CCTS Welcomes Summer Research Program Trainees

CCTS Welcomes Summer Research Program Trainees

Students from Auburn, Tulane, and UAB have joined us to spend the majority of their summer learning about comparative effectiveness and patient-centered outcomes research. The Summer Enrichment Program aims to develop translational investigations.

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NIH Announces Single IRB Policy for Multisite Research

NIH Announces Single IRB Policy for Multisite Research

To help further accelerate clinical research, the NIH has issued a new policy intended to streamline the Institutional Review Board process for multisite studies. The new policy will go into effect May 25, 2017.

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CCTS Launches New Online Journal Club

CCTS Launches New Online Journal Club

As part of its Training Interdisciplinary & Emerging Research Scholars (TIERS) program, the CCTS has launched a new online journal club. The first “meeting” will take place Wednesday, July 20, 5-6pm.

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Wish You Had a Research Mentor?  Don't Miss the July CCTS Forum

Wish You Had a Research Mentor? Don't Miss the July CCTS Forum

Mentoring is not restricted to those in the business world. This Forum will explore how mentoring works in academic research, including how to find a mentor (or become one), align expectations, and maintain effective communication. Mentoring resources will also be addressed.

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Mock NIH Study Section Will Review K23 Applications

Mock NIH Study Section Will Review K23 Applications

What does an NIH review panel consider when critiquing a K23 application? What are the key elements of a successful K23 application? What hurts your chance of success? Find out on June 29th at the 4th annual mock NIH study section. Seats fill fast, register today.

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Become a Translational Research Scholar! KL2 Application Deadline Extended to July 15

Become a Translational Research Scholar! KL2 Application Deadline Extended to July 15

Are you interested in translating research evidence into practice? Would you enjoy evaluating the effects of interventions on patient outcomes? If so, you could be our next CCTS KL2 scholar. Apply today!

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CCTS Internal Advisory Committee Meets to Discuss Opportunities for High-Impact Scientific Collaboration

CCTS Internal Advisory Committee Meets to Discuss Opportunities for High-Impact Scientific Collaboration

Institutional leadership from across the partner network met this week to explore opportunities presented by the unique capacities and synergies for high-impact science that exist within the Center.

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Former CCTS Panel Participant Wins Excellence in Research Award

Former CCTS Panel Participant Wins Excellence in Research Award

Dr. Jayme E. Locke, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Surgery, is a junior faculty winner of a UAB School of Medicine 2016 Dean's Excellence in Research Award. Dr. Locke, "a rising star at UAB and at the national level," received a CCTS K23 Nascent Project Panel in 2013. Her application was subsequently funded.

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June Forum Provides Tips on Meeting NIH Rigor and Transparency Requirements

June Forum Provides Tips on Meeting NIH Rigor and Transparency Requirements

Four study section reviewers shared what they have learned from NIH training on rigor and transparency to a standing room only group of investigators.

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CCTS Adds Sample Authentication Appendices to its Grant Library

CCTS Adds Sample Authentication Appendices to its Grant Library

Investigators applying for an NIH grant must include a new form in which they authenticate key biological and/or chemical resources. The CCTS has added samples of these appendices to its Grant Library. The samples are currently pending study section review.

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