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Wright Center Consulting Hours

Tuesday, January 28 from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Richmond Academy of Medicine (1200 E. Clay St.) – Garden Level The consulting hours are open to anyone with a question regarding human research including investigators, research study team members, research administration, and students. Consultants will be available from the areas of: human subjects protection, grants/contracts, […]

Public Workshop – Medical Extended Reality

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a public workshop entitled “Medical Extended Reality: Toward Best Evaluation Practices for Virtual and Augmented Reality in Medicine,” which will be held on March 5, 2020. Extended reality (XR) devices incorporate objects and environments from both the physical and digital or virtual world. During this […]

SBIR Funding Opportunities

Department of Education SBIR Webinar Thursday, January 23, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Join Ed. Metz of the Dept. of Education SBIR program as he discusses the mission of their SBIR program, funding available, tips for applicants, commercialization expectations, and info about their 2020 SBIR solicitation. This session will be hosted by CIT as a live […]

Submitting an IRB application? School of Medicine Brown Bag Session: “An IRB How-To”

Join John Horigan, MA, CIP, Executive Director – Human Subjects Protection, and colleagues as they share tips to ensure your IRB application is successful.  At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Explain the purpose of the IRB Describe characteristics of a successful IRB application Navigate to the IRB website and application […]

Pediatric Research Unit (PRU) New Scheduling Process

The PRU is available for all pediatric research teams as a welcoming, controlled environment for research participants and their families to be confidently involved in clinical research studies.  As a result of increased demand, all PRU spaces must now be reserved through an established pathway, which can be found on the attached document. This new […]

One VCU Clinical Research Teams Monthly Meeting

Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2020Time: 9:00 am.Location: The Learning Center – Main Hospital (across from Panera) All clinical and translational research team members are invited to this meeting. We will be discussing VCUHS Lab and Pharmacy changes. Presenters: Mary Pak, PharmDInvestigational Pharmacist Kareesha Fitzgerald, MLS (ASCP)Pathology Clinical Trials Coordinator Kristy KuhleMedical Technologist Supervisor

Two new compliance notices have been posted for review and comment:

Notice 20-001.1 – VCU Payments to VCUHS for Clinical Services Notice 20-002.1 – Approval of Cancer-Related Research Involving Human Subjects Comments are due to Susan Robb ( on or before Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative 2020 Bridge to Independence Award

March 2, 2020 is the deadline for Letters of Intent and letters of recommendation The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the 2020 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications (BTI RFA). The BTI Award program engages talented early-career scientists in autism research by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant […]

Thursday, December 12 NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy

NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy Town Hall VCU Libraries and the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation will be holding Town Hall meetings to review and discuss the proposed NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy.  The proposed policy is open for comment through January 10, 2020.  Comments will be used to inform […]

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