Tag Archives: community engagement

Winter/Spring 2016 Highlights from the CTSC

Community Research Symposium on December 2, 2015 This winter, the CTSC offered a one-day symposium to provide a primer on the process of Community-Based Participatory Research. Topics included advice for community organizations interested in getting involved with research, strategies to … Continue reading

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Weill Cornell CTSC Hosts Community Research Symposium

On December 2, 2015, the Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC) brought together a packed audience of researchers and community members for the inaugural Community Research Symposium: Opportunities and Tools for Conducting Community Research. This engaging, thought-provoking meeting … Continue reading

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Seed Funding and Community Engagement Grant Applications Now Open!

DO YOU HAVE A GREAT RESEARCH IDEA? DO YOU NEED FUNDING? REQUEST FOR CTSC SEED FUNDING APPLICATIONS PILOT AWARD $50,000 (direct costs) for one year [June 1, 2016 – May 31, 2017] Emphasis is placed on drug discovery, targeted therapeutics, … Continue reading

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CTSC Staff Member Helps Bridge the Gap Between Research and the Community

Lula Mae Phillips, MDiv, MEd, RN, has enjoyed a significant career as an educator, pastor, and registered nurse. As the Community Engagement & Research Manager for the Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC), she presents a public face … Continue reading

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Playing God Rock Opera Tackles Biomedical Ethical Debates

Check out this great write-up about the Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center’s (CTSC’s) “one-night only” presentation of the new musical Playing God: The Rock Opera on April 23, 2015! With a turn out of more than 300 attendees, … Continue reading

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Weill Cornell Clinical and Translational Science Center to present US Premiere of innovative Bioethics Rock Opera Playing God, April 23, 2015

Do you want to live forever? How far would you go to have a perfect baby? What would you be willing to do to save your child’s life? As our capability to manipulate human genetics advances, what once may have … Continue reading

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