. “A lot of impetus for this meeting is to say …

        Our investigators Michael Howell, MD, MPH, and Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD, MS, delivered a talk at the Google Cloud Next 2017 conference this week in San Francisco. They explored how the de-identification of healthcare data could help new discoveries emerge. “We think better de-identification is critical to improving the pace of …

Medical XPress and Fox News featured ITM investigator Vineet Arora, MD, MAPP, for her study highlighting gender inequalities in medical professions, published March 6, 2017, in JAMA Internal Medicine. Her research – funded in part by ITM’s Core Subsidy Award program – found that many female doctors are judged more negatively than their male counterparts, exposing gender-based discrepancies in the field. For …

Triangle Business Journal featured the ITM’s CTSA consortium partner, Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute, for its genetic test for newborns. The free test, which screens for spinal muscular atrophy and fragile X syndrome, has the potential to help as many as 120,000 North Carolina families with newborns per year. “The conditions left out of standard newborn screening do …

Medical News Today featured the ITM’s Emil Coccaro, MD, for his study linking an aggression disorder and greater risk of substance abuse. The study, which was recently published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, could open doors for more effective aggression treatment and substance abuse prevention. “People don’t see this as a medical problem. They …

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