November 29, 2016

Nov/Dec TRIbune Now Available

November/December TRIbune newsletter

If new biomedical discoveries are like gold, to borrow the metaphor used by UAMS’ Meredith Zozus, Ph.D., the prospecting days are fast coming to an end. But fear not; the November/December TRIbune newsletter features exciting new and forthcoming biomedical informatics strategies to help ensure that UAMS researchers continue to find “gold.” This issue also includes a…


TRI Recognizes UAMS’ Community Partners at Celebration Dinner

Naomi Cottoms received the Chancellor’s Community Research Partner Award

The UAMS Translational Research Institute honored UAMS’ many Arkansas community partners Nov. 18 with its fourth annual Community Partner Celebration. During the event at the Centre at University Park in Little Rock, Naomi Cottoms, executive director of Tri County Rural Health Network (Tri County), accepted the first Chancellor’s Community Research Partner Award on behalf of…


November 7, 2016

TRI Issues Call for Pilot Award Applications

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) has issued its 2017 Pilot Award Program request for applications (RFA).  This RFA seeks proposals for translational biomedical informatics approaches that examine rural health and health care issues. The awards are $50,000 maximum and have a one-year time limit.  Note that TRI has restructured its Pilot Program to align with the priorities…


November 1, 2016

GCP Training Required by Jan. 1, 2017

Amy Jo Jenkins, with Lawrence Cornett, Ph.D., presented about the GCP training requirement during the monthly RESIN meeting.

On Sept. 16, 2016, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its Policy on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training for NIH Awardees Involved in NIH-Funded Clinical Trials.  This policy applies to NIH-funded investigators and site staff who are responsible for the conduct, management and oversight of NIH-funded clinical trials.  An NIH Clinical Trial is defined…