Monthly Archives: August 2016

PCORI Blog Suggests Five Steps for Engaging Clinicians

In a blog posted yesterday on the their website, Engaging Clinicians in Patient-Centered Research, PCORI Program Officers, Mira Greiser, MHS and Cathy Gurgol, MS and Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Susan Hildebrandt, MA, highlighted how to get clinicians involved in Patient Centered Research.  Noting that clinicians and clinical staff can be… Read more »

Did You Know? – Checking Continuous Submission Status

Did You Know? Investigators are able to check their continuous submission status using the Personal Profile tab in their Commons account?  There are two continuous submission sections.   The top one allows appointed members of NIH Study Sections, National Advisory Councils/Boards, Board of Scientific Councilors, and Policy Advisory Committees to click on… Read more »

Association of American Medical Colleges presents Federal Fellowship webEx

“How to Successfully Apply for Federal Fellowships” Sponsored by AAMC Graduate Education Interagency Working Group Wednesday,  August 24, 2016 at 1pm ET   Join a virtual information session on applying for federal fellowships that will be held on Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 1pm ET. During this 1.5 hour session, panelists… Read more »

CPRIT Oversight Meeting

  CPRIT OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE MEETING Notice of Open Meeting Texas State Capitol Extension  1400 N. Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701 Room: E1.012 August 17, 2016 10:00 A.M. Watch Meeting Online Meeting Agenda and Meeting Packet Peer Review Panels Nominations For more information, please call (512) 463-3190

LOIs for PCORI Accepted August 15

    PCORI will start accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) on Monday, August 15, under nine new PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs). Five (5) are broad calls for research proposals under the PCORI national research priorities and three (3) others focus on topics selected through the PCORI multi-stakeholder topic refinement process – preventing… Read more »

Mouse Model R01s on the Rise

The following excerpt is from Michael Lauer, MD, NIH’s Deputy Director for Extramural Research.  In response to the July 14 Open Mike blog post, the main question asked was, “what’s happening with research involving mouse models?”.  The NIH’s Office of Portfolio Analysis(OPA) and Office of Extramural Research/Office of Research Information System… Read more »

CDMRP Open Opportunities

The following opportunities are NOW OPEN from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD)   FY16 Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program Applied Research Award Pre-Application: October 20, 2016 (Required) Invited Application: December 12, 2016 Clinical Trial Award Pre-Application: October 20, 2016 (Required) Invited Application:… Read more »

GCC News

News from the Gulf Coast Consortia A Collaboration of Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, University of Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Institute of Biosciences & Technology of Texas A&M Health Science Center… Read more »