Discovery through Diversity

GHUCCTS designs and implements research that will have a high impact on underserved groups in our communities, including people from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds, people with disabilities, and older adults.

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Meet Martha Dee Gay, PhD

Martha Dee Gay, PhD, is an NIH TL1 GHUCCTS postdoctoral scholar studying gastroenterology and hepatology. Martha's research focuses on hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, and how it disproportionately affects the Hispanic population.

Featured Researcher: Kevin Cook

Kevin Cook is a PhD candidate in neuroscience at Georgetown University, where he works to characterize a specialized form of memory called schema memory in children with autism.

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Upcoming Events
Jan 17
Research Grand Rounds: Hypothyroidism Treatment - The Basics and Beyond  Jan 17, 2020   12: 00 PM - 1: 30 PM  MedStar Washington Hospital Center
This month's Research Grand Rounds (RGR) event will feature Dr. Jacqueline Jonklaas, MD, PhD. She will discuss "Hypothyroidism Treatment - The Basics and Beyond".
Jan 23
TBS Grant Writing Workshop: Peer Review Discussion on Research Strategies  Jan 23, 2020  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Howard University Hospital
This week's Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Grant Writing Workshop (GWW) will feature a peer review discussion on research strategies.
Jan 30
TBS Workshop: New Scholar Presentations  Jan 30, 2020  5: 30 PM - 7: 30 PM  Georgetown University
This week's Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) workshop will feature presentations from our new scholars.
Feb 06
Dean's Seminar Series: The New Frontier in Liver Disease  Feb 06, 2020  4: 00 PM - 5: 30 PM  Georgetown University
Georgetown University Medical Center Office of the Dean for Research is proud to present the Dean's Seminar Series. This month's seminar features Dr. Scott Friedman, Fishberg Professor of Medicine, Dean for Therapeutic Discovery, Chief of the Division of Liver Diseases with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. His seminar is titled "The New Frontier in Liver Disease - Mechanisms and Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis and Fibrosis".
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Register Today: GHUCCTS Responsible Conduct of Research Training

Jan 17, 2020

GHUCCTS is offering face-to-face training for predoctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and early career investigators in the responsible conduct of research in order to promote ethical, rigorous and reproducible science. The series dovetails to required CITI modules and provides an opportunity for investigators to discuss all aspects of these topics with an expert in the field. This series also fulfills the requirements of multiple funding agencies.

Funding Opportunity: TIN HEAL Initiative: Pain Management Multisite Effectiveness Research Network (ERN)

Jan 16, 2020

The National Institute of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative aims to speed scientific solutions to the national opioid public health crisis. The NIH HEAL Initiative will bolster research across NIH to (1) improve treatment for opioid misuse and addiction and (2) enhance pain management.

TL1 Scholar Dr. Kimberly Uweh receives Science Writer Fellowship from Georgetown Medicine Magazine

Jan 14, 2020

TL1 Scholar Dr. Kimberly Uweh receives Science Writer Fellowship from Georgetown Medicine Magazine, a biannual publication that features health and medical education, research, and clinical news for alumni and friends of Georgetown University School of Medicine and Medical Center.