Tag Archive: Clinical Research

Partnerships


The ICTR understands the importance of working with the local community to share and disseminate clinical research findings. We strive to build and maintain relationships with those that have a common goal. This is a working list of current and potential Johns Hopkins University community partners in Baltimore City, inclusive of student, staff and faculty participation in programs or organizations. Internal Johns Hopkins University Community Partners AIDS Clinical Trials Group Network https://actgnetwork.org/site/johns-hopkins-university-crs AIDS Education and Training Center https://aidsetc.org/aetc-program/johns-hopkins-university Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center http://www.alzresearch.org/ Bayview Community Relations Office https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/johns_hopkins_bayview/community_services/community_relations/ Bayview List of Community Partners https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/johns_hopkins_bayview/community_services/services/ JH Black Faculty Staff Association (BFSA) … Continue reading

ICTR in the News: 3D Imaging and Computer Modeling Capture Breast Duct Development


The following article profiles work performed by ICTR researcher Andrew Ewald, Ph.D., professor of cell biology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center. Working with hundreds of time-lapse videos of mouse tissue, a team of biologists joined up with civil engineers to create what is believed to be the first 3D computer model to show precisely how the tiny tubes that funnel milk through the breasts of mammals form. A report on the model was published April 9 in Developmental Cell. The model employed science and engineering principles commonly … Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: Johns Hopkins & Kaiser Permanente Research Collaboration Grant


The Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine Research Collaboration Committee is actively requesting research proposals to foster collaborative research between the two institutions and address complex and intriguing healthcare and clinical questions vexing our health systems.  Specifically, they are looking for research proposals that are aligned with both organizations’ strategies and present opportunities to prove the synergy of the Kaiser Permanente/Johns Hopkins collaboration.  The hope is to identify and fund proposals that accomplish seminal research utilizing the unique capabilities that only two such organizations as Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins have. Broadly, the goal is to support collaborative epidemiologic, health services … Continue reading

Celebrate Clinical Trials Day, Monday May 21


The Association of Clinical Research Professionals each Clinical Trials Day helps raise clinical trial awareness and honors clinical research professionals by recognizing their contributions to public health and medical progress. Clinical Trials Day is celebrated around the world each May to recognize the day that James Lind started what is often considered the first randomized clinical trial aboard a ship on May 20, 1747. HERE’S THE STORY* May 1747. The HMS Salisbury of Britain’s Royal Navy fleet patrols the English Channel at a time when scurvy is thought to have killed more British seamen than French and Spanish arms. Aboard … Continue reading

Drug Screening, Development & Analysis Units


The Drug Screening Library Unit maintains, distributes, and screens drug library (FDA approved) compounds.  This unit is ideal for re-purposing licensed drugs by screening activity against new targets. For more information, contact: Jun Liu, PhD Lab Leader 410-955-4619 | joliu@jhmi.edu The Drug Development Unit provides: Consultative support for early phase clinical drug development Protocol design and data analysis support Early phase clinical study support For more information, contact: Craig Hendrix, MD Lab Leader 410-955-9707 | chendrix@jhmi.edu The Drug Analysis Unit provides support for drug development activities to faculty and to solicit use by faculty of Core expertise and facilities. Activities include consultative … Continue reading

Community Involvement


We recognize the importance of engaging people who live, work and serve in the Greater Baltimore-Washington DC area. We welcome community members to join our Community Research Advisory Council, participate in Community Outreach, become a research volunteer or attend one of our community events.  

Center for Clinical Trials Study Design Consulting Service


The ICTR provides members of the Johns Hopkins research community a consulting service on questions relating to study design and conduct of clinical trials, and meta-analysis of clinical trials. Faculty of the Center for Clinical Trials and Evidence Synthesis (CCTES) are available to meet with researchers to discuss their proposed research plan. Housed in the Department of Epidemiology in the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the interschool CCTES is dedicated to the promotion of clinical trials as a method of evaluation of treatments for health problems. The mission of the consulting service is to provide intellectual and methodological input into clinical … Continue reading

Research Participant Satisfaction Survey


In July 2016, the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research randomly selected 500 participants from the Clinical Research Management Services list to receive a survey by email if they were involved in a research study at Johns Hopkins within the last 6 months. The survey, adapted from Kost et al Clin Trans Sci 2014 Dec;7(6):430-40, asked a variety questions, including why it is important for them to join a study, and to rate the care they received from the research team. The response rate was 34%. This survey will be administered semi-yearly. Survey Results February 2019 July 2018 January 2018 Sept … Continue reading

PaTH Network


PaTH is a Clinical Data Research Network comprised of Geisinger Health System, Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Health System, Penn State College of Medicine, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Temple Health System, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, the University of Pittsburgh, UPMC and UPMC Health Plan, the University of Utah, and University of Utah Health. By working together as one network, we’re able to learn from larger and more diverse populations than a single health care system could. Further, we work directly with patients, care providers, and the larger health care community to better understand … Continue reading

ICTR in the News: 2017 Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Awards


Congratulations to the Recipients Announced for 2017 Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Awards, including ICTR researchers Raquel Greer, MD, MHS; Jin Hui Joo, MD, MA; and Julie Paik, MD, MHS. The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is proud to announce the selection of four promising young faculty members as the first cohort of Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award recipients. This award will provide financial and mentoring resources for one to two years to junior physician scientists who are working to have a productive career while also facing significant extraprofessional caregiving demands. The awardees are: Raquel Greer, MD, MHS: Assistant Professor; … Continue reading

Service Request: Clinical Research Unit (CRU) Online


All investigators must submit an application to a Johns Hopkins Institutional Review Board (IRB) before beginning their ICTR Clinical Research Units (CRUs) application. There are two ways to submit an application to the ICTR Clinical Research Units (CRUs)– one method applies if you are using the School of Medicine eIRB system, while the second applies if you have submitted to another Johns Hopkins IRB. Please read through the materials below. First method: For investigators who apply to the School of Medicine IRB through eIRB. Begin by submitting an IRB application via the eIRB. When completing your application, you MUST answer “Yes” to … Continue reading