Translational Research Support Core


Aim 1: Coordinate and Facilitate Resource Access.

Aim 2: Facilitate Team Science.

Aim 3: Promote Translational Research.   

Services offered by the TRSC:

  • Biostatistics

  • Geospatial Analysis

  • Data Requests

  • Research Design Consultation

  • Publication Assistance: Finding the right journal, review, etc.

  • Grant Review and support

  • Funding Response and Team Building assistance

  • IRB Assistance

  • Research Translation   


The innovative CURES Multifactorial Integrative Design Analytic System (MIDAS) is an Enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) providing spatial analysis & data analytics, access to public data sets and shared CURES data repositories, and report back capabilities, including dashboarding, publicly facing websites and StoryMaps. CURES members can login HERE.

If you are interested in learning more, please email Dr. Graham Parker at


screenshot of MIDAS Enterprise GIS webpage



Our Team:


Core Lead: Graham Parker, PhD, Wayne State University Resources & Translational Design.

Co-I: Ganesa Wegienka, PhD, MS in Biostatistics, Henry Ford Health Cohorts and Observational studies.

Co-I: Steven Korzeniewski, PhD, MA in Health Communication, Population Health Data Science, Visualization and Biostatistical Institutional Referral, Wayne State University.

Co-I: Erin Bunting, PhD, Early Detection Analytics. Dr. Bunting is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences and Director of the Michigan State University RS&GIS team.

Collaborator: Shanique Brown, PhD, Team Science.

Consultant: Greg Dyson, PhD, Associate Professor of Population Science within Wayne State University’s Department of Oncology and Biostatistician within Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Core.


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Funded by NIEHS EHS Core Center Grant #P30ES020957

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