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Tech Talk: Multivariate Analysis for Investigators

Multivariate Analysis for Investigators Thursday June 6, 2024 from 12:00-1:00pm Virtual Teams Presentation Multivariable analysis refers to statistical models that incorporate multiple independent or response variables. Such models include several… Read More »Tech Talk: Multivariate Analysis for Investigators

Mobilizing Community Health Literacy

Meet the Speaker: Renee Mahaffey Harris, MPH President/CEO of The Center for Closing the Health Gap Renee Mahaffey Harris, MPH, is a committed advocate for the marginalized populations in Greater… Read More »Mobilizing Community Health Literacy

NIH Grants Process: A Brief Walk-Through for Beginners

Are you new to working with the NIH grants process? If so, make plans to join your peers as the NIH walks through essential aspects of applying for funding. This… Read More »NIH Grants Process: A Brief Walk-Through for Beginners

Tech Talk: Principal Component Analytics for Investigators

Principal Component Analytics for Investigators Thursday May 2, 2024 from 12:00-1:00pm Virtual Teams Presentation In this talk, we will delve into the fundamentals of PCA, a powerful statistical technique for… Read More »Tech Talk: Principal Component Analytics for Investigators

2024 ShoRe Grants Awardees

Congratulations to Three New ACCEL ShoRe Grants Awardees In today’s highly competitive climate, many investigators submit strong proposals and receive good scores yet are not funded. To help such investigators… Read More »2024 ShoRe Grants Awardees

Tech Talk: Multi-Level Modeling for Investigators

Multi-Level Modeling for Investigators Thursday Apr. 4, 2024 from 12:00-1:00pm Virtual Teams Presentation Multilevel Modeling is a statistical model that allows specifying and estimating relationships between variables that have been… Read More »Tech Talk: Multi-Level Modeling for Investigators

ARPA-H Funding Opportunity for Women’s Health

ARPH-H Sprint for Women’s Health ARPA-H recently launched the Sprint for Women’s Health which commits $100 million towards transformative research and development in women’s health.  On March 1, 2024, ARPA-H released the Sprint… Read More »ARPA-H Funding Opportunity for Women’s Health

2024 DHSA Research Competition Call for Abstracts

 DHSA is seeking population health research proposals from students, faculty, or staff affiliated with any of DHSA’s member institutions. This is a ‘shark tank’ type event with real-time presentations, judging… Read More »2024 DHSA Research Competition Call for Abstracts

Research Mentor Training Workshop

On behalf of the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) and the DE-CTR ACCEL grant, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in a… Read More »Research Mentor Training Workshop

NIH revises grant review process to improve focus on scientific merit, reduce reputational bias

The changes will help reviewers focus on the potential for proposed research to advance scientific knowledge and improve human health. Previously, five criteria were individually scored using a common scale;… Read More »NIH revises grant review process to improve focus on scientific merit, reduce reputational bias

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Funding announcements, internal and external opportunities, support, and resources to help you create a competitive application.

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The Delaware Clinical and Translational Research ACCEL Program is comprised of the State of Delaware, the University of Delaware, the ChristianaCare Health System, Nemours Children’s Health, Delaware, and Delaware State University.

ACCEL provides investigators with the tools necessary to advance research careers and provide the community a means to interface with and understand the impact of ACCEL’s work in order to promote the innovation, acceleration and translation of research to improve health outcomes in Delaware.

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ACCEL Accolades

Congrats recent MRDA recipients!

The principal goal of the Mentored Research Development Award (MRDA) is to improve the success rate for grant submissions by junior faculty. The recipients work with their chosen mentor(s) to… Read More »Congrats recent MRDA recipients!

Research: Computer modeling predicts targeted cancer drug delivery efficacy

Further research could provide cancer patients with more targeted chemotherapy, reduced side effects on non-cancerous tissues A newly developed computational model demonstrates improved cancer drug effectiveness, while reducing side effects… Read More »Research: Computer modeling predicts targeted cancer drug delivery efficacy

Funding Opportunities & Help

NIH Grants Process: A Brief Walk-Through for Beginners

Are you new to working with the NIH grants process? If so, make plans to join your peers as the NIH walks through essential aspects of applying for funding. This… Read More »NIH Grants Process: A Brief Walk-Through for Beginners

2024 ShoRe Grants Awardees

Congratulations to Three New ACCEL ShoRe Grants Awardees In today’s highly competitive climate, many investigators submit strong proposals and receive good scores yet are not funded. To help such investigators… Read More »2024 ShoRe Grants Awardees

ACCEL Tip Line

NIH provides crash course on grant fundamentals

Are you new to the world of NIH grants or looking for a refresher? The NIH has curated playlists of YouTube videos designed to provide an overview of the grants… Read More »NIH provides crash course on grant fundamentals

How do I craft a strong application?

You’ve determined that you’re conducting research related to the NIGMS mission and have found a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) you’d like to apply to. Now it’s time to craft… Read More »How do I craft a strong application?

ACCEL 

Research: Examining the association between neighborhood environment and complications of gestational diabetes mellitus

Research: Examining the association between neighborhood environment and complications of gestational diabetes mellitus A group of Delaware researchers recently published a paper titled “Neighborhood Environment and Poor Maternal Glycemic Control–Associated… Read More »Research: Examining the association between neighborhood environment and complications of gestational diabetes mellitus

Mobilizing Community Health Literacy

Meet the Speaker: Renee Mahaffey Harris, MPH President/CEO of The Center for Closing the Health Gap Renee Mahaffey Harris, MPH, is a committed advocate for the marginalized populations in Greater… Read More »Mobilizing Community Health Literacy

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