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March 2018
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Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website

The Animal Care and Use Committee website (www.jhu.edu/animalcare) is a great resource for the most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines. Be sure to check the website when you are in need of these types of information.


Current Classes

A Rodent Handling class will be held in Ross 403 on March 8, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. A Small Animal Surgery class will be held in Ross 403 on April 12, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The classes are free. Class size is limited to 10 and registration is required. To register, send an email to acuc@jhmi.edu or call 443-28(7-3738).

For a complete listing of IACUC training opportunities, please visit http://web.jhu.edu/animalcare/training/index.html.


"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement (between Johns Hopkins and a company receiving an NIH research award)

JHU faculty members often arrange to carry out portions of research that involve the use of animals via an NIH-funded subcontract from an NIH-awardee (often a private company) that does not itself have an approved Animal Welfare Assurance on file with the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW). In such situations, OLAW requires that the company apply for an "Interinstitutional Assurance," under which JHU assures that the research will be carried out under the terms of its own OLAW-approved Animal Welfare Assurance.

Interinstitutional Assurance forms are processed by the JHU Animal Care and Use Committee office. If you are handling completion of this form, please contact the office at acuc@jhmi.edu or call Ms. Vanessa Girton at 443-287-3739. The office will assist in the accurate completion of the form and in obtaining both of the required JHU signatures. Note that both the Institutional Official, Dr. Denis Wirtz, and the IACUC Chair, Dr. Nancy Ator, have designated individuals to OLAW that may sign in his/her stead. A sample form may be downloaded at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/sampledoc/interinstitutional_
assurance.htm



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March 2018 articles:
Training Sessions: Relying on an External IRB (JHM IRB)
Fee Schedule Adjustment for Hospital Services Charged to Clinical Trial Budgets
Change in Federalwide Assurance [FWA] Numbers
Changes to NIH-funded Human Subjects Research
Free Resources for Longitudinal Clinical Research Studies
NIH requirement for Single IRB (sIRB)
JHM IRB Reliance Requests
Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation
Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Johns Hopkins Research Network
 
Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Current Classes
"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement
Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) presents: Safety in Research Updates
Johns Hopkins Catalyst and Discovery Awards
Foundation for the NIH Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists
NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program
NIH High-End Instrumentation Grant (HEI) Program
Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program
Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Why Project Outcomes Matter in your Interim and Final Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)
NIH Matchmaker, A Tool For Finding Similar NIH Projects
NIH Video Tutorials on How to Apply for Grants
NIH Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign Organization

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