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January 2022


Essential Information for Human Subjects Research Teams Related to COVID-19
For the most up-to-date information, go online to the Essential Information page.

Fundamentals of Research Coordination: A Course for Research Staff
Register online for the January 12-13 Zoom class that provides skills for success in research coordination and certiication.

Coronavirus Research Billing Notices and FAQ
Refer to our FAQ regarding research billing.

Managing Investigational Product Returns from Research Participants
Go online for important guidelines regarding investigational drug product documentation.

Update to Organization Policy on Registration of Clinical Trials
Go online to see recent updates to clinical trial registration information.

Changes in HSR Recertification
Go online for updated information on required training for Human Subjects Research Recertification courses.

Update on Insurance and Research Participant Financial Responsibility Information Sheet: Signature No Longer Required
Necessary updates detailed onilne.

Change in JHM IRB Review Fees for Commercially-Funded Studies
Beginning August 1, additional fees will be collected for IRB review of commercially-funded studies with financial support in excess of $10,000.

Data and Safety Monitoring Board Training Manual Now Available
The CTSA Collaborative DSMB Workgroup announces online Training Manual to provide guidance, training and resources in DSMB practices for investigator-initiated research studies.

Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Fundamentals: Understanding and Applying GCP to Human Subject Research
Register online for the 90-minute training sessions held on the fourth Friday of each month.

Fee Schedule Adjustment for Hospital Services Charged to Clinical Trial Budgets
Go online to see new, approved research charge adjustment percentages effective for statements generated after April 1, 2020.

Changes to NIH-funded Human Subjects Research
Important changes to those conducting NIH-funded research involving human subjects detailed online.

Free Resources for Longitudinal Clinical Research Studies
NIH grant aims to provide resources for longitudinal clinical research studies.

JHM IRB Reliance Requests
Go online for process to submit reliance requests to JHM IRB.

Sharing 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 justice system.

Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Check out the many services and clinical resources for faculty and student investigators on the ICTR website.

Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network


Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Go online for the most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines.

Current Classes
During the COVID-19 pandemic, please contact ACUC for updated schedules.

"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement
Form processing assistance available through the JHU Animal Care and Use Comittee office.


Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE): Safety in Research Updates
Go online to see current sponsored training opportunities.

New Year! New Inspection Items!
Read up on what will be addressed in this year's annual safety inspection.

BioRAFT Chemical Registry
Completion of lab registration in BioRAFT will be reviewed as part of the annual departmental safety survey. Go online to register.


COVID-19 Funding Opportunities
Go online for a compiled list of funding opportunities specific to COVID-19.

The Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation invests in future, entrepreneurial leaders who explore new frontiers in their fields of study. Internal deadline is January 27.

Michael 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.


Updated Guidance from NIH on COVID-19 Flexibilities for Applicants and Recipients
As the NIH has updated their guidance on COVID-19 flexibilities, the ORA is offering revised guidance to JHU faculty.

COVID-19 and Research Updates
Go online to see the most recent updates specific to COVID-19 from the Office of the Vice Provost for Research.

Point of Contact for NIH Loan Repayment Program
Clarification on IBO contact and LRP eligibility.

JHU SOM Update on NIH Policy on Foreign Involvement
Clarification on NIH+ foreign collaboration policies available online.

Disclosure of Payments from Foreign Educational Institutions and Government Agencies
Details regarding conflict of interest regulations applicable to payments from foreign universities, research organizations, and government agencies on line.

Institutional Letter of Support Required for Institutional Training Grant Applications
Effective January 25, certain NIH institutional training grants must include an letter outlining the policies JHU has in place to prevent discriminatory harassment. The letter is available for download.

NIH Policy on Foreign Component Involvement
Approval reminder and the latest announcement clarifying that the policy also applies to foreign conduct of any of the work scope regardless of the source of funding. Go online for details.

NIH Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign Organization
Find out what constitutes a foreign component and what is needed for approval when it is added to your research.


Upcoming Deadlines for January, February, and March


Upcoming Events at the Genetics Resources Core Facilities
Review the Back to Work Guide and the Genetic Resources Core Facility holiday calendar.

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