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December 19, 2017

November/December TRIbune

The Tribune

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is wrapping up 2017 with good tidings! The November/December TRIbune features some helpful new developments with clinical trials: Trails Today, a CTSA initiative that makes it easier for the public to find clinical trials of interest; TriNetX, which is matching UAMS investigators with industry sponsored Clinical Trials; and ClinCard, a…


October 13, 2017

TRI Names Four New KL2 Scholars

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Four early career UAMS researchers were recently selected to receive KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Scholar Awards. The KL2 Scholar program provides two years of research training to junior faculty. It provides 75 percent salary support and up to $25,000 per year for research, tuition, travel and education. The scholars, all from the UAMS College…


March 1, 2017

New Tool Simplifies and Expands Cohort Searches

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Tools should make life easier, and that applies to the tools researchers use accessing the Arkansas clinical Data Repository (AR-CDR), formerly the UAMS Enterprise Data Warehouse. The AR-CDR has been a pillar of UAMS’ translational research infrastructure since its establishment in 2011 with support from the Translational Research Institute (TRI). In 2015, UAMS leadership made…


February 28, 2017

TRI Changes Process for Study Budget Development & Negotiations

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) Clinical Trials Innovation Unit (CTIU) recently revised the process for investigators submitting studies that require a Medicare coverage analysis and budget in CLARA.   In addition to conducting full Medicare Coverage Analysis, CTIU’s Research Finance Team (RFT) offers full budget development and/or negotiation services for all non-cancer-related protocols requiring a budget….


February 24, 2017

UAB Entrepreneur to Speak at HSE Seminar, March 1

The next Health Sciences Entrepreneurship Seminar will feature Erik Schwiebert, Ph.D., from the University of Alabama, Birmingham (UAB), speaking March 1, from 5 – 6 p.m. at the Reynolds Institute on Aging, Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium.  Schwiebert will present “New Paradigms for Scientist to CEO Transition and New Biotechnology Startup Creation.” DiscoveryBioMed, Inc. is a…


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February 17, 2017

Researchers Urged to Complete GCP Training

Lawrence Cornett, Ph.D.

The NIH Policy on Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Training became effective January 1, 2017. 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 as Research studies in which one or more human subjects are prospectively assigned to…


February 13, 2017

TRI Research and Career Development Seminar Slides Available

Slides are now available from Susan Steelman, MLIS, UAMS head of education and reference services, who was the Feb. 22 speaker for the TRI Research and Career Development Seminar Series. Download: Library 301: Publishing Pitfalls & Resources for Researchers/Authors


The TRIbune Is Here!

The January-February TRIbune newsletter is here! This issue features some exciting developments in Big Data accessibility for UAMS researchers. We now offer researchers a new cohort tool and access to a larger data network. You’ll also read about Amhad Baghal, M.D., our first director of the Arkansas Clinical Data Repository (AR-CDR), formerly the UAMS Enterprise…


February 2, 2017

Cancer Institute’s Kacie Simpson Honored for Work with Research Participants

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Kacie L. Simpson, the clinical research associate team lead at the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, is the 2016 Bonny Hope Wallace Award recipient for her outstanding work with research participants. The award was presented by Sandy Annis, a past recipient of the award who directs the UAMS Cancer Clinical Trials Office, at a…



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