Upcoming Opportunities

Submit an Abstract for the 2020 Meeting

Journal of Investigative Medicine

Abstracts from the meeting are available online in the Journal of Investigative Medicine via afmr.org/journal.cgi. The hard copy will be mailed to meeting attendees in June.  If you presented an abstract, the citation should be: J Investig Med 2019;67:(page numbers).

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2019 ECDA Award Recipients

CSCTR congratulates the 2019 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!


Imo J. Akpan, MD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Michael Pulia, MD MS
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI

Benjamin H. Singer, MD, PhD
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI

David Wu, MD, PhD
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Min Xie, MD, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

CSCTR New Members

Farsad Afshinnia, MD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Gregory Aubert, MD, PhD
Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Kristina Bailey, MD
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE

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

James B. Byrd, MD, MS
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Bong Sook Jhun, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

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

Faraaz Ali Shah, MD, MPH
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Chetan Shenoy, MBBS
University of Minnesota
Plymouth, MN

Stacia Shipman, DO
Integris Southwest Medical Center
Edmond, OK

Min Xie, MD, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Welcome to the Society!



The Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research is one of the oldest academic medical societies in the Midwest.

Our Vision: Promoting a vibrant, supportive community of multidisciplinary, clinical, and translational medical research to benefit humanity.  

Our Mission: Develop and support communication, collaboration, and career development within a community of medical researchers in the central U.S. and beyond.

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!

1. Apply online
2. Upload:
  a. Your current CV or Biosketch
  b. A letter of support from your home institution
3. Membership committee will review

Visit the Membership section for full details.