Effective January 25, 2018, all grant applications with plans to conduct clinical trials must be submitted in response to an FOA which specifically states that clinical trials are allowed. After that date, applications planning a clinical trial that are submitted to a non-clinical trial FOA will be returned without review. For more information, visit: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-17-043.html
A new funding opportunity announcement from AHRQ solicits applications for research projects to develop, test and evaluate measures of shared decision making for research conducted in clinical settings. Shared decision making is a collaborative process in which patients and members of their clinical team make health care decisions that are informed by scientific evidence as well as patients' values and preferences. Each project is expected to produce valid and reliable measures of shared decision making, along with instructions for implementing the measures and documentation on the development
The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage applications that propose the complete planning, design, and preparation of the documentation necessary for implementation of investigator-initiated clinical trials. The application should propose the developmental work to be performed that would enhance the probability of reaching definitive outcomes in a clinical trial. For more information, visit: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-133.html
The abstract submission deadline for ASCO's 2017 Annual Meeting is Tuesday, February 7, at 11:59 PM (EST). You can submit up to two regular abstracts and an unlimited number of Trials in Progress abstracts as first author. Authors will be asked to select the topic category that best fits the topic of their research. Visit am.asco.org/abstracts for more information.
Tulane University is seeking Psychology PhD applicants with an interest in palliative care psychology research. The Health Psychology program, which will be entering its 2 nd year, provides a non-clinical doctorate in research and is ideal for applicants interested in psycho-oncology who may be contemplating programs at the intersection of psychology and public health. Psychology PhD students receive five-year nationally-competitive assistantships. New Orleans is a diverse, welcoming, and rapidly expanding city, with warm winters, and a rich culture that thrives on music, entertainment, and
Pilot and Exploratory Project Support Grants Junior Faculty Career Development Awards Transition to Independence Awards The Center has identified three specific areas of interest for all competitions: 1. Exploring the relationship of pain and other distressing symptoms to quality/quantity of life, independence, function and disability and developing interventions directed at their treatment in patients with advanced and chronic illnesses 2. Studying methods of improving communication between persons living with serious illness, their families and their health care providers 3. Evaluating