CCTS Lunch & Learn Serves Smorgasbord of Clinical Trial Updates to Hungry Crowd

CCTS Lunch & Learn Serves Smorgasbord of Clinical Trial Updates to Hungry Crowd

More than 180 investigators, coordinators, and staff gathered in Spain Auditorium to learn how clinical trials are changing, from the rollout of PowerTrials/OnCore and i2b2 to new requirements for Good Clinical Practice, single IRB, and effort reporting.

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CCTS Partners Meet Face to Face in NOLA

CCTS Partners Meet Face to Face in NOLA

On Oct. 21, more than 80 representatives from across the CCTS Partner Network gathered in New Orleans at Tulane University (one of 11 collaborating institutions in the network) to continue to identify opportunities to “do together what we can’t do singly,” said CCTS Director Dr. Robert Kimberly, as well as to broaden current collaborations.

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How To Review a Paper in Less than an Hour

How To Review a Paper in Less than an Hour

Nearly 50 grad students, postdocs, and young faculty attended this CCTS Professional Skills Development Seminar, presented by editor extraordinaire Dr. Victor Darley-Usmar, vice chair for research, UAB Dept. for Pathology.

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3rd Annual CEI Engages Community Stakeholders from Across the Region and Beyond

3rd Annual CEI Engages Community Stakeholders from Across the Region and Beyond

The 3rd Annual Community Engagement Institute (CEI) drew participants from as far away as Nigeria, as well as New York City, Virginia, Tennessee, and Mississippi, to join Alabamians in exploring "The Journey to Justice: Expanding the Possibilities."

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Survey Results Highlight Top Informatics Needs

Survey Results Highlight Top Informatics Needs

More than 300 responded to the informatics needs assessment survey distributed by CCTS and the UAB Informatics Institute in Sept. Education and training, access to EHR data, assistance with high performance computing for data analysis, bioinformatics data, and clinical trial management topped the list.

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Last Chance to Apply for 2017 CCTS Clinical and Translational Science Training Program!

Last Chance to Apply for 2017 CCTS Clinical and Translational Science Training Program!

Graduate students, postdocs, and faculty interested in earning a FREE certificate in clinical and translational research should submit an application by 5pm on Mon. Oct. 24.

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New CCTS Course Takes a Scientific Approach to the Business of Science

New CCTS Course Takes a Scientific Approach to the Business of Science

Investigators at the CCTS Bioinnovation and Commercialization Pop-up Course learned the scientific method can be applied to business, including developing and testing a “start-up thesis” about their own discoveries.

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CCTS Launches New Partner Web Pages

CCTS Launches New Partner Web Pages

From drug discovery and development to integrative genomics and clinical trial expertise, the CCTS network offers unique opportunities for innovative team science. Learn more about our partners as well as collaborations that extend across our region and beyond.

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Oct. Forum Highlights Resources to Support Excellence in Fulfilling New Federally Funded Clinical Trial Policies

Oct. Forum Highlights Resources to Support Excellence in Fulfilling New Federally Funded Clinical Trial Policies

CCTS and IRB experts prepared clinical trial teams across the partner network to "get out in front" of the wave of policy changes to ensure the "safety, integrity, and quality" of clinical trials.

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NIH CSR Reports on Efforts to Achieve

NIH CSR Reports on Efforts to Achieve "Replicable, Generalizable Science"

The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) shares what it has learned about implementing rigor and transparency policies into the peer review process.

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Conflict Management Expert Offers Team Science Tips at TIERS Meeting

Conflict Management Expert Offers Team Science Tips at TIERS Meeting

UAB Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development Dr. David A. Rogers explored conflict’s causes and solutions at the Sept. CCTS Training Interdisciplinary & Emerging Research Scholars (TIERS) meeting.

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