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


Rosa Gonzalez-Guarda
Co-Director, CTSI Accelerator Pilots Program; Associate Professor of Nursing

Research Interests: Population health; Community-based participatory research
Education: PhD, University of Miami; MSN, MPH Johns Hopkins University


Lynn Sutton
Director of Operations, CTSI

Research Interests: Project Management and Research Development Pathways
Education: MS, East Carolina University



Vonda Rodriguez
Director of Operations, CTSI Accelerator

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