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  • December 14th, 2018

    The faculties of Children's National Health System and George Washington, Howard, and Georgetown universities can apply for the District of Columbia Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (DC-IDDRC) pilot award. 

  • December 7th, 2018

    The Pilot and Translational Clinical (PTC) Studies module of the CTSI-CN announces the release of the 2019-2020 RFAs.  All high impact research relevant to health and well-being throughout the lifespan is eligible. Support is not limited to pediatric research. Letters of Intent are due January 4, 2019.

  • December 3rd, 2018
    The CD2H is excited to announce the launch of the CD2H Idea Competition. This is an opportunity to turn your scientific question into a DREAM Challenge to be tackled by teams around the world. If your idea is selected, you will receive a $100,000 subcontract to run the DREAM Challenge in collaboration with the CD2H. The deadline to submit your initial proposal is February 15, 2019. 
  • December 3rd, 2018

    The George Washington University is offering an online, 3-credit-hour, 30-CME course, Grantsmanship in Clinical and Translational Research. This 10-week course begins January 14, 2019 and will cover the complete process of research grant proposal development, from specific aims to preparation of a full proposal package for submission, with the NIH R01 as exemplar.

  • November 20th, 2018

    "In April 2018, NIH launched the HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term) Initiative, an aggressive, trans-agency effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the national opioid public health crisis”. The HEAL website has listed funding opportunities that will become available in December.  

  • November 7th, 2018
    The CTSI-CN proudly announces the 2019 Healthcare Hackathon. You don't have to be a programmer to have an idea for healthcare software. Finalists will attend a half-day hackathon to develop their ideas into prototypes. Winners receive funding to bring their app to life. Ideas are due January 4, 2019.
  • October 23rd, 2018
    Volunteers needed for Discover SCIENCE with Dr. Bear, a series of free STEAM events at DC libraries this fall and winter. Children are invited to do science activities, art projects, and learn about health. Volunteers will engage attendees in conversation about science topics and assist with activites. 
  • October 17th, 2018

    The Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Team Science (CMTS) module of the CTSI-CN announces the FALL 2018 Voucher Award Program. Multiple awards (≤ $4K each) are available for “shovel-ready” projects that will lead to paper and/or proposal submissions within 6 months of the award. All high impact research relevant to health and well-being throughout the lifespan is eligible. Support is not limited to pediatric research. Applications are due November 27, 2018

  • September 25th, 2018

    NIH considers extension requests for Early Stage Investigators (ESI) on a case-by-case basis for medical concerns, disability, extended periods of clinical training, natural disasters, and active duty military service. Effective immediately, NIH will approve an ESI extension of one year for childbirth within the ESI period. Learn more about the policy change HERE

  • September 25th, 2018
    The NIH Office of Clinical Research is offering a free, online, self-paced course.  The course runs from October 1, 2018 through June 20, 2019. Click the title for additional details. 
  • September 24th, 2018

    The Writing Institute is designed to help YOU develop the habit of writing. The second Thursday of every month, a talented author from Children's National will describe how they made writing a habit. GW faculty and staff are welcome to attend. WebEx is not available. 

  • September 21st, 2018

    The Board of Visitors is accepting Letters of Intent from Children's National staff. Letters are due by October 1, 2018

  • September 20th, 2018
    Starting next week, George Washington University's Office of Sponsored Projects is offering a fall series of award management trainings from pre- to post-award on a variety of focused topics. Click the title to learn more and register. 
  • September 12th, 2018

    Applications are due September 21 for funded travel to and attendance at the mobilize workshop, Rapid Biomedical Knowledge Base Construction from Text, at Stanford University. The November workshop is free to attend, but space is limited.

  • September 12th, 2018

    The Science of Team Science conference is the annual international forum dedicated to bringing together thought leaders and practitioners from a broad range of disciplines, fields, and professions. Click the title above to learn more, including the abstract submission and registration deadlines. 

  • September 10th, 2018
    Experts from FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), the University of Maryland, and the University of Pennsylvania will provide a deep dive into the scientific background and practical methodology needed when conducting clinical trials.
  • September 4th, 2018
    The purpose of this contest is to find the best ideas in all of CTSA-land for encouraging better team science. Any person associated with a CTSA hub is eligible. Click the title above to learn more. 
  • June 7th, 2018

    Translating Translation "NCATS is unique at NIH in that the name in the Center’s mission — “translation” — has a firmly established meaning that is generally associated with languages, not biomedical research. By contrast, other NIH components are named for widely known medical problems, such as cancer, diabetes and stroke." 

  • June 4th, 2018

    "The modern news release is now directly consumed by the public. Here are some of the best practices gathered by NIH communications offices for writing clear news releases that also inform the public about a scientific finding."

  • June 4th, 2018

    In late April, Dr. Mike Lauer, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Reserach, wrote about the benefits and drawbacks of using surrogate endpoints in clinical trials. Read his thoughts here...