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

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The CTSI Accelerator team.

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.

Meet Our Leadership

Jennifer S. Li
Faculty Director, CTSI Accelerator Pilots Program
Beverly C. Morgan, M.D., Distinguished Professor of Pediatric Cardiology
Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Pediatric hypertension and hyperlipidemia; clinical trials in children with heart disease; enzyme replacement in Pompe disease
Education: MD, Duke University

James O. McNamara
Co-Faculty Director, CTSI Accelerator Pilots Program
Duke School of Medicine Distinguished Professor in Neuroscience
Research Interests: Cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying epileptogenesis
Education: MD, University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Vonda Rodriguez
Director of Operations, CTSI Accelerator
Research Interests: Project Management; Analytical Chemistry; Manufacturing and Controls
Education: PhD, University of North Texas

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