CTSI Accelerator

We provide funding, expertise, and logistics to help translate Duke science from discovery to deployment.

Project Management. Ready to move from bench to bedside? Let us help. Find out what an experienced Project Leader can do for you.

Funding Programs. Looking for access to funding opportunities across the translational research spectrum? Learn how our team can connect you to internal and external funding.

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Meet Our Leadership

Barry Myers
Director of Innovation, CTSI; Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Research Interests: Translational research and commercialization; Biomechanics and injury prevention
Education: PhD, Duke University; MBA, Duke University; MD, Duke University


Janet Prvu Bettger
Co-Director, CTSI Accelerator Pilots Program; Associate Professor of Nursing; Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests: Evidence-based improvement of health care quality and policies
Education: PhD, Boston University


Vonda RodriguezVonda Rodriguez
Director of Operations, CTSI Accelerator

Research Interests: Project Management; Analytical Chemistry; Manufacturing and Controls
Education: PhD, University of North Texas