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  • February 21st, 2019
    The CTSI-CN Community Advisory Board (CAB), part of the CTSI-CN Community Engagement Module, is available to consult with investigators, facilitating linkages between communities and researchers in all stages of the investigative process. This program is free to investigators. Requests can be submitted through SPARC ( 
  • February 20th, 2019
    Dr. Brian Glancy of NHLBI and NIAMS will visit Children's National on February 21st to discuss The Muscle Mitochondrial Reticulum. 
  • February 12th, 2019
    Clinical investigators are invited to the CTSI-CN clinical research unit for a series of focus groups. We want to hear what you need from us. 
  • February 7th, 2019

    The ten finalists have been announced for the 2019 CTSI-CN Hackathon. Read more and register to attend here

  • February 5th, 2019

    While the overall success rate of all NIH LRP applicants from 2006-2017 is an impressive ~50% across all NIH ICs, the success rate of CTSA Program KL2 Scholar applicants is even more notable: nearly 79% – a stat that may surprise many early career researchers. Read more here
  • January 18th, 2019
    Martin Luther King Jr. day has become a recognized day of service. Click here to learn where you can serve. 
  • January 17th, 2019
    In today's blog, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins discusses how NIH researchers are pairing AI analysis with smartphone cameras to help more women avoid cervical cancer. Read the full article HERE.  
  • January 15th, 2019
    In today's blog, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins discusses the use of artifical intelligence to monitor and detect irregular heartbeats. "After just seven months of training, the computer-devised algorithm was as good—and in some cases even better than—cardiology experts at making the correct diagnostic call." Read the full article HERE.  
  • January 14th, 2019

    The CTSI-CN is accepting letters of intent for the Career Development Award until this Friday, January 18, 2019. All LOIs must be submitted by 5:00 pm EST. For more details and to download the RFA, please visit CTSI-CN Funding

  • January 12th, 2019

    Masters students in data science are encouraged to apply to the 2019 Graduate Data Science Summer Program, a partnership between the NIH Office of Training & Education and the newly formed Office of Data Science Strategy. 

  • January 4th, 2019

    Children's National faculty and staff must submit their abstracts by January 11, 2019 to be included in the 9th annual Research and Education Week. 

  • January 4th, 2019

    Submit your abstract by Feburary 28, 2019 to be included in a Showcase of Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavor at the George Washington University.

  • December 31st, 2018

    A new Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Research Core is now available to the researchers of Children's National. 

  • December 14th, 2018

    The faculties of Children's National Health System and George Washington, Howard, and Georgetown universities can apply for the District of Columbia Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (DC-IDDRC) pilot award. 

  • December 7th, 2018

    The Pilot and Translational Clinical (PTC) Studies module of the CTSI-CN announces the release of the 2019-2020 RFAs.  All high impact research relevant to health and well-being throughout the lifespan is eligible. Support is not limited to pediatric research. Letters of Intent are due January 4, 2019.

  • December 3rd, 2018
    The CD2H is excited to announce the launch of the CD2H Idea Competition. This is an opportunity to turn your scientific question into a DREAM Challenge to be tackled by teams around the world. If your idea is selected, you will receive a $100,000 subcontract to run the DREAM Challenge in collaboration with the CD2H. The deadline to submit your initial proposal is February 15, 2019. 
  • December 3rd, 2018

    The George Washington University is offering an online, 3-credit-hour, 30-CME course, Grantsmanship in Clinical and Translational Research. This 10-week course begins January 14, 2019 and will cover the complete process of research grant proposal development, from specific aims to preparation of a full proposal package for submission, with the NIH R01 as exemplar.

  • November 20th, 2018

    "In April 2018, NIH launched the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative, an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis”. The HEAL website has listed funding opportunities that will become available in December.  

  • November 7th, 2018
    The CTSI-CN proudly announces the 2019 Healthcare Hackathon. You don't have to be a programmer to have an idea for healthcare software. Finalists will attend a half-day hackathon to develop their ideas into prototypes. Winners receive funding to bring their app to life. Ideas are due January 4, 2019.
  • October 23rd, 2018
    Volunteers needed for Discover SCIENCE with Dr. Bear, a series of free STEAM events at DC libraries this fall and winter. Children are invited to do science activities, art projects, and learn about health. Volunteers will engage attendees in conversation about science topics and assist with activites.