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2018 ECDA Award Recipients

CSCTR congratulates the 2018 Early Career Development Award recipients. This award provides the recipient a $10,000 grant to be used to supplement any combination of salary and/or lab support.  Apply for an ECDA!


Amy C. Arnold, PhD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, PA

Robert D. Guzy, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Sharmilee M. Nyenhuis, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Jose B. Saenz, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Clayton, MO

Andrew D. Sauerbeck, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Milda R. Saunders, MD, MPH
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

CSCTR New Members

Jeffrey W. Brown, MD, PhD
Washington University
St. Louis, MO

Stephen M. Modell, MD, MS
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Jin O-Uchi, MD, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Hongxia Ren, PhD
Indiana University
Indianapolis, IN

Jose B. Saenz, MD, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
Clayton, MO

Stacia Shipman, DO
Integris Southwest Medical Center
Edmond, OK


Welcome to the Society!



The Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research is one of the oldest academic medical societies in the Midwest. Our primary objectives are to:

  • Advance medical science;
  • Cultivate clinical research by the methods of the natural and behavioral sciences;
  • Correlate science with the art of medical practice;
  • Encourage scientific investigation;
  • Disseminate this science among the members.

Members are academic leaders of medical schools in the Midwest however, CSCTR has active members throughout the U.S. and Canada. The society publishes the monthly Translational Research: The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine and holds an Annual Meeting that contains cutting-edge papers, posters, lectures, and state-of-the-art forums.  You are encouraged to apply for membership

We encourage you to JOIN CSCTR! 
Visit the Membership section for instructions to submit your application.