Understanding Changes to the Federal Policy on Protection of Human
Subjects (the Common Rule)
Sessions: Relying on an External IRB (JHM IRB)
and teams submitting competing, external IRB applications for
multi-site research are encouraged to attend a series of training
sessions on the tools and support available to assist the process.
in Federalwide Assurance [FWA] Numbers
Effective November 1, changes include
closing existing numbers and streamlining others. Details online.
NIH-funded Human Subjects Research
changes to those conducting NIH-funded research involving
human subjects detailed online.
Resources for Longitudinal Clinical Research Studies
NIH grant aims to provide
resources for longitudinal clinical research studies.
Fee Schedule for Commercially Funded Studies
in JHM IRB review fees for any commercially funded study with
financial support in excess of $10,000, effective July 1.
Requirement for Single IRB (sIRB)
Effective September 25, NIH requires
all grant applications for specific human subject research studies
to include proposal for use of a single IRB ("sIRB")
to review research.
IRB Reliance Requests
Go online for process to submit reliance
requests to JHM IRB.
Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation
SPIRIT, a partnership among seven
universities including JHU, seeks to fund scientists researching
varying health concerns, from creating tumor-destroying viruses
to decreasing large numbers of mentally ill in the criminal
Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Check out the many services and clinical
resources for faculty and student investigators on the ICTR
Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Go online for the
most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines.
A Rodent Handling
class will be held on January 11. Class is free. Registration
Form processing assistance available
through the JHU Animal Care and Use Comittee office.
Safety, and Environment (HSE) presents: Safety in Research Updates
Go online to
see sponsored training opportuniies, safety tips and highlights
and updated DURC policies.
Fellowships for Science and Engineering
Fellowships provide science and
engineering research support with few funding restrictions
and limited paperwork requirements.
Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Funding available for research that
contributes to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal
microbiota research in the U.S. Application deadline is February
Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award Grant
Three grants available for research with defined approaches
to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme diesease. Application
deadline is February 28.
Collective Cancer Research Fund Request for Proposals
Fund supports research projects related to immunotherapy, 'high
risk/high reward' initiatives, KRAS targeting, or antibody therapies.
Proposals due March 1.
J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize
to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle
in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly.
No application deadline.
Project Outcomes Matter in your Interim and Final Research Performance
Progress Report (RPPR)
Project outcomes submitted on or after
October 1, 2017 are available to the general public via NIH's
Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool.
Matchmaker, A Tool For Finding Similar NIH Projects
An extension of the NIH RePORTER, the
new tool makes it easy to find similar projects already funded
by the NIH.
Video Tutorials on How to Apply for Grants
Four-part series covers the basics of
preparing, writing, and submitting an application.
Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign
NIH defines foreign components added to a grant and significant
grant related activities needing prior NIH approval.
Deadlines for January, February and March
Events at the Genetic Resources Core Facility
details for Genetic Resources Core Symposium and others online.
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