Tufts CTSI Announces Collaboration with Novartis to Foster Innovative Translational Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 2, 2018 CONTACT: Amy West, 617-636-6025, awest@tuftsmedicalcenter.org BOSTON – Leaders from Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Novartis announced today a new collaboration to work together to foster innovative translational research and improve health through the exchange of expertise, resources, and educational opportunities. “Novartis greatly values interactions with the academic and clinical … Continued

Tufts Medical Center Researchers Receive $8 Million NIH Award to Integrate Targeted Genomic Sequencing into Neonatal Diagnosis and Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 15, 2018 CONTACT: Jeremy Lechan, 617-636-0104, jlechan@tuftsmedicalcenter.org ORIGINAL POST: https://www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/News-Events-Media/Press-Releases/2018/Neonatal-care BOSTON – Tufts Medical Center researchers have received a five-year grant award for more than $8 million from the National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the integration of targeted genomic sequencing into neonatal diagnosis and … Continued

Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and MIT Announce Research Collaboration

Research and academic partnership supports transition from device development to clinical studies FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2018 CONTACT: Amy West, 617-636-6025, awest@tuftsmedicalcenter.org BOSTON – Leaders from Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced today a new collaboration to advance and expedite translational research from device creation and testing to medical … Continued

Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) receives $56 Million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award

Prestigious NIH Grant provides five years of funding to Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2018   CONTACT:  Tufts CTSI: Amy West, 617-636-6025, awest@tuftsmedicalcenter.org Tufts University: Patrick Collins, 617-627-4173, patrick.collins@tufts.edu Tufts Medical Center: Rhonda Mann, 617-636-3265, rmann1@tuftsmedicalcenter.org   BOSTON – Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center today announced that the National Institutes … Continued

Asian Health Symposium Addresses the Impact of Stress in Immigrant Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 9, 2018 CONTACT: Amy West, 617-636-6025, awest@tuftsmedicalcenter.org BOSTON – Community leaders, researchers, clinicians, students, and neighborhood residents gathered in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood on April 6 to talk about stress. The 4th Annual Asian Health Symposium, In Pursuit of Health and Wellness: Addressing the Impact of Stress in Asian Immigrant Communities was presented by Tufts CTSI and local … Continued

Tufts CTSI and The Jackson Laboratory Announce Research and Training Collaboration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 30, 2018 CONTACT: For Tufts CTSI: Amy West, 617-636-6025; awest@tuftsmedicalcenter.org For The Jackson Laboratory: Sarah Laskowski, Senior Public Relations Manager, 860-837-2102; news@jax.org BOSTON – Leaders from Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) today announced a new five-year collaboration to advance translational research, with the goal of helping bring the latest … Continued

Tufts Medical Center wins award to participate in new national emergency medicine clinical trials network

NIH-sponsored SIREN Network will conduct large-scale clinical trials to test new treatments in cardiology and neurology FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 20, 2017 CONTACT: Amy West, Tufts CTSI Communications Manager, awest@tuftsmedicalcenter.org, 617-636-6025 BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC) joins an elite group of institutions selected to lead national clinical trials in the Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care … Continued

MIT NEWDIGS Hosts Design Lab on Clinical Trial Innovation

Biomedical Innovation Initiative Supporting New NIH-Funded Trial Innovation Center FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 8, 2017 CONTACT: Deborah Young, MIT NEWDIGS Operations Director, debyoung@mit.edu, 617-324-7756 CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS – The MIT NEW Drug Development ParadIGmS (NEWDIGS) initiative, an international biomedical innovation “think and do tank”, co-hosted an “Efficacy to Effectiveness Clinical Trial” Design Lab in partnership with the Tufts Clinical Translational … Continued

Tufts and Johns Hopkins Win $25 Million NIH Award to Build New Trial Innovation Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 1, 2016 CONTACT: Jeremy Lechan, 617-636-0104, jlechan@tuftsmedicalcenter.org BOSTON – Investigators at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies (ICRHPS) at Tufts Medical Center (Tufts MC) and Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) – a shared resource between Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM), together with the … Continued

Asian Health Symposium Promotes Benefits of Community-Research Collaboration

Chinatown leaders and Tufts University researchers work together to improve health FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2015 CONTACT: Amy West, 617-636-6025, awest@tuftsmedicalcenter.org BOSTON (October 16, 2015) – More than 90 community leaders, researchers, clinicians, students, and neighborhood residents gathered in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood today to talk about working together to improve Asian health. A symposium, Together: Strengthening the Health … Continued

National Team led by Tufts CTSI Finds Navigators Are Integral to Clinical Research Process

Point-Person Project Fosters Investigator Participation in Industry Studies BOSTON (March 20, 2015) – A study reported in this week’s Science Translational Medicine (PDF) found that qualified investigators are more likely to respond to opportunities for clinical trials if they are contacted by an institution-specific point person, or navigator. Jonathan M. Davis, MD, Tufts Clinical and … Continued