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Call for Undergraduate Research Assistant Positions for spring and summer 2021

Research teams are invited to submit position postings for research assistants via the VCU Student Opportunity Center (SOC).   SOC allows you to more effectively share your research opportunity with aspiring undergraduate researchers while streamlining the recruitment and application review process on your behalf.  It also helps us identify the contributions you are making to experiential […]

New Research Networks To Explore the Science of Emotional Well-Being

While the world faces a multitude of challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, many experts are seeing a concurrent increase in mental health concerns. We are pleased to tell you that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding five new research networks at major academic institutions around the country to further research on emotional well-being. Emotional well-being has […]

Wright Center Consulting Hours — VIRTUAL

February 22 Join the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and the VCU Human Research Protection Program for virtual, open consulting hours, including consultants from Biostatistics, Informatics, IRB, IND/IDE/FDA, Research Library Services, Research Navigation, and Recruitment! Schedule a time, or register to drop in. Faculty, students, and staff from all VCU schools and departments […]

Listening Session on the Digital Health Center of Excellence

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a virtual listening session for digital health device manufacturers, developers, health care providers, researchers, and other stakeholders to learn about the Digital Health Center of Excellence. During the session, the FDA will discuss the purpose and functions of the Center of Excellence and will focus on […]

FDA virtual Town Hall for test developers on SARS-CoV-2

Oct. 7 from 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, from 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Eastern Time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a virtual Town Hall for test developers for SARS-CoV-2. During this Town Hall, the FDA will answer technical questions about the development and validation of tests […]

FDA Launches the Digital Health Center of Excellence

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced it is launching the Digital Health Center of Excellence within the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH). This center will further the agency’s dedication to the advancement of digital health technology, including mobile health devices, Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), wearables when used as a medical device, and […]

NEW Cerner Role for Clinical Research Coordinators

Mary Harmon, Alison Montpetit, and the Cerner team has developed a Cerner role that will give research coordinators the access needed as a researcher at VCUHS. Tickets have been placed with the Cerner team to have roles changed from All Retrieval Access to Care Coordinator EV. This allows coordinators to function more independently within the record. If […]

FDA Grand Rounds – October 8, 2020

CE Credit Available Presented by:Sam Raney, PhDLead for Topical and Transdermal Drug ProductsOffice of Generic Drugs, CDER, FDA About the Presentation:This presentation summarizes a series of FDA-coordinated, GDUFA-funded research studies included in a strategic multi-year, multi-million dollar research program to develop new, more efficient approaches by which to evaluate bioequivalence (BE) for topical generics. These […]

FDA OMHHE’s Clinical Trial Diversity free webinar

Tuesday, September 22 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. The FDA Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) presents a webinar featuring Drs. Barbara E. Bierer (Faculty Director, MRCT Center; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School) and Luther T. Clark (Deputy Chief Patient Officer, Merck). Drs. Bierer […]

Apply for Fall Grant Academy by September 30

The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation is pleased to announce the Fall 2020 Grant Academy, a grant-writing program providing training and support for a select cohort of faculty investigators working with senior faculty, research-development experts, and research administrators, with the goal of submitting a successful funding proposal. Visit our website for […]

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