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  • By Leslie Lawler June 4, 2020 “This is an extraordinary, inspiring time; Massachusetts has a huge depth of understanding in biomedical and clinical research,” said Robert Sege, MD, PhD, co-director of community stakeholder engagement at Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). “Many of our scientists and investigators have turned from their own academic interests to research that
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    This learning series will include weekly presentations led by key experts in clinical and translational research and education, such as: Melissa Marshall: Founder of Present Your Science, a consulting company that provides on-site group workshops, conference sessions, and 1:1 coaching Elliott Antman, MD: Faculty Director of Education, Harvard Catalyst Postgraduate Education Program Melissa

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    Harvard's recent series, “Building a Successful C/T Research Career,” invited participants this past April through May to learn from leading Harvard faculty and community members the foundational skills to build a successful career in clinical and translational (c/t) research. These include, among others, communication, leadership, and mentoring. Incorporating content from popular in-person
  • A curated list of research resources around guidelines, policies, and procedures related to COVID-19, drawn from Harvard University's schools and affiliate institutions.

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    The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials (MRCT) Center co-led an effort in 2013 to convene a group of diverse stakeholders to align and harmonize the many focused statements relating to core competencies for clinical research professionals into a single, high-level set of standards that could be adopted globally and serve as a framework for defining professional competency throughout the clinical

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    Successful Grant Writing Strategies (SGWS) is an online course designed to provide an overview of the requisite skills and comprehensive considerations needed to give participants an in-depth introduction to the grant writing process. Participants in this course will learn grant writing strategies firsthand from researchers who have successfully applied for funding from a variety of sources. The

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    Omics is a rapidly evolving, multi-disciplinary, and emerging field that encompasses genomics, epigenomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, and metabolomics. Each of these fields offers the possibility to understand and view biology from a global perspective in a way that was previously unthinkable. High-throughput methodologies can rapidly provide a global picture of the processes within cells at

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    Introduction to Mixed Methods Research (MMR) is an online, eight-week course that offers an introduction to mixed methods research in the health sciences. Participants will learn how qualitative and quantitative data can be integrated to capture the perspectives of patients, providers, communities, or healthcare organizations in order to answer complex research questions. The course will also

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    Implementation Research is an introductory online course that covers the theory and methods used in conducting implementation research. The conduct of real-world clinical research, often referred to as effectiveness or outcomes research, does not then guarantee the successful translation of knowledge into practice. There is a growing awareness that studies on comparative and cost effectiveness

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    Imaging provides an important window into in vivo organ structure and function and is therefore an ideal tool for human research. When considering which imaging technique best answers a research question, it is important to think about fundamental mechanisms of interest and select the modality or combination of modalities that best captures them. This online course is designed to give the

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    Each year, the NIH provides approximately 27 percent of federal funding for medical research. In addition, federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Veterans Affairs, and others offer over $7 billion per year to sponsor medical research. As an example, the Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute

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    Designed as an introduction to industry funding mechanisms, this online course will focus on acquiring industry funding and the unique aspects of this process. The course will specifically highlight and differentiate between investigator-initiated research (IIR) and industry-sponsored research (ISR) initiatives, networking, mentorship, and communication. Course participants will receive helpful

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    Funding Your Research: Foundations and Philanthropy is an online course designed to provide a comprehensive overview of the writing and application process for foundation and philanthropic grant funding. Participants will learn strategies firsthand from researchers who have successfully applied for foundation and philanthropic funding. The course will cover: differences between foundation and

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    Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) is a 12-week introductory online course where participants will learn about the motivation for CER and how it compares to other research areas. The course will discuss the purpose of CER and the variety of data sources and analytic methods that are used in CER studies. Additionally, course participants will gain experience performing data transformation and

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    Essentials of Biostatistics is an online resource of videos that cover fundamental concepts of medical biostatistics. Over 20 different topics are covered in short videos that can be watched and re-watched over the time of your subscription. This resource serves as a good primer to more advanced topics in biostatistics. Sample of topics covered: - Common Probability Distributions - Estimation and

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    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality defines the goal of CER as "inform[ing] health-care decisions by providing evidence on the effectiveness, benefits, and harms of different treatment options. The evidence is generated from research studies that compare drugs, medical devices, tests, surgeries, or ways to deliver health care." Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER) is a 12-week

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    Funding opportunity: KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training (CMeRIT) Award Application Deadline: May 1, 2020 The KL2/CMeRIT program offers advanced training through educational activities and mentored research for senior fellows and junior faculty in clinical and translational research. The award provides two years of salary support at 50-75% of the awardee’s institutional salary base

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    Information Sessions: KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training (CMeRIT) Award The following information sessions will give prospective applicants an overview of the program and answer questions. There is no registration to attend these sessions. Session one: February 18 from 11:30am-12:30pm at MGH Yawkey Center, room 2-230 Session two: February 20 from 11:30am-12:30pm at MGH Thier

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    Information Sessions: KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training (CMeRIT) Award The following information sessions will give prospective applicants an overview of the program and answer questions. There is no registration to attend these sessions. Session one: February 18 from 11:30am-12:30pm at MGH Yawkey Center, room 2-230 Session two: February 20 from 11:30am-12:30pm at MGH Thier

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    Information Sessions: KL2/Catalyst Medical Research Investigator Training (CMeRIT) Award The following information sessions will give prospective applicants an overview of the program and answer questions. There is no registration to attend these sessions. Session one: February 18 from 11:30am-12:30pm at MGH Yawkey Center, room 2-230 Session two: February 20 from 11:30am-12:30pm at MGH Thier

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    The New England RSA Group (NE RSA) is committed to increasing community awareness of clinical research and building clinical research capacity and sustainability in New England and beyond. Composed of representatives from the New England region's CTSA hubs, the NE RSA explores common issues, interests and concerns related to research participant safety and the experience of participation. In

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    9-week hybrid (in-person/online) course on the design & implementation of clinical trials. Clinical Trial Design (CTD) is an opportunity for new clinical investigators, who have an idea for development of a clinical trial, to participate in an intensive nine-week course. Participants will learn the fundamentals of clinical trial design, including instructions on how to design a protocol
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    Today the principles and techniques of reproducible research are more important than ever, across diverse disciplines from astrophysics to political science. No one wants to do research that can’t be reproduced. Thus, this course is really for anyone who is doing any data intensive research. While many of us come from a biomedical background, this course is for a broad audience of data scientists
  • What is CEREC? CEREC was established in 2016 to provide an outlet for obtaining external reviews for CTSA-funded pilot research and to minimize the likelihood of bias and conflicts of interest. CEREC also offers a larger pool of expertise from which to draw precisely matched reviews for scientific lines of inquiry that may not be well represented within the institution receiving the proposal. This
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    In April 2018, the MRCT Center convened a workgroup of diverse stakeholders, including people from industry, foundations, academia, patient advocates and advocacy groups, non-profits and government representatives. Taking a systems-based approach, the workgroup has developed clinical research focused health literacy tools and resources for all clinical research stakeholders (including sponsors

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    Cancelled: Single IRB Boot Camp: A How-to Guide with SMART IRB This daylong boot camp is intended to train IRB and HRPP personnel in the successful implementation of the single IRB model including how to leverage SMART IRB resources. We have had to cancel this event. Please check out our website www.smartirb.org for future date. Thank you!

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    FaCToR offers an overview of the concepts of clinical/translational research through the dynamic and interactive medium of online learning. As a selected participant of this online course, you will learn about the spectrum of clinical and translational research from first-in-human studies to healthcare interventions implemented on a population level. FaCToR Promotion Video: https://www.youtube.com