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We are currently seeking a highly qualified Epidemiologist to join the BERD Core team. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree (MS) in Epidemiology and possess excellent analytical programming skills and modeling experience using STATA (preferred), R, SPSS, and/or SAS programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting researchers in various aspects of their projects,…

Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) Annual Meeting. April 17-20, 2023

The 2023 ACTS annual meeting took place in Washington, DC. With the attendance of a vigorous representation from clinical and translational scientists from most of the CTSA institutions as well as of IDEA CTR states and institutions, the three days included sections on mentoring, the latest advances in treatments and clinical research, the need for…

Dr. Maribel Campos Rivera appointed to President Biden’s Council on Sports, Fitness, & Nutrition

Dr. Maribel Campos Rivera’s appointment to the President Binden’s Council on Sports, Fitness, & Nutrition is noteworthy and commendable. As a member of the council, Dr. Campos Rivera will have the opportunity to contribute her expertise and insights toward promoting healthy eating and physical activity for all Americans, regardless of background or ability. Her appointment…

Dr. Valerie Wojna Receives $396,585 ALS Association Grant to Improve Clinical Trial Infrastructure

The ALS Association has awarded $4.9 million to 13 ALS clinical trial sites, including Dr. Valerie Wojna from the UPR-Medical Sciences Campus, who received an infrastructure grant of $396,585. The inaugural Trial Capacity Awards aim to increase the number and diversity of people with ALS who can participate in clinical trials, as well as improve…

The Professional Development Core hosted a Successful Grant Writing Webinar Series

The Professional Development Core (PDC) from the Hispanic Alliance of Clinical and Translational Research (Alliance) in collaboration with the UPR/MDACC Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research recently offered an online “Grant Writing webinar series”. The purpose of this professional development activity was to provide trainees with the understanding of key elements that make up a…

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: SJBSM 7th Interdisciplinary Research Symposium

Call for abstracts: SJBSM 7th Interdisciplinary Research Symposium

We are pleased to invite faculty and students to submit an abstract to be considered for a poster presentation at the SJBSM  7th Interdisciplinary Research Symposium.     The Symposium will be in the afternoon of Thursday, March 30th, 2023, at the SJBSM facilities to facilitate networking among multiple academic levels, disciplines, and institutions. The due date for submission…

Calling All Investigators Interested in Conducting COVID-related Research!

CALLING ALL INVESTIGATORS INTERESTED IN CONDUCTING COVID-RELATED RESEARCH!: The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C): Calling All Investigators Interested in Conducting COVID-related Research! The Alliance’s Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics, and Cyberinfrastructure Enhancement Core (BiBEC) is part of the national IDeA-CTR network, whose activities include involvement with the National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C) Data Enclave.  The Alliance has…