eRoundup for 04/29/11
Atlanta Clinical & Translational
April 29, 2011
ACTSI's Ethical Dilemma of the Week
ACTSI Investigator and Pilot Grant Recipient: Dr. Carlos del Rio in the News
Reminder to Emory PIs Involved in Clinical Trials
Specific training on Key Concepts in Clinical Trial Research is now required and must be completed by June 1. The modules can be found at Emory Learning Management System.
NIH Publication, Extramural Nexus-Myth Busting: Number of Grants per Investigator
Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Funding Opportunities
The FY2011 Defense Appropriations Act provides $50M to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program to improve the health and well-being of all military service members, veterans, and beneficiaries. Opportunities include a Clinical Trials Award, Discovery Award, Investigator Initiated Research Award, and a Technology/Therapeutic Development Award. Read more…
Emory School of Medicine Office of Research & Strategic Initiatives
Joint Winship Cancer Institute/ACTSI Translational Research Grant Program-Due June 30
To further promote the goals of Winship and the ACTSI, resources are being pooled to provide support projects related to biology, genomics, causation, prevention, detection, screening, imaging, treatment and/or cures for cancer. Outcomes required to achieve this goal include follow-on funding, inventions, patent applications, licenses and commercial products. At least one PI must be a member of Winship. The other PI must be permanent faculty in the professorial ranks (assistant, associate, or full) from Emory, MSM or GA Tech. Read more…
Events and Seminars
Corporate Compliance and Ethics Presentation-May 6
Corporate Compliance and Ethics week is May 2-6. The Emory Healthcare Office of Compliance Programs and Emory Healthcare present guest speaker, Oliver Halle on May 6, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., at Emory University Hospital. His presentation, Taking the Harder Right will also be simulcast to Glenn Auditorium at EUHM and at EUSH auditorium.
2011 ATDC Startup Showcase-May 9
The ATDC Startup Showcase brings together hundreds of Georgia’s entrepreneurs and technology leaders at The Georgia Tech Hotel & Conference Center, Grand Ballroom, 2nd Floor (800 Spring St.). Read more…
Research Nursing Residency Program-May 11
The nursing staff of the ACTSI’s Clinical Interaction Network will be hosting a three-day research nursing residency program. It is designed to provide novice and experienced nurses with the knowledge and skills that will aid their navigation through the clinical research process. The areas of focus are research design and methodology, ethics, research subject’s rights and safety, critical thinking, clinical practice, evaluation of clinical data, and application of patho-physiological and psychosocial concepts within the multidisciplinary team. Register online with the Health Learning Center. Contact Carmen Blount at 404-727-4617 for more information. Read more…
Children's-Georgia Tech-Emory Pediatric Nanomedicine Workshop-May 11
What Can Nano Do For You will be held from 11:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m. in Emory’s Cox Banquet Hall. Workshop organizers and presenters include many ACTSI investigators. Advances in pediatric healthcare through nanomedicine will revolutionize our understanding and treatment of all types of pediatric disease. Pediatric clinicians from all subspecialties are therefore encouraged to attend. Register-Read more…
First Clinical Informatics Academy-June 1-2
The Clinical Informatics Academy is a two-day practical workshop for the Emory, VA, MSM, and Children’s clinical community who want to learn at the functional level how informatics impacts and can assist your practice and research. Topics will include computing basics, system architecture, interoperability and standards, security, data warehousing, image archiving, decision support, and many more topics of current clinical informatics. Agenda The workshop will be held in Emory’s School of Medicine, room 170A. Physicians, Clinical Researchers, Fellows, Research Nurses, Senior Administrators, and anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of current clinical informatics and how its application can advance quality patient care should attend. CME credits available. RSVP to Paige Dunham. Read more…
Rapid Development for Web-deployed Databases-May 27
Save the Date: Georgia Life Sciences Summit-September 27
Hosted by Georgia Bio, the Georgia Life Sciences Summit, Bioscience at a Crossroads, will be held on September 27, at the AmericasMart Atlanta. The Summit is considered the preeminent gathering of scientists and industry decision makers for Georgia’s life sciences community, and an ideal medium to foster relationships for future scientific and business growth. This year’s theme will address what lies ahead for biotech in an environment that is challenged by healthcare reform, economic crisis and societal challenges. We invite you to submit an idea for a panel. Read more…
Education and Training
NIH/NINDS T32 Funding for Pre and Postdocs in Translational Research in Neurology-Due May 15
Applications are being requested for three post-doctoral positions and two predoctoral positions to be funded by the NINDS Training Grant, Training in Translational Research in Neurology. The training will Fellows and students will be immersed in an intensive, hands-on laboratory training program and will learn clinical aspects of neurologic disorders, including current concepts of pathogenesis and pathophysiology, current therapy and potential “targets” for experimental therapeutic intervention. Read more…
Debut of the Emory-Children¿s Pediatric Research Center Website
A robust website features faculty, research activities, core facilities, collaborations and more, associated with the Emory-Children’s Pediatric Research Center. Visit site.
Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC) at GA Tech is starting a new SBIR Circle that will bring future applicants and previous award winners together to learn more about using SBIR/STTR federal grants and contracts as seed funding. Julie Turner Collins has been working with SBIR/STTR applicants for over five years and will be moderating the sessions. The SBIR Circle will be held on Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at ATDC (1st floor, Centergy Building, 75 5th St.).
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