CTMR/BioCAT collaboration leads to new PNAS paper “Structural OFF/ON transitions of myosin in relaxed porcine myocardium predict calcium-activated force“ The UW Center for Translational Muscle Research (CTMR) working with the Regnier Lab and the BioCAT x-ray beamline at the Advanced Photon Source of Argonne National Lab, explore the potential of sarcomere-targeted small molecules as treatments…
CTMR Pilot Grants application deadline: February 15, 2023
I am pleased to announce a request for proposals to the Pilot Grant program of the UW Center for Translational Muscle Research (CTMR). Applications are due on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, by 5:00 pm. Visit http://ctmr.washington.edu/pilot-grants/ for more information.
UW Center for Translational Muscle Research (CTMR) 2022 symposium brings the muscle community together!
On October 24th, 2022 the CTMR held its annual symposium. Over 130 people registered and researchers from a variety of backgrounds shared their work during our first in-person symposium since the founding of the Center in 2019. CTMR director, Dr, Michael Regnier welcomed scientists from near and far. Although most of the attendees were from…
ISCRM- “Spirit of Collaboration Fuels Momentum in Muscle Research”
Momentum in Muscle Research
2022 UW CTMR ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM
Save the Date! The 2022 UW CTMR Symposium will be held on Monday, October 24th, 2022 from 9:00am – 6:00pm Pacific Time in the Orin Smith Auditorium. Registration information and additional details coming soon.
2022 Myofilament Meeting
In May, CTMR Investigators participated in the 2022 Myofilament research conference “Myofilament Form and Function: Determinants of Sarcomeric Contractility” in Madison, Wisconsin.
CTMR Pilot Grant Recipient Dr. Farid Moussavi-Harami awarded NIH R01 Grant
A huge congratulations to 2020 CTMR pilot grant recipient Farid Moussavi-Harami, MD, who recently received a Notice of Award for his first NIH R01 grant! An Assistant Professor with the UW Medicine’s Division of Cardiology, Dr. Moussavi Harami’s CTMR pilot grant study focused on the genetic mutations, such as dilated cardiomyopathy, impacted contractile force in…
Work Presented at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting
Research work funded in part by the UW Center for Translational Muscle Research (CTMR) was recently presented at the 66th Biophysical Society Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Congratulations to all presenters!
Thurs 2/17: Talk by Jolanda van der Velden, PhD of VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam
Join us for the Breakfast Club talk this upcoming Thursday, February 17, 202; 9:00 – 10:00 AM by Dr. Jolanda van der Velden professor and chair at VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam. The talk, hosted by hosted by Dr. Michael Regnier (Dept. of Bioengineering), will occur both in person at the Orin Smith Auditorium, SLU…
CTMR Pilot Funding Available – Deadline Feb 16th
Proposals to the Pilot Grant program of the UW Center for Translational Muscle Research (CTMR) are now being accepted. This program supports the development of exciting new muscle research by enabling investigators to obtain preliminary data needed to apply for follow-on funding and receive training in new skills. Funding up to $25,000 (direct costs) is available. Applications are due…
Eesha Murali was awarded a Washington Research Foundation fellowship!
Please join us in congratulating Eesha Murali on her Washington Research Foundation (WRF) Fellowship!