IIMS 14th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day
Call for abstracts!


This is a call for abstracts for the 14th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day. We would like to showcase posters that illustrate either completed or ongoing research projects in Translational Science. We welcome submissions from all IIMS/CTSA partner and collaborator organizations.

Event Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Abstract deadline: Friday, March 29, 2024
Register here: https://redcap.uthscsa.edu/REDCap/surveys/?s=NPLJCY99RNDP8RFK
If you have any questions email IIMS-CTSA@uthscsa.edu

Translational Technology Resource (TTR) Award
Apply Today!

The Institute for the Integration of Medicine & Science (IIMS) is now accepting applications for Translational Technology Resource (TTR) awards to support genetic analyses at the single-cell level. The proposed research must have relevance to clinical and/or translational science.


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Proposals received on or before the 15th of a given month will be reviewed by the 15th of the following month.

For more information click here.

Winn Career Development Award for Early Stage Physician Investigators
Now Accepting Applications


The 2024 application for the Robert A. Winn Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Award (Winn CDA) for Early-Stage Investigator Physicians is now open! This is an extraordinary opportunity, and one we hope will help transform the clinical trial landscape. Please help us get the word out and share this announcement and attached flyer with appropriate networks. 

Accepting Deadline - Monday, May 13, 2024

Applicants may apply through the following link: https://winnawards.smapply.io/ -The Winn CDA team will be offering application assistance webinars to guide applicants on how to submit a strong application.

If you have any questions, email WinnCDA@vcu.edu.

University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio
Now Accepting Applications!


The University of Texas School of Public Health San Antonio is now accepting applications for its inaugural class in Fall 2024. Now accredited by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the school looks forward to enrolling its first cohort of Master of Public Health (MPH) students and serving the San Antonio and South Texas communities.


The final deadline to apply is June 1, 2024.

For more information contact SPHAdmissions@uthscsa.edu  or visit uthscsa.edu/public-health

2024 Pepper Center Mentored Research Career Development Award (RL5)
Timely Funding Opportunity


The Research Education Core (REC) of the San Antonio Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) is seeking applications for the NIH-funded Mentored Research Career Development Program (RL5) from UTHSA, SA Military Health System, STVHCS, TBRI, UHS, UTSA, UT School of Public Health-SA Regional Campus, A&M-SA, and UT College of Pharmacy.


- 1 to 2-year program of intensive training clinical and/or translational science in aging.

- Up to 75% of salary support per year.

- Up to $25,000 per year for research and travel.


Application due: April 15, 2024, 11:59 PM

Application RFA, Instructions, and Forms can be found at: https://sapepper.barshop.uthscsa.edu/cores/rec/

For questions, contact Dr. Marisa Lopez-Cruzan at lopezcruzan@uthscsa.edu


Senior Scientist Seminar Series
Register Now!


Please join us for the final S^4 talk this semester! Scheduled for April 4th, 12:00PM-1:00PM.

Jason McLellan, PhD, will reflect on his career and research.

Click here to register

Parkinson's Moving Day - San Antonio
Join our UT Health SA Team!


We’ve united to raise awareness and funds for the Parkinson’s Foundation Moving Day, A Walk for Parkinson’s. Whether you register to join our team or donate, you’re helping us make life better for the one million people with Parkinson’s and the nearly 90,000 more that will be diagnosed this year. Your support is crucial in helping the Parkinson’s Foundation fulfill its commitment to finding a cure and enhancing the quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s today. Thank you for supporting our team and the vital work of the Parkinson’s Foundation!


Saturday, April 6, 2024

Starting at 9:30AM

University of the Incarnate Word
Register here!

Nuts & Bolts of Executing a Clinical or Population Research Study
Join Us!


Join us for the "In the Trenches with the Research Team" (research coordinator staff panel) on April 25th virtually at 10:00AM.

To submit your questions for the panel, click here.

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19th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities


The Institute for Health Disparities at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth would like to invite you to attend our 19th Annual Texas Conference on Health Disparities.
This year’s conference will focus on Big Data to Enhance Health Equity.

June 6 - 7, 2024 at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth

For more information, to register, and to submit abstracts, please go to https://tchd2024.dryfta.com/



National Public Health Week 2024
Move! Wherever. However. Whenever.


You are invited to join us as we celebrate National Public Health Week 2024, occurring April 1 - 8. During this week, we will emphasize that we must protect, connect, and thrive with all people (no matter where they reside), arts, culture, theater, green spaces, and the expanse of nature surrounding and nurturing us. 


Moving protects our bodies and minds, connects us with people, places, and things, and ensures we thrive by being 'on the move'.


Therefore, the theme for the entire week is "Move! Wherever. However. Whenever."


Click here to find out more information.

NIH NCATS E-Newsletter: February 2024

Mike's Blog

So, where do we stand now with regards to the federal budget? Last week, we saw much in the way of machinations and possibilities. We have now transitioned CRs throughout FY24 from months to weeks to now days. As you will recall, prior to last week, the USG was operating under two continuing resolutions with drop dead dates of 3/1 and 3/8. NIH was included in the later date. The shift results from perceived progress towards passage of actual appropriation bills (six to be specific).
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Spotlight Story

In the latest NCATS Director’s Message, Dr. Rutter talks about unlocking the power of data for accelerated health solutions. She discusses how NCATS utilizes innovative approaches, investing in data science and informatics to connect, access, and learn from complex datasets. Continue reading to see how NCATS employs bold approaches and team science for more efficient translational research.
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ACTS Connection: March 2024 | Issue 1

Letter from the President 

Dear Colleagues, this is my final letter as ACTS President, as my term will end after the TS24 meeting in April. I have been honored to serve in this role and it has been a great two years. We have accomplished so much together. In my first letter to you I shared my ideas for ACTS growth.  Let’s review how well we did.

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ACTS Connection - March 2024 Issue 1