Research Administration Updates

February 14, 2018

  • UU Drug Discovery Core Offers New Services
  • UU Precision Medicine Symposium March 16th
  • UU Center on Aging Pilot Grant Applications due March 16th
  • UU Grant Writing Academy May 18-20, Deer Valley. Registration open.
  • NIH to Launch Genome Editing Research Program
  • Foundation for NIH Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists – Nominations due March 30th

January 24, 2018

  • Precision Medicine III Symposium March 16 – Save the Date
  • Center on Aging Pilot Grant Program Proposals due March 16th
  • NIH: Further Refined Case Studies and FAQs re: the NIH Definition of a Clinical Trial
  • AAMC
    • Research Institutions Step up Reporting of Clinical Trial Results
    • Industry Funding of University Research: Which States Lead?

January 4, 2018

  • UGP Functional Analysis Pilot Projects RFP – Due January 19th
  • UGP Pilot Projects RFP – Due January 25th
  • UU Linda K. Amos Award for Distinguished Service to Women  – Nominations due January 19th
  • Utah Center on Aging 2018 Pilot Grant Program – Submissions due March 16th
  • UU Research Reproducibility Grand Rounds – Jan/Feb Schedule
  • NIH
    • Assuring the Integrity of Peer Review in the Aftermath of a Recent Breach
    • New NIH Application Forms as of January 25th
    • Single IRB Policy for Multi-site Human Subjects Research as of January 25th
    • Sample NIAID Grant Applications

December 14, 2017

  • Choose the Right Funding Opportunity:  Clinical Trial or No Clinical Trial?  New Rules 1/25
  • Amendment to NIH Policy on the Inclusion of Women and Minorities as Clinical Research Subjects
  • Project Outcomes in Your Progress Reports:  NIH will Publish Exactly What You Submit
  • NIH and ORCID Partner to Reduce Administrative Burden

November 22, 2017

  • UU Research Reproducibility Grand Rounds Schedule
  • FDA Inspections:  What you Need to Know if the FDA Contacts you
  • PNAS Opinion:  The Next Generation Researchers Initiative at NIH
  • NIH Funding Opportunities

New NIH Policies on Human Subjects Research you need to know, including a new definition of a clinical trial 

  • Is the following a clinical trial? The study involves the recruitment of healthy volunteers for a respiratory challenge study; participants are randomized to receive different combinations of allergens. The study evaluates the severity and mechanism of the immune response to different combinations of allergens introduced via inhalation. The NIH now says YES.

November 7, 2017

  • Revised NIH Application Forms (FORMS-E) starting in January
  • New NIH Policies on Human Subjects Research that will impact January grant applications
  • NIH Career Development (K) Awardees:  Clarification of % Effort and Support
  • New NIH Certificates of Confidentiality Policy in Effect
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program applications accepted through November 15th
  • USTAR University Technology Acceleration Grant (UTAG) – Information meeting November 9th; LOI due November 29th
  • UU Limited Submission:  Mallinckrodt Scholar Awards due November 16th

October 11, 2017

  • Internal Medicine Fall Research Retreat Friday, November 3, 1:30-5:00
  • Mallinckrodt Scholar Awards – Limited Submission Funding Opportunity – Due November 16th
  • Research Reproducibility Grand Rounds – Eccles Health Sciences Library
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program – Submit through November 15th
  • New Tool to Help Applicants find an NIH Study Section
  • Peer Reviewer Confidentiality - NIH
  • Ensure Progress Reports are Compliant with the Public Access Policy - NIH

September 27, 2017

  • Internal Medicine Fall Research Retreat November 3rd
  • Research Reproducibility Grand Rounds – Eccles Library – October schedule
  • NIH:  How to Demonstrate Scientific Progress in Annual Reports

September 13, 2017

  • IM/HCI-Sponsored How to be a Principal Investigator in Clinical Research:  Presentation Videos now Available
  • NIH Next Generation Researchers Initiative
  • NIH Loan Repayment Programs - Apply September 1 – November 15
  • NIH Updates Policy on Certificates of Confidentiality
  • Health Sciences DNA Sequencing Core – Cell Line Authentication
  • Utah Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) Open House September 19th
  • Determining whether Institutional Research Studies can be Conducted without an IND

August 23, 2017

  • Immunology, Inflammation, and Infectious Diseases (III) Pilot Project Proposals due August 31st
  • From Internal Medicine and HCI:  How to be a Principal Investigator in Clinical Research – September 8th, 8:30 to noon – Additional Information
  • VPCAT Research Scholars Program Information Workshop September 6th; applications due September 29th
  • UU Grant Writing Academy – Deer Valley Resort – October 27-29
  • NIH Notices:  Application Form and Instruction Changes slated for January – Important Implications for Clinical Research Proposals

August 9, 2017

  • Save the Date: How to be a Principal Investigator (PI) in Clinical Research – Friday, September 8th, 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Sponsored by Internal Medicine and Huntsman Cancer Institute
  • Internal Medicine Clinical Research Staff Meeting -  Wednesday, August 30th, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
  • Funding Opportunity:  Burroughs Welcome Career Awards for Medical Scientists – Applications due October 3rd
  • NIH Director’s Blog:  NIH Clinical Center featured in Discovery Channel documentary, “First in Human”
  • NIH Extramural News:  Getting to Know Federal Funders and their Research Interests

July 27, 2017

  • Miller Diabetes Initiative Request for Proposals due August 23rd
  • Annual Rocky Mountain Geriatrics Conference August 28-29th - Getting to the Heart of Aging: Interprofessional Approach to CV Health
  • REMINDER: VPCAT Scholars Program Information Workshop and Application Deadline
  • UU Grant Writing Academy October 27-29th
  • CCTS Peer Grant Review Program – Call for Early Career Investigator Reviewers
  • NHLBI Mentored CDA to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research (K01) – Applications due October 15th

July 7, 2017

  • UU Immunology, Inflammation, and Infectious Diseases (III) Initiative call for Pilot Project Proposals. Due August 31st.
  • NIH Extension of Effective Date for Final Policy on the use of Single IRB for NIH Multi-Site Research
  • NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Programs Notice. Application period September 1st through November 15th.
  • Investigator Responsibilities and Delegation of Authority (IM Clinical Research Compliance SOP #CTO-05 Highlight) Tag + Description

 June 20, 2017

  • UU Seed Grant Call for Proposals – IM Internal Review Deadline July 17th​
  • UU VPCAT Research Scholars Program – Information Workshop September 6th – Applications due September 29th
  • NIH Drops Proposed Limits on Grant Support; Launches New Initiative
  • NCI Clinical Investigator Development Program

 June 7, 2017

  • NIH: New Tutorials on Preparing and Submitting your Grant Application
  • NIH Reminder: Authentication of Key Biological and/or Chemical Resources (part of the NIH effort to improve rigor and reproducibility in research)
  • PCORI Notice of Upcoming Funding Announcement: Symptom Management for Patients with Advanced Illness
  • STAT News: Three Ways the VA can Usher in the Future of Health Care and Research
  • HHMI New Investigator Applications due June 27th
  • NIH Funding Opportunities link
  • Archived IM Research Administration Updates

May 24, 2017

  • NIH Plan to Implement Limits on Grant Support to Strengthen the Biomedical Research Workforce
  • Clinical Trial Protocols: Templates, Tools and IM Research Administration Assistance
  • IRB ERICA System Update: Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) Required as of June 1st
  • NIH/NIAID Reader Question: Who has the rights to publication and data developed under a grant?
  • NIH Funding Opportunities link – from most recent to earlier announcements
  • Archived IM Research Administration Updates

May 10, 2017

  • NIH Call for Applications for High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program (Pioneer, New Innovator, Transformative Research, Early Independence Awards) – Due in September
  • REMINDER from NIH: Material not to Include in Bio Sketches
  • REMINDER: Process for Requesting Grant Letters of Support from the Department Chair
  • NIH Funding Opportunities link – from most recent to earlier announcements
  • Archived IM Research Administration Updates

April 19, 2017

  • NIH Outcomes of Amended ("A1") Applications
  • National Academies Report on Fostering Research Integrity
  • Reminder from IRB: New Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training Requirement
  • Reminder: Limited Submission Opportunities Due May 16th
  • NIH Funding Opportunities

April 5, 2017

  • NIH Sample Grant Applications with Summary Statements
  • NIH Notices
  • HHMI New Investigator Competition
  • From the VP for Research: Limited Submission Opportunites
  • From the VP for Research: National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
  • IM Clinical Trial SOP Highlight: Records Compliation, Maintenance and Archiving (SOP CTO-04)
  • From the VP for Research: University of Utah Research Profiles
  • NIH Funding Opportunities 

March 22, 2017

  • CCTS Peer Grant Review Program
  • Big Changes for CCTS Clinical Services Core
  • Mid-Career Investigators and Shifting Demographics of NIH Grant Recipients
  • NIH Appendex Materials - Important Policy Update
  • NIH Funding Opportunities

March 1, 2017

  • Intramural Funding Opportunity: Center on Aging 2017 Pilot Grant Program Request for Proposals
  • Grant Writing Academy May 5-7, 2017
  • Free Campus-Wide License Available for Electronic Lab Notebooks
  • Internal Funding Opportunity: Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
  • NIH Funding Opportunities

February 10, 2017

  • 2017 Translational Medicine Symposium – February 27, 2016
  • AACR Molecular Biology in Clinical Oncology Workshop
  • Access January 13th IM How to Succeed in Research Documents
  • Intramural Funding Opportunity: Diabetes and Metabolism Center Type 1 Diabetes Pilot Grant Competition
  • IRB Update: Revised Policy for Human Subjects and GCP Training
  • NIH Funding Opportunities

January 27, 2017

  • New Internal Medicine Research Administration website
  • SOP Highlight: External Safety Report Management (SOP #CTO-03)
  • HHHS Publishes Final Rule on the Protections of Human Subjects
  • NIH Funding Opportunities

January 13, 2017 - How to Succeed in Research Retreat Documents

  • Thank you to those who joined us for an overview of research resources and presentations from senior investigators.
  • The link above includes the program, presenter information and presentation materials from the retreat.

 January 13, 2017

  • Time Sensitive Extramural Funding Opportunities:
    • Collaborative Research Travel Grants
    • Career Guidance for Trainees Grants
    • Innovation in Regulatory Science Awards
  • 2017 Translational Medicine Symposium – February 27, 2016

January 6, 2017

  • Please Join Us: Internal Medicine’s How to Succeed in Research Event – January 13, 2017
  • SOP Highlight: Clinical Trial Participant Screening and Eligibility Review (SOP #CTO-02)
  • IRB Update: Single IRB Training Requirements
  • Intramural Funding Opportunities
    • Funding Incentive Seed Grant Program
    • Center on Aging 2017 Pilot Grant Program
  • NIH Funding Opportunities

December 22, 2016

  • IRB Update: GCP Training Required for All Investigators and Staff on NIH Funded Studies
  • Save the Date: Internal Medicine Research Retreat – January 13, 2017
  • NIH Funding Opportunities
  • Intramural Funding Opportunities
  • Meet your Research Administration Team – Staff Spotlight: Mary Jane Tinnes

December 2, 2016

  • SOP Highlight: Informed Consent - Process and Documentation (SOP #CTO-01)
  • Reminder: Vitæ 2016 – Next Thursday, December 8
  • Save the Date: Internal Medicine Research Retreat – January 13, 2017
  • NIH Funding Opportunities
  • Meet your Research Administration Team - Staff Spotlight: Scott Low

November 18, 2016

  • ClinicalTrials.gov Update and Summary – Part 3 of 3
  • Mark Your Calendars: Vitæ 2016
  • CCTS Peer Grant Review Program: Fall Deadline December 1, 2016
  • NIH Funding Opportunities
  • Meet your Research Administration Team - Staff Spotlight: Ashley Kapron

November 4, 2016

  • ClinicalTrials.gov Update and Summary – Part 2 of 3
  • CCTS Peer Grant Review Program: Fall Deadline December 1, 2016
  • NIH Funding Opportunities
  • Meet your Research Administration Team - Staff Spotlight: Kris Larabee, Grants and Contracts Manager

 October 21, 2016

  • ClinicalTrials.gov Update and Summary – Part 1 of 3
  • Research Reproducibility Conference, November 14-15
  • Upcoming NIH Video Briefings on Fellowship and R01 Grant Peer Review Process
  • NIH Announces Electronic Submission for Prior Approval Requests for Direct Costs > $500K
  • Meet your Research Administration Team - Staff Spotlight: Sarah Elliot, Research Manager & Career Development Specialist

Questions and Suggestions

Please contact Scott Low
801-585-1380
Scott.Low@hsc.utah.edu