Posts Tagged ‘clinical research’

2013 Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness Research Intensive, July 28-31

This July 28-31, 2013, OHSU will host the 2013 Oregon Institute for Patient-Centered Comparative Effectiveness (ICE) Annual Research Intensive. National leaders in the fields of patient-centered outcomes and comparative effectiveness research (PCOR & CER) will be coming to OHSU to teach this intensive, hands-on workshop. The program is a week-long activity sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and the National Cancer Institute. The fields of PCOR & CER are rapidly evolving with new opportunities for … Read More

Templates for clinical study recruitment and other advertisements

Did you know that OHSU has pre-made templates for clinical study recruitment flyers and advertisements? The OHSU Branding Committee asks that you please use these templates when creating posters or advertisements for clinical studies to ensure a consistent look and feel. Visit the OHSU Branding site and scroll down to “Research Templates.”

V Foundation cancer research funding, internal deadline April 5

The V Foundation for Cancer Research – Translational Awards provide up to $200,000 per year for three years to fund projects that intend to develop novel, translational approaches to the prevention, detection and treatment of human cancer. Collaboration of investigators from both the lab and clinic is required. Project teams must have a minimum of two scientists from the same facility and the team must possess basic and clinical research expertise. One application is permitted … Read More

OCTRI announces round two Catalyst Pilot Project award recipients

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) has just funded four research awards in the second round of its Catalyst Pilot Projects Program. The program is designed to launch multidisciplinary studies to further translational research and the awards support the collection of data essential to launch compelling applications for sustained national research funding. The funding was available through support from the NIH, the School of Medicine and the Office of the Vice President of … Read More

IRB Notes: Enrollment questions in the Continuing Review Questionnaire

Continuing review is the ongoing monitoring mechanism by which Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) ensure the continuing protection of subjects who participate in research. The questions below, which are part of the Continuing Review Questionnaire, can be a confusing. Here are some helpful hints to determine who really is considered enrolled in your study. Question 5.5  Total subjects since study began In studies dealing with a warm body, this number includes all subjects who signed a consent … Read More

HIP Buffet: Recruitment & Study Feasibility Resources for Clinical Researchers, Jan. 23

Join us for January’s HIP Buffet seminar for a look at Recruitment and Study Feasibility Resources for clinical researchers. The seminar will be held Wednesday, January 23 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mackenzie Hall, room 1116 and presented by Darlene Kitterman, MBA, Program Director, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Investigator Support & Integration Services.  Recent research shows that nearly one third of clinical studies are terminated due to low enrollment. You can … Read More

New HIPAA guidance on de-identification and the mysterious “expert determination” method

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released new guidance on November 26, 2012, that elaborates on HIPAA’s data de-identification standards. Under the HIPAA Privacy Rule, there are two ways that health information can be de-identified and therefore no longer considered Protected Health Information (PHI): Remove all 18 listed identifiers (the “safe harbor” method); or Obtain confirmation from a qualified statistician that the risk of identification is very small (the “expert determination” method). Most researchers are … Read More

Internal mechanism to strengthen clinical and translational projects

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering a unique opportunity for investigators to apply for research funding. Strategic Investment Funding supports OHSU faculty members by providing small amounts of funds (up to $20,000) that can provide a critical difference for their clinical or translational research. This funding is specifically intended to provide crucial support for a project that is close to achieving independent funding. It is meant to allow the project to … Read More

Clinical Research Coordinator Training, Jan. 16 & 17

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is sponsoring the next Quarterly Clinical Research Coordinator Training Workshop on January 16 & 17, 2013. This free workshop is designed to provide a basic framework of the role and responsibilities of the research coordinator, the regulatory and policy requirements for appropriate conduct of clinical research at OHSU, and tools to assist coordinators to successfully perform their role. It is open to all OHSU employees. Registration is … Read More

From the IRB Chair’s Desk: Summary of Changes Documents

Below, you’ll find information from the eIRB Helpdesk on how to prepare a Summary of Changes document. But before we get to that ‘How-To’, it’s important to talk about why the Institutional Review Board (IRB) needs a Summary of Changes document. There are several reasons for this, related to the following requirements placed on the IRB: Determine level of review.  Specifically, the IRB analyst must determine if the changes represent a ‘minor change in approved research’.  … Read More

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