COALESCE is a free online educational resource developed by Northwestern University researchers to foster cross-disciplinary, collaborative research in the health sciences. COALESCE features four online modules - an introduction to the science of team science (SciTS) and three modules focused on particular applied areas: basic biomedical, behavioral, and clinical medical sciences. The SciTS modules house short videos, animations, and activities covering a wide range of introductory topics, including assembling, managing, and evaluating a team.
Whether you’re new to clinical and translational science and research, or you’ve been involved for some time, there’s always something new to learn. In an effort to encourage educational resource-sharing and collaboration, CLIC has compiled a list of online and in-person courses, workshops and other educational tools related to the field of translational science. View the complete list below or narrow your search by competency, delivery method, institution or another parameter. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Additional datasets, guides, manuals and the like are housed in the CLIC Resource Center
The University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Science Institute has developed a free, self-paced, online, professional development course designed to prepare faculty from a range of disciplines to be effective research mentors for junior faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students.
This training provides information regarding the sponsor and investigator requirements for an IND or IDE as well as resources to ensure compliance with FDA regulations.
The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research is offering its Cornell Translational Research Summer Institute (CTRSI). Over several decades, the Bronfenbrenner Center has developed extensive expertise in conducting research in real-world settings and translating empirical findings into practice. The 2019 CTRSI will provide intensive training, discussion, and reflection on overcoming typical challenges in conducting research in real-world settings like service agencies, health care institutions, community organizations, and in other non-academic settings.
Presented by the Research Design, Epidemiology, and Biostatistics Core of Advance-CTR, this bi-monthly Seminar Series offers instruction on data analysis (first Tuesday of each month), and study design (last Thursday of each month). The Seminars are available to attend in-person, or remotely via Zoom, and are always made available after the fact as a recording. Seminar Description: This seminar presents types of variables, summary statistics, measures of center, basic graphs (boxplots, histograms, etc).
On-demand training videos are sorted by categories and include biomendical informatics, biostatics, entrepreneurship, implementation science and regulatory compliance.
These videos are publicly available.
NCATS offers an Assay Guidance Manual Training Workshop online in addition to the in-person workshops held throughout the year. This training workshop contains video recordings of the speakers side by side on the screen with the slides to share best practices and expert advice on assay design, development and implementation with a wider audience.
The CTSI Mentor Training Program is a comprehensive program with both online and in person components designed to train faculty to become the next generation of confident and effective clinical and translational research mentors. Faculty dedicated to clinical and translational research can apply for participation in the CTSI Mentor Training Program (MTP) offered annually.
The Society of Behavioral Medicine is pleased to offer free National Institutes of Health (NIH) training and certification for good clinical practice in social and behavioral research. Effective January 1, 2017, all NIH-funded investigators and staff who are involved in applying for, conducting, overseeing, or managing clinical trials should be trained in good clinical practice and may be required to show documentation of training completion.
This course provides a step-by-step model for how to design and conduct clinical research at Stanford. Many of the lectures are applicable to designing and conducting clinical research at other institutions. Archived (video recorded) lecture series.
The National Reserach Mentoring Network’s research mentor and mentee training workshops are designed to help maximize the effectiveness of mentoring relationships. This evidence-based training provdies mentors and mentees the skills and resources to maximize problem solving and navigation of mentoring relationships.
Are you ready to take a deeper dive into the world of clinical and translational science?
Essentials of Clinical and Translational Science (ECaTS) provides medical professionals with foundational knowledge of research terminology, research methods and processes, clinical epidemiology, and biomedical statistics.
Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of the patients you serve? Do you care about making sure scientific discoveries are translated into clinical practice? Clinical and translational science is the process of turning laboratory discoveries into actionable clinical interventions that can improve the health of communities.
Archived webcasts on a wide range of topics related to clinical and translational science.
On Demand Library Sample Titles:
An Introduction to Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER 101)
The Role of Practice Based Research Networks (PBRNs)
Good Clinical Practice: GCP Boot Camp
Clinical Scholars Presentations Sample Titles:
Skin Cancer and the Future of Novel Optical Imaging Devices
Cognitive Aging Disorders Risk Factors, Mechanisms and Potential Interventions
Hepatitis C Virus Infection and B Cell Disorders
Principles and Techniques for Developing and Delivering Effective Scientific Presentations
This video series was created, designed, and presented by Kevin Weinfurt, PhD and Steve Grambow PhD.
The series starts with a brief introduction and has four major sections:
The Regulatory Affairs Training Program is 6 weeks and consists of weekly discussions and lectures combined with independent study. There will be opportunities to review and discuss different types of regulatory submissions, including Investigational New Drug applications (INDs) and Investigational Device Exemptions (IDEs). Participants will also have the opportunity to attend an IRB meeting on-site.
Enrollment to the program occurs on a rolling calendar basis and the program is offered remotely via Webex.
Online video, developed as a joint project between the UW-Madison ICTR and the University of Minnesota CTSI. The training video features David DeMets, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison and James Neaton, PhD, University of Minnesota.
This video is for training current or prospective Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) member.
These training modules consist of recorded slide presentations prepared by David DeMets, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Medical Informatics. They provide an overview of the fundamentals of clinical trials and can be viewed at your own pace.
Note: You will need to have the Adobe Flash Player installed to view these modules.
CLINICAL TRIALS BASICS
This training module provides a brief introduction on various aspects of clinical trials.
The Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC-CTSI) has developed a freely available self-study module that can be used to train academic researchers in essential concepts and practical approaches to monitoring of clinical studies. The module addresses the need for quality management across the clinical trial lifecycle as stated in the latest addendum to ICH Guideline for Good Clinical Practice (GCP), E6(R2).
Based on workshops co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI, this book is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators and includes chapters on laboratory leadership, getting funded, project management, and teaching and course design.
Download individual chapters or the full publication in pdf. Chinese translation available.
Chapters include "Laboratory and Leadership in Science," "Staffing Your Laboratory," "Data Management and Laboratory Notebooks" and "Understanding Technology Transfer."
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