ITMAT Education Collaborations

KL2 CTSA Visiting Professorship Program
Organized via a working group out of the Center for Leading Innovation & Collaboration (CLIC), this program provides an opportunity for KL2 Scholars to virtually visit a CTSA institution, give a national talk and meet with faculty from the CTSA institution. The first cohort of KL2 scholars visits will begin Fall 2020.  Dr. Emma Meagher, Director of ITMAT Education, serves on this CLIC Working Group Leadership Committee.

University of Pittsburgh — Building Up a Diverse Pipeline for the Biomedical Research Workforce
Aims to jump-start the careers of underrepresented junior investigators by providing them with the mentoring, skills, and knowledge needed for successful research careers.  Dr. Emma Meagher, Director of ITMAT Education, serves as the site chamption for Penn.

University of Pittsburgh — R21 Customized Career Development Platform (CCDP) Study
A multi-site trial under the leadership of PIs Dr. Doris Rubio and Dr. Cecilia Patino-Sutton to understand the effectiveness of different types of individualized development plans (IDPs).  Dr. Emma Meagher, Director of ITMAT Education, serves as a Co-Investigator for this study.

UE5 Short Course: Cell & Gene Therapy Toolkit for Junior Faculty
Collaborative initiative between the Institute of Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT), the Abramson Cancer Center, and Oncology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) is honored to be one of four institutions selected to host a short course education opportunity for junior faculty within the NCI Awardee Skills Development Consortium (NASDC). This program is led by key ITMAT Education faculty including Dr. Elizabeth Hexner, Dr. Andrew Fesnak, and Dr. David Mankoff.

Advanced Therapies Intensive
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in partnership with King’s Health Partners and King’s College London offers a one-week transatlantic educational experience for trainees focused on the development of novel therapeutics. The intensive is led by Emma Meagher, MD from Penn, Anne Greenough, MD from KCL, and Francesco Dazzi, MD, PhD from KCL. 

Rockefeller University — Team Science

Vanderbilt University — Flight Tracker

Externships with Pharma & Biotech

CTSA Workforce Development Taskforce

TL1 and KL2 Workforce