January 24, 2014

PCORI Methodologies Seminar Series to Begin Jan. 31

Julie Moretz, UAMS associate vice chancellor for patient- and family-centered care, will kick off the “PCORI Methodologies Seminar Series” on Jan. 31. Moretz will present: “The Power of Partnerships: Engaging Patients and Families for Powerful Outcomes” at the College of Public Health, Room 3202, from 2–3 p.m. The seminar series is sponsored by TRI’s Comparative…

Seeds of Science Research Grants to Be Announced Jan. 30

Seeds of Science research grants to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute scientists will be announced at “The Doctor Is In,” a public event set for Jan. 30, 6-7:30 p.m., 10th floor, Cancer Institute. Aime Franco, Ph.D., a 2013 Seeds of Science grant recipient, will discuss her thyroid cancer research program and how the grant…

Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities compiled by TRI’s Comparative Effectiveness Research component for January can be viewed HERE.

2014 Budget Deal Cancels Sequester Cuts for NCATS

From the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS): Through a bipartisan budget deal enacted at the end of last year, Congress provided appropriators with an FY 2014 federal spending level of $1.012 trillion for discretionary programs. The FY 2014 allocation, advanced through the omnibus package, is a significant increase over the FY 2013 sequester-mandated…

Find Corporate and Foundation Funding Opportunities Online

Research funding opportunities offered by corporations and foundations can be found in the research section of www.uams.edu at http://research.uams.edu/grants_funding/corporationfoundation-rfp_info/ Contact: Stephen Schafer, Ph.D., SJSchafer@uams.edu.

Grant Awards Online

Information about grant awards to UAMS investigators is archived in the research section of www.uams.edu at http://research.uams.edu/grants_funding/grant_awards/. Contact: Gibson Garrett, garrettgibson@uams.edu.

2014 Translational Science Awards: Call for Nominations

From the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS): Do you know a member of the translational science community who has gone above and beyond in their contributions to the field over the last year? If you answered yes, then make a nomination for one of the following awards! ACTS Distinguished Investigator Awards The ACTS…