Tag Archive: Clinical Research

Peninsula Regional Medical Center


Peninsula Regional Medical Center (PRMC) in Salisbury, Maryland offers the widest array of specialty and subspecialty services on the Delmarva Peninsula. At 275 acute care beds, PRMC is the region’s largest, most advanced tertiary care facility, and has been meeting the healthcare needs of Delmarva Peninsula residents since 1897. Its 3,300 physicians, staff and volunteers provide safe, compassionate and affordable care designed to exceed the expectations of the nearly 500,000 patients who rely on the Medical Center team each year for inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic, subacute and emergency/trauma services. It is the region’s oldest healthcare institution with the most experienced team […]

Inova Health System


The addition of Inova Health System of Northern Virginia and its five major hospitals provides yet another strength to the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network in terms of established research programs, patient population and specialty collaborations, especially in the area of pediatrics, neurosciences, cardiovascular, oncology and genomics medicine. Dr. John E. Niederhuber, Inova’s EVP and CEO of the Inova Translational Medicine Institute and Professor of Oncology and Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, is co-director of the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network and sits on the Executive Committee of the JHCRN. Dr. Niederhuber was formerly Director of […]

For Sponsors


The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network offers industry a unique opportunity to conduct clinical research studies in the Mid Atlantic U.S. region. The following Frequently Asked Questions are intended to provide information for sponsors. 1. What is the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN)? The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network is a regional translational research organization linking a preeminent academic medical center with a diverse network of community-based health care delivery systems. We collaborate with both the private and public sector to more rapidly and cost effectively expedite scientific discovery through clinical trials and comparative effectiveness research to improve the […]

Research Coordinator Clinical Trainings


The ICTR has secured training  modules for the most common training needs and provides competency checklists for each skill in the content below. If you have questions please review the FAQ. If your research group does not have the resources to provide clinical skill training and skills check off, this is available on a first come first serve basis through the Clinical Research Units. *To view myLearning courses, first login to myJHU, then click on the appropriate link. Phlebotomy myLearning Course- JHH Nursing Phlebotomy Overview Height and Weight Download Competency Checklist Height and Weight Training Guide Specimen Collection: Midstream (Clean-Voided) […]

Science: Out of the Box


Why is cancer so hard to treat—and what new strategies are researchers considering? What do cells do when their DNA gets tangled up? How do brain cells build connections to each other? Our researchers use toys to help answer these and other questions in the video series Science: Out of the Box.   Immunotherapy and Antibodies | Slaying Lung Cancer Medical oncologist Julie Brahmer, M.D., explains how immunotherapy works as a tool in treating lung cancer. Using toys and finger paints, she demonstrates how the immune system attacks cancer cells. Dr. Brahmer discusses why immunotherapy is a promising new treatment […]

Behavioral, Social and Systems Science


The Behavioral, Social, and Systems Science community is lead by co-leaders Felicia Hill-Briggs and Jill Marsteller. The Behavioral, Social, and Systems Science (BSSS) community is designed to create an academic home and collaborative community for diverse scientists from across Johns Hopkins University who are conducting research in the areas of health and behavior, biopsychosocial interactions, social and cultural factors in health, health systems and health services, health IT, and methodologies. The BSSS Community serves as a catalyst to stimulate highly innovative researchers and research programs that expand the translation and dissemination of this research, and facilitate new methodologies for solving […]

Epic Star Data Warehouse


The Star Data Warehouse is an analytical healthcare database that brings together Epic and non-Epic data, such as patient satisfaction information, in one simplified reporting database to vastly improve query ease and efficiency of data extraction for a key subset of data in Epic. To learn more about the Star Data Warehouse implementation at Johns Hopkins Medicine, please visit the the JHM SDW website. Please note, this is an internal website, visible only on the Hopkins network. Benefits Epic and non-Epic data in one place. Information from outside of Epic next to Epic data can be used to create reports […]

Clinical Research Management System (CRMS)


CRMS is a web-based tool designed to organize and streamline clinical research management designed to improve communication among study team members.  CRMS has the following main features: Protocol information from eIRB2 Registry of study participants Management of study accruals Consent tracking Secure location for study-related documents Pre-configured and adhoc reports Multiple interfaces with Epic, including sending data to Epic about the study and the study participants CRMS must be used by studies which could result in a patient bill. It may also be used by retrospective studies to define the study cohort in order to facilitate data extraction from Epic […]

Information for Investigators


Welcome Investigators Capitalize on a dynamic community of investigators, institutional collaborations, rapid access to industry-sponsored studies, and a diverse patient population.  The JHCRN is positioned to help you conduct studies, identify new research opportunities, and facilitate academic-community hospital collaborations. Johns Hopkins University faculty interested in expanding their study outside of Hopkins to the JHCRN is encouraged to contact Dr. Adrian Dobs at adobs@jhmi.edu, or jhcrn@jhmi.edu to discuss how the network can assist Investigators with a letter of support and study conduct. Once an Investigator decides to pursue collaboration with the network, a Network Coordinator will be assigned to the Investigator […]

Operant Performance Measures


State-of-the-art Operant Performance Measures are available to investigators through the NBRU at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Direct observation of behavior, conducted in areas that simulate naturalistic settings, is accomplished by the use of computers with accompanying customized software that allows for the simultaneous recording of up to twenty behaviors for real time analysis, including conditional probability calculations.

Research Participant Advocacy


The Research Participant Advocacy Program offers consulting expertise on human subjects and regulatory issues, IRB applications, the informed consent process, study feasibility and good clinical practice (GCP). Our advocates serve as a resource to research teams and research participants by reviewing applications to the Clinical Research Unit to assure high standards for human subjects protections. Contact our team to review consent forms, protocol or data and safety monitoring plans. Advocates are available to provide: Information on how to administer the best consent Help with Good Clinical Practice (GCP’s) Assistance on how to report an unanticipated study event Guidance with assembling […]