WVCTSI has announced the formation of an intensive writing group designed for investigators interested in developing National Institutes of Health (NIH) R03 applications. This five-week intensive writing group will begin in May and offers participants the opportunity to receive structured guidance and feedback on their application for the June 2018 submission deadline.
R03 research grants support a variety of projects including pilot or feasibility studies, collection of preliminary data, secondary analysis of existing data, small self-contained research projects, development of new research technology, and more.
Interested participants should visit the program webpage for additional information and complete application instructions. Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. EST on Monday, April 16. Please email Joan Lakoski, Ph.D., WVCTSI director of proposal development, for more information
WVCTSI will host the third installment of the seminar series highlighting team science. During “Team Science: Facilitating Collaboration and Research,” Darshana Shah, Ph.D., professor and associate dean of faculty affairs and professional development at the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, will instruct attendees how to conduct more effective collaborative research by examining barriers and challenges to successful collaboration, and ways to overcome them. The first two team science seminars presented by Shah can be viewed anytime on the WVCTSI YouTube channel.
WVCTSI will begin a new four-part Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series focusing on clinical trials. During the first installment in this new series, Tanya Moran, MS, WVCTSI senior quality assurance and auditing manager, and Shelley Welch, RN, MSHS, CCRC, WVCTSI clinical research services manager, will present “Clinical Trial Data: Good Documentation Practices.”