RFA released for Carolinas Collaborative grants

North and South Carolina are home to 4 CTSA hubs — Duke University, the Medical University of South Carolina, the UNC-Chapel Hill/RTI partnership, and Wake Forest University — who have partnered with Health Sciences South Carolina (HSSC) to create the Carolinas Collaborative, a data resource that harmonizes the electronic health record data across the institutions to expedite clinical research and quality improvement.

PCORI grant enables research opportunities

PCORI Grant Award Translates into National Research Opportunities for Carolinas Collaborative

The Carolinas Collaborative, a health research organization composed of top universities and health systems from North and South Carolina, is poised to join the Mid-South Clinical Data Research Network, part of a national network for conducting clinical effectiveness research through the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Network (PCORnet). The move will enable Carolinas-based researchers to access data and collaborate with colleagues from across the country to improve health in America.

Duke Endowment Grant

The Duke Endowment Awards $15.3 Million to Health Sciences South Carolina to Advance South Carolina-North Carolina Health Collaborative

South Carolina and North Carolina have many things in common: southern heritage, a love of good food and family, beautiful beaches and mountains. The two states also share burdensome health issues like unacceptably high rates of diabetes, stroke, obesity, heart disease, and health disparities.