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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

Special Brain Institute forum hosts Story Landis, PhD, Director of NINDS, Jun 25

The OHSU Brain Institute continues its Meeting of the Minds lecture series with a one-time forum, “Where are we headed…with neuroscience research and its funding?”  featuring Story Landis, Ph.D., director of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS). The forum will be held Monday, June 25 at 1 p.m. in the Doernbecher Vey Conference Center and will be followed by a reception at 2 p.m. All neuroscience-related faculty, post-docs and students are encouraged … Read More

NIH wants your feedback on the Biosketch, due June 29

Do you love the current NIH Biosketch format or do you think it could be better–especially if they added a place where you could list patents and other scientific accomplishments? Here’s your chance to tell the NIH what’s on your mind. A special working group is soliciting your constructive input to improve the content of the Biosketch. All responses must be submitted electronically by June 29. Who should send in comments? According to the Request … Read More

New program pairs NIH with industry to find novel uses for old drugs

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) will soon be launching its first signature initiative, Discovering New Therapeutic Uses for Existing Molecules, which will give researchers access and funding to study compounds from Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Eli Lilly that hit a roadblock after initial safety testing in humans. According to the NIH Extramural News: “Much like azidothymidine (AZT), which proved unsuccessful as a cancer drug but revolutionized HIV treatment, we hope that these molecules … Read More

NIH 2012 International Conference on Sustainable Laboratories

The NIH has announced that its 2012 “Sustainable Laboratories: Choosing the Right Equipment” conference will be held on December 13 and 14, 2012 in Bethesda, Maryland. This is an opportunity for researchers and clinicians to learn about the latest advances in laboratory equipment, which utilize cutting-edge energy efficiency technologies for biomedical research laboratories. The conference may be of special interest to those involved in managing research equipment and writing construction grants. Day one: Innovative energy-saving … Read More

NIAID Career Transition Award (K22) for postdoctoral fellows

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) has reissued its K22 Career Transition Award, a program designed to facilitate the transition from a postdoctoral fellowship to an independent faculty position. The mechanism provides funding for two years: up to $150,000 the first year and $100,000 the second ($50,000 per year may be used for PI salary). K22 vs K99 at NIAID K22 K99 Duration 2 years 3 to 5 years (3 years preferred) … Read More

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