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    April 8, 2014
  • Rockefeller University NIH CTSA KL2 Clinical Scholars Program

  • The CTSA-supported KL2 Clinical Scholars Program is a three-year Master's degree program with fully protected time designed to provide an optimal environment for physician-scientists starting a career in patient-oriented research.
    Click here to access the online application.
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    August 1, 2012
  • New Funding Opportunities!
  • The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (RUCCTS) and the Center for Basic and Translational Research on Disorders of the Digestive System (CDDS) solicits requests for pilot projects to support new and innovative clinical and translational studies.

    These programs may also support studies involving new collaborations that advance clinical or translational research. Projects from Clinical Scholars and from basic investigators that extend their studies to clinical or translational research are particularly welcome.

    Approximately 28 awards will be made this year. Up to 4 awards may be made in the area of community-engaged research, and up to 12 awards in the area of disorders of the digestive system.

    Please click here for specific instructions on how to apply. Applications are due by September 4, 2012.

    If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact
    Maija N. Williams MPH
    Administrative Director
    The Rockefeller University
    Center for Clinical and Translational Science
    The Rockefeller University Hospital
    1230 York Avenue
    New York, N.Y. 10065-6399
    (212) 327-8501
    (212) 327-7610-fax
    mneville@rockefeller.edu
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June 1, 2015 | Center News
Rockefeller University and Clinical Directors Network Share $2.8 million Award to Better Prevent Drug-Resistant Infections in the Community

A collaborative research team at The Rockefeller University Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) and Clinical Directors Network (CDN) has received a $2.8 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study a home-based intervention to prevent recurrence of a community-acquired drug-resistant Staphylococcal aurea infection (MRSA).

June 1, 2015 | TRI-I
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College Form Pioneering Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. (Tri-I TDI)

In October of 2013, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, The Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College formed the pioneering Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute, Inc. (Tri-I TDI) and partnered with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Ltd, to expedite early-stage drug discovery leads to novel therapeutics that will impact human health.

June 1, 2015 | Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
C. David Allis wins the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences

For his foundational research on the unexpected regulation of gene activation by modifications to proteins that package DNA, work with implications for many diseases including cancer, Rockefellerís C. David Allis has been honored with the 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. Allis, Joy and Jack Fishman Professor and head of the Laboratory of Chromatin Biology and Epigenetics, was one of six life scientists to receive the prize at a gala awards ceremony in November 2014 at NASAís Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California.

June 1, 2015 | Wolf Prize
Jeffrey Ravetch wins Wolf Prize in Medicine

Jeffrey V. Ravetch, head of the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology at Rockefeller University, was named a recipient of the 2015 Wolf Prize in Medicine

June 1, 2015 | National Academy of Sciences
Leslie Vosshall and Jean-Laurent Casanova Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Two Rockefeller scientists have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Leslie B. Vosshall, Robin Chemers Neustein Professor and head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, has been named a member, and Jean-Laurent Casanova, senior attending physician, professor, and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, has been named a foreign associate.