Core Areas

NJ ACTS is organized into 14 cores, each providing infrastructure, tools, services and expertise to the consortium community of clinical and translational researchers, trainees and staff. A few cores, such as Pilot Grants, Biostatistics and Community Engagement provide seed money grants, while others, such as Informatics and Special Populations, are developing tools to help faculty access clinical datasets. The Career Development Core supports young faculty as they develop their research programs, and the Training Grant Core provides doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows interested in careers in translational research with support and training.

CoresRutgers LeadersPrinceton Leaders
LeadershipReynold Panettieri, MD (Director) 

Frank Sonnenberg, MD

David Foran, PhD

Yi Chen, PhD

Community Engagement

Shawna Hudson, PhD

Alfred Tallia, MD, MPH

Team Science

Nancy Reichman, PhD

Ralph Gigliotti, PhD

Daniel Horton, MD, MSCE

Workforce DevelopmentLauren Aleksunes, PhDLaura Murray, PhD
Pilot GrantsArnold Rabson, MDSamuel Wang, PhD
Biostatistics (BERD)Jason Roy, PhDBrandon Stewart, PhD
RegulatoryCéline Gélinas, PhD 
Special PopulationsSteven Crystal, PhDDalton Conley, PhD
Trial Acceleration and Recruitment

Sunanda Gaur, MD

Howard Kipen, MD, MPH

BiomarkerMaria Gennaro, PhD 
Machine Learning 

Jonathan Cohen, MD, PhD

Yael Niv, PhD

Nathaniel Daw, PhD

Career Development

Ethan Halm, MD, MPH, MBA

John Chan, MD

Daniel Notterman, MD
Training GrantKathleen Scotto, PhDDaniel Notterman, MD