GHUCCTS 2016 Grant Writing Seminar Series

The Transformation of Ideas Into Testable Hypotheses

Speaker: Jason G. Umans, PhD
Date: March 30, 2016
9:00AM - 10:30AM
Online, via Adobe Connect
Official Flyer


During this session, the guest speaker will provide information on calculating a timeline and other important considerations during the grant writing application process.


Jason G. Umans, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor at Georgetown University Department of Medicine, Program Director, RETCD and KL2 cores of GHUCCTS, and Scientific Director, Biomarker, Biochemistry and Biorepository Core at MHRI. He is a pharmacologist and physician, with particular clinical interests in medical disorders during pregnancy and cardiovascular, metabolic, and renal disease in American Indian and Alaska Native populations. For the past 8 years he has directed a CAP- and CLIA-certified core laboratory and biorepository, supporting multisite studies focused on minority populations. He has served in leadership/steering committee roles in the NHLBI-supported Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease in Alaska Natives (GOCADAN) study (of which he was PI) and in the successor Western Alaska Tribal Collaborative for Health (WATCH), as well as for the Strong Heart Study (SHS), which includes the largest observational cohort and (genetic epidemiology) family studies of American Indians, in which he also chairs the renal committee.

For more information please contact:

Veronica Quinonez

(202) 687-2103