Regulatory Webinar Series
So Many Procedures, So Little Time - How to Develop an Effective Schedule of Events for a Research Protocol. Presented by: Mike Fusakio, PhD; Nathan Hawk, BSPS; Samantha Sonoda, MS, CCRA; Lisa M. Tully, MA, CCRP, all affiliated with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Originally aired Dec. 2, 2020.
Single Institutional Review Board (IRB): Presentation & Panel Discussion. Features Nichelle Cobb, PhD, Smart IRB Director at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Panelists include James Cnota MD (Cincinnati Children's), Jeremy Corsmo, MPH (Cincinnati Children's), Pooja Khatri, MD, MSC (University of Cincinnati) and Mike Linke, PhD (University of Cincinnati). Originally aired Sept. 16, 2020.
Helpful Tips and Tricks for Developing and Amending Protocols for the Rare Disease Clinical Research Network, presented By: Mike Fusakio PhD, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. Originally aired June 30, 2020.
A centralized information page that includes links to a variety of guidance, information, resources, FAQs and NIH funding opportunities relating to COVID-19, from the NIH Central Resource for Grants and Funding Information. Topics include:
- An overview presentation and talking points (updated 7/17/2020)
- Proposal submission and award management
- Human subjects and clinical trials
- Animal welfare
- Peer review
- FAQs (updated 7/2/2020)
- Request for Information
- Funding Opportunities
- Funded Grants
- Links to additional resources (NIH, CDC, WHO and “General information on NIH extramural response to natural disasters and other emergencies”)
Update 7/2/2020: All COVID-19 FAQs were reviewed and revised to align with NIH Implementation of OMB Memorandum M-20-26.
The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences is supporting research activities spanning the translational science spectrum to address the novel coronavirus 2019 (SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes (COVID-19). Check the page for future updates. Topics include:
- Research Activities - projects that are leveraging existing platforms and collaborations that are speeding research
- Additional Resources - funding, updates from grantees and partners, and NIH and CDC COVID-19 resources
For Early Career Researchers
NIH Mentored Research (K) Career Development Awards for Clinician Researchers, featuring Paula Gregory, PhD, Associate Dean for Faculty & Educational Development, UNTHSC Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, with Debra Regier, MD, PHD, of Children's National Hospital, Principal Investigator of the Rare Disease Scholar's Program.
Diversity in Rare Disease Research
Reviews the limitations of classifying research participants by race, and recommends a series of steps for authors, researchers and policymakers to consider.