Miami CTSI


July 20: Watch the NWABR 2017 IRB Conference


What drives disruption for Institutional Review Boards and how do you stay ahead of it? The Northwest Association for Biomedical Research IRB Conference will tackle this topic and more at its 2017 program titled Staying Ahead: Disruption & Ethics Review. The entire conference will be made available to watch on July 20 at the Miami CTSI Collaboration Suite.

June 28: Removing Obstacles to Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Disparities


You are invited to attend a Psychiatry Grand Rounds on June 28 at noon featuring Margarita Alegria, Ph.D., of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Alegria will present _Removing Obstacles to Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Behavioral Health Care_.

May 12: Dialogues in Research Ethics - The Ethics of Text Recycling


The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy and the Scientific Writing Programs present "Dialogues In Research Ethics: The Complicated Ethics of Text Recycling," featuring Cary Moskovitz, Ph.D., of Duke University, on Friday, May 12, at from noon to 1 p.m., in the Mailman Center for Child Development, Room 5003.

April 6: Zika 2017: Where Do We Go Next? Interactive Forum


On April 6 , from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m, Join the University of Miami’s Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy and the Miami CTSI for an interactive forum on the next phase of Zika response. The forum will combine expert-led presentations on ethics, science, public health and politics of Zika with interactive sessions about how deliberation can inform the Zika response.

New Writing Support Opportunities for Researchers Are Beginning


Registration is now open for the grant writing workshop that will be on April 18 to May 16. This intermediate-level workshop designed to provide practical, step-by-step guidance on writing NIH R- or K-style grants. Miami CTSI in partnership with the University’s Writing Center will now offer weekly research writing support to Miller School faculty researchers, post-doctoral fellows and graduate students during office hours by appointment only.

Feb. 17: Translational Approaches Targeting the Immune Microenvironment of Cancer


Please join us for a guest lecture on February 17 from 3 to 4 p.m., on “Translational Approaches Targeting the Immune Microenvironment of Cancer and Implications for Antitumor Therapy,” presented by Sergio Quezada, Ph.D., Head of the Tumor Immunotherapy Group Research in the Department of Haematology at the University College of London Cancer Institute.