2021 Community-Engaged Clinical and Translational Research Institute

October 14th, 21st, 28th, and November 4th The Great Plains IDeA Clinical and Translational Research Network (GP IDeA-CTR) is excited to provide its first annual Community-Engaged Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) Institute. The 2021 Community-Engaged CTR Institute is an intensive program providing training opportunities for scientists, community members,…

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Pilot Funding Opportunities

Great Plains IDeA-CTR Pilot Funding Opportunities The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce 4 pilot research funding opportunities. See the attached documents for additional information. *Please note: Team Development, Team Research, and Tech Transfer awards are available to full-time faculty at the following institutions: UNMC, UNO,…

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Research Scholar Program LOI Announcement

Letter of Intent (LOI) Announcement: Research Scholar Program LOI is RequiredDue Date: October 4th, 2021The Great Plains IDeA-CTR Network is pleased to announce that funding through an NIH/NIGMS grant is available to support four faculty who are in the early stages of their career.We are requesting a Letter…

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2021 Research Incubator RFA

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce the inaugural Research Incubator.The goal of the Research Incubator is to assist community-engaged scientists and their partners in the generation of a competitive community-engaged research NIH grant proposal. Interdisciplinary support from the IDeA-CTR cores will provide consultation and feedback…

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Request for Applications: CTR Superstar Pilot

Great Plains IDeA-CTR CTR Superstar Competition   Application Deadline: September 13, 2021 (5 pm) The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce an innovative research funding opportunity. The goal of this award is to raise awareness of clinical and translational research conducted by promising scholars who are…

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Youth Football

Football is beloved by millions of fans in the United States and is one of the most popular youth and high school sports in the country. Over the past two decades, new information about brain injuries related to football participation has raised serious concerns about the safety of…

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Understanding COVID-19 in North Omaha: A Brief Community Assessment

The North Omaha Community Care Council (NOCCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of health, education, faith-based, and local government agencies who work together to improve communication, access to affordable and quality health care, education, information, and disseminate helpful resources and services to the North Omaha community. Through…

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Graduate Scholar Interview: Bryant England

 The Graduate Scholar Series highlights Scholar awardees who have graduated from our program by successfully obtaining extramural funding. These interviews share their research, progress, words of wisdom, and how the program has been beneficial to them.  Bryant England, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal…

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An Emerging Childhood Obesity Workgroup: Opportunity for Partnerships!

Obesity is one of our Community Advisory Board’s identified regional health priorities due to the high prevalence in the Great Plains, and disparities in prevalence and outcomes for under-represented minority populations and people living in rural areas.  Addressing obesity early, either through prevention or treatment of childhood obesity,…

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App is first to show what glaucoma patients see

GP IDeA-CTR Scholar Deepta Ghate, MD The practice of medicine relating to sight has been around for more than 2,500 years. But for the first time, ophthalmologists are able to see what their glaucoma patients see -- through an iPad tablet application. "This represents the first time we have…

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