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Application Due Date for Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

Application Due Date for Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

September 1 @ 11:00 pm

The Doris Duke Foundation has been committed to advancing clinical research for many years. Their review of the data has led them to the position that short term support for clinical researchers facing extra professional demands could help them stay on a clinical investigation career track. With funding from the foundation and the School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for one to two years to junior physician scientists who are working to have a productive career while also caring for family members including children, partner and parents. … Continue reading

Application Deadline for NCATS Funding Opportunity

Application Deadline for NCATS Funding Opportunity

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

On Sep. 1, 2016, NCATS announced a new funding opportunity via its Discovering New Therapeutic Uses for Existing Molecules (New Therapeutic Uses) program. The New Therapeutic Uses Bench-to-Clinic Repurposing initiative aims to support investigators to repurpose ― or identify new uses for — existing experimental drugs or biologics as well as Food and Drug Administration-approved therapies already on the market. NCATS seeks applications to support pre-clinical (bench) studies to test the effectiveness of using an independent crowd sourcing effort, computational algorithm or big dataset from patient records to predict new uses of a drug or biologic. Letter of Intent Deadline: Oct. … Continue reading

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ICM Distinguished Seminar Series: Mining Big Data for Molecular Marker Detection

ICM Distinguished Seminar Series: Mining Big Data for Molecular Marker Detection

September 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Institute for Computational Medicine Distinguished Seminar Series 2016-2017 Topic: “Mining Big Data for Molecular Marker Detection” Speaker: Su-In Lee, assistant professor, Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering and Genome Sciences, University of Washington Location: Clark Hall 110 (Homewood Campus) Video-teleconferenced to Traylor 709 (Medicine Campus) Lunch will be provided at 12:00 PM (Homewood location only). Event Poster

Leaders in Biobanking Congress 2016

Leaders in Biobanking Congress 2016

September 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

VIEW AGENDA Cambridge Healthtech Institute is holding its 8th International Leaders in Biobanking Congress: Applying Biospecimen Science to Advance Biomedical Research and Patient Care, September 7-9 in Baltimore, MD.  The congress addresses biospecimen science, management, and applications, bringing together biomedical and biopharmaceutical researchers, regulators, biorepository managers and practitioners to investigate the best strategies for effective use of biospecimens within today’s cutting-edge biomedical research. Eric Dishman, director, Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program, National Institutes of Health, will deliver the keynote presentation on Wednesday, September 7 from 3-4 p.m. in Tilghman Auditorium.  There is no cost to attend this session. Eric Dishman leads … Continue reading

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Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference

Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Research Participant Community Partnership Core of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is hosting a conference, “Research Participant Recruitment & Retention: What is Working Across the Nation?” on Friday, September 9, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205.  Nationwide and local research professionals, various stakeholders and study team members are encouraged to attend.  This year’s conference focuses on best practices and innovative strategies for research participant recruitment. The conference will showcase the following: Best practices and novel strategies for participant recruitment and retention using case studies. … Continue reading

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K-2-R Transition Program Kick-off and Social

K-2-R Transition Program Kick-off and Social

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for the K-2-R Transition Program 2016-17 Kick-off and Social, Wednesday September 21st, 12-1pm, in 2024 Building, 2-1002 Auditorium.  All Mentored-level Johns Hopkins Faculty Awardees (K23, K01, K08, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s AFMDP, etc.) are encouraged to attend, to learn about resources and programming to help support the transition from ‘K’ to ‘R’ (mentored to independent) funding. Lunch will be provided. To RSVP visit: https://jhmi.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_cBJ2FTpULgGFpNr. For more information, contact Laura Camarata lcamarata@jhu.edu.

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OpenSpecimen Workshop

OpenSpecimen Workshop

September 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

The ICTR is offering a workshop, OpenSpecimen – A Biospecimen Management Solution, on Friday, Sept 30 at 9:30 am in Tilghman Auditorium.  Presenters; Jim Potter, Matt Marcetich, Bob Lang, Jennifer Parks, Pam Murray and Diana Gumas; will share how OpenSpecimen can enhance the Precision Medicine Initiative. Biospecimens are the source of much of ‘Big Data’ and are increasingly essential for cutting edge biomedical research.  Improved technology for biomarker discovery and validation now requires a systems approach for the integration of research and clinical data.  OpenSpecimen can assist with: Annotation of research and clinical data with biospecimens Queries and biospecimen discovery Improved … Continue reading