Funding Opportunity: Point of Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN) Announces 2020 Call for Proposals

The Point of Care Technology Research Network (POCTRN) drives the development of point-of-care technologies through collaborative efforts that merge scientific and technological capabilities with clinical need. The goal of the Point Of Care Technology Research Network is to develop technologies with clinical applications using a network model that enhances complementary strengths and builds multidisciplinary partnerships. If you have a promising point-of-care medical technology in need of further development, review the following funding opportunities: Development of Point-of-Care (POC) Testing for HIV and co-morbidities for use in low- and middle-income countries Sponsored by The Center for Innovation in Point of Care Technologies […]

2018 Events Library

Catalist Seminar Series December 17, 2018 Shiv Gaglani, MBA, Co-founder of The ICTR’s Catalist Seminar Series aims to provide an introduction to innovative approaches in clinical research as a supplement to the training program scholars and other graduate trainees are already receiving. Contact Stacey Marks at for additional information. Video Recording Catalist Seminar Website   Lunch & Learn: MyPath Storybooth December 13, 2018 Lilly Su, BS and Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, RN, PhD Provides an overview of the project and how researchers can get involved. Contact Cassie Lewis-Land at for additional information. MyPath Story Booth Website   Day […]

2016 ICTR Events

Update Research Participant Recruitment & Retention Conference September 9, 2016 Cheryl Dennison Himmelfarb, RN, ANP, PhD, FAA; Ken Getz, Founder & Chairman Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation Research Associate Professor Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development; Rhonda G. Kost, MD; Melissa Mueller, Recruitment Service Manager; Jason Kadrmas, Software Development Support Services Manager, University of Minnesota Clinical & Translational Science Institute; Diana Gumas, Director of Clinical Research Information Systems, Welch Health Science Informatics Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. This conference showcased the following: Best practices and novel strategies for participant recruitment and retention using […]

Library of Past Events

We hope that you find our lectures and workshops informative and engaging. By offering events on multiple topics, we hope to assist researchers in their ongoing endeavors. If you attended one of these events and would like to view handouts and video recordings (if available) or if you were unable to go and are still interested in the topic, please see the list below.   Learn How Our CRU Core Lab Can Assist Researchers July 22, 2020 Neal Fedarko, PhD Dr. Fedarko discussed the types of assays are available to support research protocols and ways that we can make informed choices […]

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