Monthly Archives: December 2016

PCORI Announces Collaboration on Big Data Projects

PCORI has joined a consortium of top federal and other biomedical research funders in a call, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, asking for more collaboration and partnership across the healthcare delivery and research communities in sharing data, computational capacity, and infrastructure for the purpose of conducting more effective clinical… Read more »

What Does the DHHS Final Rule Regarding Clinical Trials Mean Locally?

On Friday, September 16, 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services issued 42 CFR Part 11, a final rule titled Clinical Trials Registration and Results Information Submission.  This rule details the requirements for submitting registration and summary results information, including adverse event information, for specified clinical trials of drug… Read more »

NIH Issues Policy on Good Clinical Practice Training for Awardees in NIH-Funded Clinical Trials

  In Notice NOT-OD-16-148, issued in September of this year, NIH outlined its expectations that all NIH-funded investigators and staff who are involved in the conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials should be trained in Good Clinical Practice (GCP), consistent with principles of the International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH)… Read more »

REMINDER: CPRIT Applications Due January 17, 2017

  The following funding opportunities are due to CPRIT by January 17, 2017. Core Facility Support Awards (CFSA) Revised: (10/21/2016) Instructions for Applicants Solicits applications from institutions to establish or enhance core facilities (laboratory, clinical, population-based, or computer-based) that will directly support cancer research programs to advance knowledge of the… Read more »

CPRIT hosts Webinar to Discuss Current Funding opportunities

Join CPRIT for a webinar on January 11 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. CT. The purpose of this webinar is to discuss five current funding opportunities available through CPRIT’s Prevention Program, including the NEW Tobacco Control and Lung Cancer Screening mechanism. The webinar is designed to let potential applicants ask questions regarding the award… Read more »

GCC Updates

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 GCC… Read more »