FDA Clinical Investigator Training in Maryland, Nov 7-9
In this intensive, three-day course, clinical investigators will be trained by FDA medical officers and senior scientists in all aspects of clinical studies: preclinical and clinical science, statistical structure of trials, ethical requirements, and regulatory considerations.
Essentials of Clinical Research Course, Starts Nov. 10
Learn about study design, statistical analysis, research regulations, bioethics and more in this 11 session series. Led by Steven Goodman, MD, PhD, MHS. Open to faculty, staff and students.
Spectrum Innovation and Research Symposium, Jan. 31, 2017.
Free & open to all!
Spectrum program leaders summarize year-end highlights and pilot awardees discuss their projects in drug discovery, medical devices, diagnostics, population health, community health, and health-care delivery in a free symposium to encourage sharing and collaborations on new translation research.
Space is limited. Register here
NCATS SMART IRB Reliance Platform
A new NIH policy requires all NIH-funded multisite clinical studies to use a single IRB. NCATS is developing a single institutional review board (IRB) reliance platform for multisite clinical studies.
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Call for Proposals!
Evidence for Action will fund innovative studies on the impact programs, policies, and partnerships can have on health and well-being, with a particular focus on research that will advance health equity. They will work with researchers both within and outside the traditional health sectors.
Biodesign textbook and video library available
A new edition of "Biodesign: The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies" is now available, along with a library of nearly 300 videos that reinforce key concepts in the biodesign innovation process, from need findings to regulatory approval.
NIH funds a new health disparities research center
The Stanford Precision Health for Ethnic and Racial Equity Center received a 5-year, $11.5 million grant to precision-medicine tools to improve the health of underserved ethnic and racial groups.