Fall 2016

UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Funding for Junior Faculty - Due Jan 17

ACS-IRG Junior Faculty Development Grant - The purpose of this grant is to provide “seed” money for the initiation of a promising new cancerrelated project to obtain preliminary results that facilitate successful competition for a national research grant. There will be 4 awards this year: Three awards will be open to projects in any area of cancer research. There will be one award in an Area of Special Interest to the ACS. This year the Areas of Special Interest are psychosocial and behavioral research, health policy and health services research, cancer in the poor and medically underserved, and childhood cancer. Only cancer-related projects will be considered. All awards are for $40,000 for one year. Click here for more information.

CCTS Forum - How i2b2, TriNetX, and SHRINE are Changing Clinical Research: What You Need to Know for 2017

"How i2b2, TriNetX, and SHRINE are Changing Clinical Research: What You Need to Know for 2017" The CCTS Forum takes place at the Pittman Center for Advanced Medical Studies (PCAMS) you are invited for hors d'oeuvres and refreshments on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm. You can join the CCTS FORUM from your computer, tablet or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/533000725 You can also dial in using your phone: United States +1 (312) 757-3121 GotoMeeting Access Code: 533-000-725 - For more information, please either email or call us at: (205)-934-6670 / ccts@uab.edu

Data Daze 2016

Are you rusty with SPSS data entry? Unsure which statistical test to use & when? Need to refresh and hone your data management & statistical skills?  Then these are the talks for you!   UAB SON Statisticians, Dr. Azuero and Dr. Raju will lead these valuable sessions. This year all of the meetings will be available live via your computer, tablet or smartphone via GoTo Meetings. RSVP to Lauren Antia at lar@uab.edu or 205-934-2145 or click here for links to the meetings.

New NIH Requirement!

As of January 1, 2017, all NIH-funded investigators and staff who "design, oversee, manage, or conduct clinical trials" must document they have completed training in the principles of Good Clinical Practice (GCP). CCTS provides GCP training, enroll your team today. More

Accelerate Discovery with CCTS Research Vouchers

Apply today for direct research support to offset expense(s) for clinical and translational research services, such as clinical research units, sample handling and biospecimen storage, necessary laboratory tests, and more.  More information here

Have other resources you would like to share?  email me at lar@uab.edu