SAVE THE DATE: ACCEL Community Research Exchange, March 12, 2018

ACCEL Community Research Exchange

Date: Monday, March 12, 2018

Location: University of Delaware, Clayton Hall Conference Center, Newark, DE

Clinical and Translational Research Bidirectional Sabbatical Program


Goals and Background

The ACCEL CTR Program seeks to strengthen the clinical and translational research abilities of investigators within the four ACCEL partnering institutions. To that end, we are pleased to announce a call for two different types of sabbatical opportunities, allowing ACCEL faculty to visit with other institutions and allowing ACCEL institutions to invite outside faculty to visit them.

ACCEL Investigator Receives NIH Grant

The Delaware-CTR ACCEL program is proud to announce that Recovr, Inc., a company cofounded by Michelle L. Woodbury, PhD, OTR/L of MUSC, has been awarded a competitive NIH Direct-to-Phase-II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant to commercialize virtual reality games that can help stroke survivors regain motor function in their arms and hands.

SHoRE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY- Shovel Ready Pilot Grants Program

We’d like to make you aware of a new funding opportunity that exists through the DE-CTR ACCEL program. Many investigators submit proposals and receive good scores but yet are not funded due to today’s competitive climate. To aid such investigators transition of good proposals into fundable ones,  ACCEL has created the Shovel Ready Pilot Grants Program or ShoRe PGP.

IUDS, Implants and Teens, What Parents Think & What Providers Need to Know - Dinner Mtg

Monday, September 26, 2016

Dinner Meeting, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Administration/Research Building Auditorium



ACE Awards Announcement

DE-CTR ACCEL is pleased to announce our third year ACE awards!  The two awarded proposals are:


Dear Colleagues,

ACCEL is excited to announce our next Research Speed-Dating Event! See attached flyer. Please forward to colleagues internally and externally.

Please mark your calendar for the Sussex County-based reverse speed dating event – set for September 29, 2016.

When: Thursday, September 29th 2:00-4:00pm

Where: First State Community Action Agency

308 N. Railroad Ave

Georgetown, DE 19947


Delaware Journal of Public Health (DJPH), Submissions Welcomed

Dear Delaware-CTR ACCEL Colleagues,

Whether you attended the "Reverse Speed Dating" event on April 27th or the "Community Research Exchange Conference" on Monday, May 23rd, you have heard the importance of information dissemination and collaboration mentioned frequently.  The Delaware Journal of Public Health (DJPH) is one communications channel that we encourage you to consider.  This peer-reviewed publication comes out every two months, and we welcome submissions. 

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Summer Training at Johns Hopkins

The 34th Graduate Summer Institute of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, held at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, offers short, intensive, training courses.  Some of our courses include: