Posts Tagged ‘NIH’

IRB Notes: New NIH Regulations for Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules

Starting March 5, 2013, the NIH Guidelines will cover work with synthetic nucleic acid molecules in addition to current requirements for reviewing studies involving recombinant DNA molecules. With this change, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) will also review studies involving of the deliberate transfer into human research participants of synthetic nucleic acid molecules, or DNA or RNA derived from synthetic nucleic acid molecules, that meet any one of the following criteria: Contain more than 100 … Read More

NIH updates post-submission application materials policy

This week, the NIH issued a notice updating their policy on post-submission application materials (i.e. materials submitted after the deadline but before peer review). The updates are meant to address questions that have come up since the policy was implemented in 2010. To summarize, changes include: News of promotion for a PI or key personnel will be accepted as post-submission application material up to one month prior to the peer review meeting. Exceptions provided for … Read More

Dr. Lynn Loriaux joins other esteemed researchers at NICHD annual conference

Research for a Lifetime: A Scientific Colloquium in Honor of the NICHD’s 50th Anniversary OHSU’s Lynn Loriaux, M.D., Ph.D., interim chair of the department of medicine, heads to Washington, D.C. this week to participate alongside some of the nation’s most accomplished researchers at this year’s National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) Scientific Colloquium. The conference will be held at the NIH Clinical Center on the NIH Main Campus, Wednesday, December 5, 2012. … Read More

NIH drug and alcohol abuse institutes will work together but not merge

Last Friday, NIH Director Francis Collins issued a statement announcing that plans to merge the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) have been canceled. In the statement, he said: “I have concluded that it is more appropriate for NIH to pursue functional integration, rather than major structural reorganization, to advance substance use, abuse, and addiction-related research.” This decision comes two years after a recommendation by … Read More

Internal career development opportunity for clinician-scientists, due Nov. 19

The NIH-funded K12 program, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), is offering a special funding opportunity for junior faculty with a clinical doctorate degree.The goal of the BIRCWH is to develop junior faculty into leading interdisciplinary research scientists in women’s health. BIRCWH supports the full spectrum of research including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. Deadline: November 19, 2012 Award Information: Provides salary support for … Read More

NIH under continuing resolution: What does it mean to you?

The NIH released a notice today to let researchers know that all Department of Health and Human Services agencies will be acting under a continuing resolution until March 2013. This means that until March, grants will be funded at 90 percent. Adjustments may be made later, but there are no guarantees. So be cautious of spending ahead on your award. Paylines are also up in the air until FY 13 appropriations are enacted. For more … Read More

Help spread the word about the impact of NIH-funded research

Did you know that for every $1 the NIH spends on research generates more than $2 in local economic growth? Or that in fiscal year 2011, NIH-funded research helped support more than 432,000 jobs across the U.S.? If you attended Mary Woolley’s Research Week keynote back in May, you know how important it is to be an advocate for your work. The NIH has developed a nifty online toolkit full of facts and figures that you … Read More

New eCoI rolls three conflict of interest disclosures into one

Back in December, we told you about the NIH’s revised  regulations regarding conflict of interest in research.  These regulations were enacted to manage the growing complexity of conflicts of interest for investigators receiving grants from the Public Health Service through objectivity, transparency and accountability. OHSU’s Integrity Office has developed a new Conflict of Interest (CoI) System named eCoI. This new system replaces two separate systems (CoIR Management System and the Big Brain CoI module) with … Read More

New guide on NIH Public Access Policy from the OHSU Library

The OHSU Library has published a guide on the NIH Public Access Policy, offering a one-stop resource for understanding the Policy and its requirements. The guide provides beginning to end compliance instructions, step-by-step directions for submitting a manuscript to PubMedCentral, and an overview of the Library’s Policy services. Robin Champieux, scholarly communication librarian, is also available to answer your Policy related questions at (503) 494-2770.

Deadline extended: Career development opportunity in women’s health research

The NIH-funded K12 program, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), is now accepting applications for its summer 2012 fellowship. The goal of the BIRCWH is to develop junior faculty into leading interdisciplinary research scientists in women’s health. BIRCWH supports the full spectrum of research including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. Deadline extended to July 9, 2012. Award Information: Provides salary support for 75% … Read More

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