Federal Reforms Will Reshape Clinical Trials in 2017

Federal Reforms Will Reshape Clinical Trials in 2017

Several federal agencies with oversight of clinical trials have announced changes that will impact nearly every stage of the clinical trial lifespan. CCTS will offer an in-depth analysis of the reforms at its next Forum on Oct. 5.

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CCTS Regional Community Engagement Consortium Meeting Sets the Stage for Progress

CCTS Regional Community Engagement Consortium Meeting Sets the Stage for Progress

More than 34 community, academic, and industry partners from across the CCTS network gathered last week to discuss initiatives that will strengthen efforts aimed at improving the health of the region’s most vulnerable populations.

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CCTS Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Clinical and Translational Science Training Program

CCTS Now Accepting Applications for 2017 Clinical and Translational Science Training Program

Graduate students, postdocs, and faculty interested in becoming certified in clinical and translational research are encouraged to apply for this free six-month training. Classes meet for two hours every Wed. morning from January to June.

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Oct. CCTS Forum to Focus on Changing Policy Landscape for Clinical Trials

Oct. CCTS Forum to Focus on Changing Policy Landscape for Clinical Trials

The NIH has announced several reforms to enhance clinical trial stewardship--requiring training in Good Clinical Practice is just the beginning! Learn the latest at our next CCTS Forum, on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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CCTS and Auburn University Present New Bioinnovation & Commercialization Course

CCTS and Auburn University Present New Bioinnovation & Commercialization Course

What is the business case for your science? Featuring experts from across the CCTS Partner Network and GA Tech, this course will show you a whole new way to look at your research.

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CCTS Updates Online Standard Operating Procedures Library

CCTS Updates Online Standard Operating Procedures Library

The CCTS SOP Library offers nearly two dozen templates, easily tailored to fit your clinical operating, regulatory, and fiscal management needs. Help your research team perform at its best by establishing clear processes and procedures.

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Share Your Thoughts! CCTS Conducting Informatics Survey

Share Your Thoughts! CCTS Conducting Informatics Survey

CCTS provides a wide variety of informatics resources to facilitate research. Which do you use? What other informatics tools, databases, and/or services are on your wishlist? Take a few minutes to let us know, we want to hear from you.

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CCTS & Partners Dominate at UAB 2016 Core & Shared Resources Day

CCTS & Partners Dominate at UAB 2016 Core & Shared Resources Day

With 10 posters out of a field of 74, CCTS ruled the aisles at the Hill Student Center Ballroom. Many thanks to our CCTS Partners who participated, including Auburn University, Tuskegee University, and University of Alabama.

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CCTS Launches 2017 Partner Network Pilot Program

CCTS Launches 2017 Partner Network Pilot Program

Do you investigate health at the community or population level and/or health challenges across the lifespan? Do you have ideas for a new medical device or innovative approach to reducing health disparities or improving clinical study recruitment? If so, consider applying for a CCTS pilot award! Submit a letter of intent by 5pm on Oct. 17, 2016.

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Sept. Forum Offers Tips for Meeting NIH Reproducibility Requirements

Sept. Forum Offers Tips for Meeting NIH Reproducibility Requirements

This month’s Forum featured panelists from across the CCTS partner network who have served on NIH study sections since the rollout of the rigor, reproducibility, and transparency (R2T) requirements. Participants left armed with ideas to improve their next grant score.

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New E-Learning Course on Best Practices in Social and Behavioral Research Now Available

New E-Learning Course on Best Practices in Social and Behavioral Research Now Available

“Good Clinical Practice for Social and Behavioral Research,” a 9-module course focused on improving efficiency in clinical study implementation, is now available. Congrats to CCTS Clinical Research Support and Training Director Penny Jester, who helped author the course.

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University of Alabama Researchers Visit CCTS

University of Alabama Researchers Visit CCTS

A contingent of researchers from one of our partners, the University of Alabama, recently paid a visit to the CCTS, to learn more about our services, initiatives, and potential collaboration opportunities.

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CCTS Seminar on Tips for Writing R and K Grants Draws Overflow Crowd

CCTS Seminar on Tips for Writing R and K Grants Draws Overflow Crowd

Presented by Dr. David B. Allison, UAB associate dean for science and director, Nutrition and Obesity Research Center, this Professional Skills Development Seminar packed the PCAMS library, with some watching from our overflow room.

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