|by Sharon J. Glazer, MPH, Editor, Academics@Baystate newsletter | March 01, 2012
Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Pilot Studies Awards include both Catalyst or Methods Development grants.
Ksenia N. Tonyushkina, MD, Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, received a Catalyst Grant for her project, "Early Life Programming of Thyroid Axis Regulation."
Howard A. Smithline, MD, MS, Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, was awarded a Methods Development GRant for his project, "Validity of Dyspnea Severity Measure in Acute Heart Failure: Pilot Study."
The Pilot Studies Program provides awardees with critical planning and preliminary study support for projects representing all phases of the translational science spectrum.
For more information on this year’s awardees, including pilot abstracts, co-investigators and further explanation of pilot grant types, please visit the CTSI site.
This article was published in the March 2012 Academics@Baystate newsletter.