September 2013

Posted Date:
May 11, 2018

News and Congratulations

CTSC TL1 Trainee, Gregory Salzler, is recognized for his substantial contribution to student mentoring
Our Department of Surgery awarded the Teaching and Falcon Awards to Dr. Salzler in acknowledgement of all of his work mentoring medical students this year. Read more here about Dr. Salzler's award.


Two of our KL2 Scholars will present at the CTSC's FIRST Research in Progress Luncheon on Thursday, September 19th
The CTSC is pleased to announce the launch of the Research in Progress Lunch Series. The luncheons, hosted by our Associate Program Directors, will feature student presentations of their research in progress. Trainees will present an overview of their research and share their experiences with conducting translational research—a valuable peer learning opportunity for first year students or those new to research.

The first luncheon will be held on Thursday, September 19th, from 12-1:00pm, in the Payson Solarium and hosted by Dr. Kendall Smith, The Rochelle Belfer Professor of Immunology and Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Our two featured presenters are:

Elizabeth Alexander, MD, CTSC KL2 Scholar, Assistant Professor with the Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, WCMC. Topic: Metabolomics Approach to Vancomycin Heteroresistance in Staphylococcus aureus.

Michael Satlin, MD, CTSC KL2 Scholar, Instructor with the Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases, WCMC. Topic: Epidemiology of Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Neutropenic Patients with Hematologic Malignancies.

Please RSVP with the program office at  by Tuesday, September 17th if you would like to join us. We look forward to seeing you all and hope this experience will be a rewarding one. Light refreshments will be served.


CTSC's 2013-2014 Clinical Research Methodology Program
Applications are now being accepted for the 2013-2014 CTSC-funded Clinical Research Methodology Program. In day-long symposia and multisession coursework conducted at MSKCC, topics covered will include: HIPAA regulations, grant writing and protocol development, biostatistics, drug and medical device development, clinical trials design as well as relevant issues in clinical investigation.
The first symposium will be held on October 28th and the second will be held on January 6th. These are:

1) Conducting Clinical Investigations in the Modern Era: Ethical Conduct, Regulations Involving Human Subject Research, Data Management, Reporting   Responsibilities, and Institutional and Cooperative Group Oversight (October 28, 2013)

2) Clinical Trials Design: Phase O, I, II, III Trials, Integrating Biological Correlates (January 6, 2014)

For more information about times and locations and to register, please contact Meghan Bohan at


Come learn about documenting your inventions AND enjoy free pizza, salad and drinks
Cosponsored by the CTSC and the Cornell Center for Technology Enterprise & Commercialization (CCTEC), this interactive event will cover the process of patenting your innovations and the significance of doing so. This event will be held on Tuesday, September 17th, from 12:00 until 1:30pm, in Room A-126 at 1300 York Avenue. Please RSVP with Danica at


5-Night Sackler Brain Bench Course for Adults


Send Us Your News about Awards, Honors, Prizes and Achievements!

Please help us capture and highlight CTEP trainees and alumni accomplishments. Send your news item to the CTSC at

Clinical & Translational Science Center 1300 York Ave., Box 149 New York, NY 10065