Tag Archive: Collaborations

Drugs, Biologics, Vaccines and Devices


The Drugs, Biologics, Vaccines, and Devices community is lead by co-leaders Barbara Slusher and Clifford Weiss. The mission of the Drugs/Vaccines/Biologics/Devices Translational Research Community (TRC) is to stimulate highly innovative researchers and research programs that translate laboratory findings into new drug, device, or biologic therapeutics for human disease. We have been working to establish a vibrant and collaborative translational community for scientists across the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine, Public Health, Nursing, Engineering, and Arts and Sciences who are conducting research in these areas. The goals of the Drugs/Vaccines/Biologics/Devices TRC are to: Identify, support and enhance institutional capacity within the … Continue reading

Translational Research Communities (TRC)


In 2014, the ICTR created three Translational Research Communities (TRCs): Drugs, Biologics, Vaccines, and Devices Co-Leaders Barbara Slusher and Clifford Weiss Biomarkers and Diagnostic Tests Co-Leaders Martin Pomper and Elizabeth Selvin Behavioral, Social, and Systems Science Co-Leaders Felicia Hill-Briggs and Jill Marsteller The goals of these communities are to: Stimulate discovery that impacts health Engage and employ the wide range of ICTR resources and program areas, for example study design, biostatistics, pilot project funding, and the CRUs. Improve the quality, innovation and impact of Johns Hopkins University (JHU) translational research Improve research impact through early partnering with stakeholders and the community … Continue reading

Data Managers Interest Group


Data managers are an integral part of most research teams, and their services have a profound impact on the quality and efficiency of the research process. The goal of this group, formed at the recommendation of the ICTR Data Management Advisory Board, is to create an environment where data managers from throughout Johns Hopkins can meet to share expertise and discuss the challenges of their unique roles in the research enterprise. If you wish to subscribe to the Data Managers Interest Group listserv, click on the link below and select ‘Subscribe’ from the menu on the left side of the … Continue reading

JHCRN Network Coordinators


Each member institution has a designated Network Coordinator, who acts as a primary liaison between JHU and that institution. The Coordinator facilitates the identification, prioritization, and implementation of clinical trials jointly approved by investigators at JHU and the network site. Network coordinators may be contacted for more information on the JHCRN. Sandra Schaefer, BSN, RN, OCN Inova Heath System sschaef5@jhmi.edu 410-209-7385 Melissa Gerstenhaber, RN, MAS, MSN, CCRC Anne Arundel Health System mgerste1@jhmi.edu 443-890-3503 Lynne Armiger, MSN, CRNP Peninsula Regional Medical Center lynne.armiger@jhmi.edu 443-827-1444 Jackie Lobien, RN BSN Capital Region Research – CAPRES jlobien@jhmi.edu 301-896-3122 Mary Ellen (Ellie) Alderfer, MSN Reading … Continue reading

Leadership


Johns Hopkins Leadership Adrian S. Dobs, MD, MHS Network Director John E. Niederhuber, MD Network Co-Director Channing Paller, MD (Oncology) Associate Program Director Jim Potter, BS (Informatics) Associate Program Director Romsai Tony Boonyasai, MD, MPH, FACP (Population Health) Associate Program Director Janet L. Mighty, BS Pharm, MBA Pharmacy Support Services Sandra Schaefer, BSN, RN, OCN (INOVA) Network Coordinator Melissa Gerstenhaber, RN, MAS, MSN, CCRC (AAMC) Network Coordinator Mary Ellen Alderfer, MSN (RHS) Network Coordinator Jackie Lobien, RN, BSN (CAPRES) Network Coordinator Robyn Hinke Administrative Coordinator   Anne Arundel Leadership Barry Meisenberg, MD Medical Director, Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Cancer Institute Chair … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Advantages of the JHCRN


The JHCRN provides a unique collaborative research infrastructure that enhances the flow of scientific information and expands the capacity to conduct clinical and translational research.  By providing an integrated approach, the network is positioned to foster research collaborations across the entire continuum of healthcare and to facilitate new research partnerships.  All members of the JHCRN have invested in Electronic Health Records, which facilitates access for patients and researchers alike. Single Principal Investigator: A Johns Hopkins University faculty member will function as the Principal Investigator (PI) of a network study.  A “Site Investigator” is designated at the non-Hopkins network sites.  The … Continue reading

Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program


“Advancing future leadership, excellence in clinical research through training and participation, creativity, scholarship and collaboration” This predoctoral (TL) training program allows the ICTR to provide training for students interested in pursuing a career in clinical and translational research (combined master and doctoral degrees with MD or nursing degree). This program is a collaborative effort of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public, the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, and the Johns Hopkins University Center for BioEngineering Innovation & Design. Click the links below to learn more: