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