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Center for Translational Research on Inflammatory Diseases

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About the Center

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The Center for Translational Research on Inflammatory Diseases was inaugurated at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in the Spring of 2013. CTRID is composed of MEDVAMC-based Baylor College of Medicine physician-scientists and Ph.D. scientists. Its activities are supported by the Houston VA Research & Education Foundation, MEDVAMC, and Baylor College of Medicine.

Goals: To increase basic and clinical research funding at MEDVAMC, enhance interaction among investigators at VA and foster mentoring of early career investigators.

Mission: To foster collaborative research on inflammatory diseases at MEDVAMC aimed at improving the health and well-being of veterans.

Vision: To integrate the basic science research environment at MEDVAMC into a Center of Excellence for translational research and mentoring in cooperation with its affiliate, Baylor College of Medicine.

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Postdoctoral Training Support

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One of CTRID's strategic objectives is to enhance the training of basic and clinical researchers.

Our NIH/NHLBI T32 training grant entitled “Collaborative Research Training in Thrombosis and Inflammation” provides postdoctoral training support. Visit our program announcement and additional information for applicants.

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