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CLIC News Roundup - October 5, 2021

New Research Network Supports Translational Science Across the Criminal Justice Continuum
Researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC), and the University of Kentucky (UK) are teaming up to develop a Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program research network to support translational science across the criminal justice continuum.

Apply for a RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center Grant
To further support communities across the nation who are confronting COVID-19, the RADx-UP Coordination and Data Collection Center (CDCC) is soliciting applications for two kinds of awards:

The RADx-UP CDCC Community Collaboration Mini-Grant Program provides $50,000 for direct costs and is open to community-serving organizations, faith-based organizations, and tribal nations and organizations to help advance capacity, training, support, and community experience with COVID-19 testing initiatives. 
The RADx-UP CDCC Rapid Research Pilot Program provides $200,000 in direct costs to support the implementation of novel or emerging testing technologies in communities. This opportunity is open to universities and non-profits both within and outside of the RADx-UP network. 

Letter of Interest due: November 19, 2021
Full application due: December 10, 2021

2021 Creative Scientist Workshop: Remote Trials - Future or Fiasco?
Join the University at Buffalo Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research (SCTR) for a one-day virtual workshop on remote trials. The workshop will include a series of keynote presentations (and Q&A) in the morning followed by interactive "trial makeovers" in the afternoon.

The goals of the workshop are to understand the strengths, challenges, and opportunities for remote trials and to apply this knowledge to trial "makeovers."

Tuesday, November 9, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST 

COVID-19 Vaccine Decision Making Factors in Racial and Ethnic Minority Communities in Los Angeles, California
What factors do members of multiethnic communities at high risk for COVID-19 cite as influencing vaccine decision making and acceptability? UCLA CTSI research in JAMA Open Network explores the factors at work in Los Angeles County.