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Location:UH Manoa Nursing, Webster Hall 334 (3rd Floor)
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For UH Manoa faculty interested in research funding opportunities.


Thursday, January 22, 2015
9:00 – 10:30 A.M.
UH Manoa Nursing
Webster Hall 334 (3rd Floor)

This event is free and open to all UH Manoa faculty.

RSVP by 1/20/15 to Dr. Merle R. Kataoka-Yahiro at or (808) 956-5329.


  • Welcome by Merle Kataoka-Yahiro, Dr.P.H., Hawaii Site CTR-IN Co-Director
  • Informational Seminar Series by Robert Langer, MD, MPH
  • Sharing by Visiting Scholars’ Awardee – Angela Sy, Dr.P.H.
  • Questions and Answers

The Mountain West Clinical and Translational Research – Infrastructure Network (MW CTR-IN) identifies and facilitates the development of researchers who will make new discovered through bench-to-bedside research, in-clinic studies, studies of populations, and tests of community interventions. MW CTR-IN will help scientist and research-minded health professional acquire the skills and experience to become successful at the highest levels of grant support from the National Institutes of Health and other top-tier sponsors of research. Learn more about the MW CTR-IN pilot grants, visiting scholars, mini-sabbaticals, and mini grant opportunities at this event or at

The University of Hawaii is a sub-recipient of the University of Nevada Las Vegas CTR-IN supported by award number 5U54GM104944 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health.

For more information about this event, contact UH Manoa Nursing, Dr. Merle R. Kataoka-Yahiro at (808) 956-5329 or

MW CTR-IN Mission
To accelerate the development of capacity, and the necessary institutional culture change, to increase the quantity, quality, and number of successful NIH grant applications in clinical and translational research, in the 7 Mountain West IDeA States, thereby accelerating scientific discovery to improve healthy in the region.

Disability Access
Persons with disability-related access needs are invited to contact Dr. Merle R. Kataoka-Yahiro at (808) 956-5329 or at by Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.

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