The National Institute on Aging (NIA) Imbedded Pragmatic AD/ADRD Clinical Trials (IMPACT) Collaboratory works to build the nation’s capacity to conduct pragmatic clinical trials of interventions embedded within health care systems for people living with dementia and their caregivers. IMPACT Collaboratory hosts webinars on the 3 rd Thursday of each month at 12 noon ET addressing these issues. Webinars are open to the public and no registration is required. Click here to join their mailing list to receive updates and reminders. A recording of the webinar as well as a companion podcast will be
Please note an upcoming webinar for prospective applicants interested in RFA-RM-19-013: Multisite Clinical Center Common Fund Acute to Chronic Pain Signatures Program: Acute Peri-operative Pain or Musculoskeletal Trauma (UM1 Clinical Trial Optional) The informational webinar with NIH staff is on September 19, 2019 from 11:00AM – 1:00PM EDT. Join us via WebEx using this link Access code: 624 829 378 Meeting password: A2CPS To join the audio conference only: Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-479-3208 Access code: 624 829 378 Applicants also may contact NIH scientific staff and see the A2CPS
Congratulations to PCRC pilot awardee and study PI, Angela Ghesquiere! Abstract Massage therapy (MT) may be more effective for certain subgroups of advanced cancer patients, but this is not well-studied. Psychological symptoms are one potential moderator of MT outcomes, as they occur frequently in MT patients. Therefore, we conducted a secondary analysis of data from a multi-site study which compared MT to simple touch in 380 adults with advanced cancer. We examined whether the presence of depression or baseline psychological symptom frequency moderated outcomes of change in pain, interference
This intensive 6-day workshop will provide an overview of fundamental methods, such as study designs, qualitative and survey methods, and approaches to data analysis in supportive oncology research. Over the course of the workshop, participants will write a complete study protocol under the direct mentorship of expert faculty in the field of supportive oncology. Participants will continue to receive assistance after the workshop from their workshop mentors to help in the implementation of their studies at their home institutions. Essential workshop topics include: creation of conceptual models
INTERESTED IN BECOMING THE DIRECTOR OF THE NINR DIVISION OF EXTRAMURAL SCIENCE PROGRAMS? Are you an exceptional candidate who can provide leadership to one of the preeminent institutes for nursing research in the world? The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), a research component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Director, Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP). The NINR ( www.ninr.nih.gov ) supports and conducts clinical and basic research and research
Join the Heart Failure Special Interest Group to participate in the May 9th Work-in-Progress webinar featuring Drs. Macy Stockdill and Gwen Bernacki . The PCRC's Special Interest Groups (SIGs) link PCRC investigators who are interested in collaborating around palliative care research topics. We currently offer SIGs for the following palliative care topics: Early Career Investigators Renal Disease Heart Failure Digital Health PCRC members can sign up for SIGs of interest here .
NIH has released a Notice of Special Interest for Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Administrative Support Clinical Trial Optional). Applications are due on May 18, 2019 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization . For more information, visit: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-19-102.html