Welcome to the RI-CCTS

The Rhode Island Center for Clinical and Translational Science (RI-CCTS) serves as a virtual home to support and educate clinical and translational researchers in Rhode Island. Our goal is to enhance collaboration and coordination of translational research in order to accelerate cross-disciplinary discoveries that improve health. The RI-CCTS aims to:

  • Foster coordination between translational researchers at our partner institutions.
  • Bring together the diverse clinical research resources to provide a home that facilitates new collaborations.
  • Eliminate obstacles that may prevent researchers from pursuing clinical research initiatives.
  • Educate, mentor and encourage young investigators in clinical research professional development.
  • Facilitate research to gather preliminary data necessary for developing competitive research proposals.
  • Sustain a clinical translational research environment by providing the necessary management and coordination of resources.
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9/16: DEANS Award Translational Research Seminar

The DEANS Award Translational Research Seminar is an ongoing seminar and networking series that highlights the cutting edge translational research being conducted by DEANS Award recipients. 

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
 5:30-8:00 pm
Alpert Medical School, Case Study Room 280
Food and beverages will be provided

Neuroprotective Effects of Novel Anti-HMGB1 Antibody on Neonatal Brain Ischemia.  Edward G. Walsh, PhD and Barbara S. Stonestreet, MD

Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in Right Ventricular Fibrosis.  Gaurav Choudhary, MD and Edward Hawrot, PhD 

Defining the Factors Responsible for Persistent Candidemia by C. albicans.  Richard Bennett, PhD and Joseph Bliss, MD, PhD