CTSI Announces 2014 Pilot Program Trainee Awardees

Two URMC trainees are beginning new research projects in 2014-2015 that are funded by the CTSI Pilot Studies Program. The CTSI pilot grant program is intended to provide seed funding to facilitate new research and future funding. Multidisciplinary research is strongly encouraged, as well as translational and clinical research that moves new discoveries along the translational continuum to humans and the community. Clinical and community based research, practice-based research, and health services research proposals are also encouraged. The CTSI Pilot Studies program is currently accepting applications for all of its funding mechanisms. Abstracts are due on September 2nd and the full RFA can be viewed here. This year’s trainee awardees are:

Amanda Croasdell

Amanda Croasdell

Amanda Croasdell (Medical Student)

Project: Specialized proresolving mediators act as novel therapeutics against infection




Daniela Geba

Daniela Geba

Daniela Geba (PhD Candidate)

Project: Comparative effectiveness of screening methods for type 2 diabetes: a pilot study

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