Topics: College of Medicine Research
Dr. Colin Barnstable has stepped down as chair of the Department of Neural and Behavioral Sciences at Penn State College of Medicine after serving in that role for 12 years. Dr. Sue Grigson, professor of neural and behavioral sciences, has been appointed interim chair.
Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute has been awarded a $416,000 grant from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences for a pilot program to better understand the issues facing rural communities and address a decline in American life expectancy.
A panel discussion about rural/urban health disparities, challenges and opportunities in rural communities, and an illustration from new research on breast cancer survivorship will take place Oct. 30, 2018, as part of the Bench to Bedside and Beyond Seminar Series.
Learn the business case for a translational science project through the I-Corps@NCATS Regional Short Course, to be held at Penn State College of Medicine beginning Jan. 18. Applications are due by Nov. 1.
Penn State Clinical and Translational Science Institute is helping generate innovative health research ideas and promoting collaboration through the awarding of pilot grants in its Bridges to Translation IV program.