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Best Practices Session – Supporting Precision Medicine – March 30

March 30, 2015, 1:30-2:30 p.m. (ET) Using Biospecimens and Related Data in Clinical Research and Molecular Studies to Support Precision Medicine Speakers: Kristin Newby, MD, and Diane Uzarski, DNP, MPH, RN Join WebEx meeting here: https://dukemed.webex.com/dukemed/j.php?MTID=mfdea41b0c27ca70d4994943b4d70f282 Meeting number: 730 602 617 Meeting password: 1234 Join by phone 1-855-244-8681 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada) 1-650-479-3207 Call-in toll … Continue reading Best Practices Session – Supporting Precision Medicine – March 30

Patient-focused drug development moves into the mainstream

Posted March 16, 2015, Applied Clinical Trials Building on the experience gained from FDA meetings soliciting patient perspectives, sponsors are now querying patient groups to help define the key goals of clinical studies, while the FDA is bringing in patients to consult with review divisions and to join FDA-sponsor meetings to help shape research studies … Continue reading Patient-focused drug development moves into the mainstream

PCORnet Board Meeting – March 24

During its meeting on Tuesday, March 24, the PCORI Board of Governors will consider approval of a third PCORnet demonstration study topic focused on engaging health system leaders in PCORnet. All PCORI Board meetings are open to the public. This meeting will be a held via teleconference/webinar with no public comment period. Tuesday, March 24, … Continue reading PCORnet Board Meeting – March 24

Informational PCORnet “Town Hall” for demonstration project applicants – March 23

PCORnet is hosting an informational webinar on Monday, March 23, to guide applicants submitting proposals to our second PCORnet demonstration project, the Obesity Observational Research Initiative. This funding opportunity is open specifically to research teams affiliated with the PCORnet partner networks and is designed to test the network’s research capacity. Register for the Applicant Town … Continue reading Informational PCORnet “Town Hall” for demonstration project applicants – March 23

Rare Disease Day – February 28

Rare Disease Day is a way to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. The campaign targets primarily the general public and also seeks to educate policy makers, public authorities, industry representatives, researchers, health professionals and anyone who has a genuine interest in rare diseases. … Continue reading Rare Disease Day – February 28

Call for Abstracts: NIH Science of Team Science 2015 Conference

Call for Abstracts Submission Deadline:  February 12, 2015 NIH Science of Team Science (SciTS) 2015 Conference June 2-5, 2015 NIH Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda MD The NIH Science of Team Science (SciTS) 2015 Conference will be held June 2-5, 2015, at the National Institutes of Health main campus in Bethesda, Maryland. SciTS is a rapidly growing … Continue reading Call for Abstracts: NIH Science of Team Science 2015 Conference

Getting to Know PCORI: From Application to Closeout – February 19-20

Getting to Know PCORI: From Application to Closeout February 19-20, 2015 Sheraton North Houston at George Bush Intercontinental 15700 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Houston, TX 77032 PCORI is hosting a free two-day interactive workshop to provide applicants with the tools and strategies to develop that winning application. This interactive workshop—led by our expert staff—will offer … Continue reading Getting to Know PCORI: From Application to Closeout – February 19-20

Resource Center Office Hours: February 18 – Olivier Bodenreider, MD, PhD

Web Conference Meeting Info: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 Time: 12:00-1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time Hosted by the PCORnet DSSNI Task Force Agenda: Introduction by Lesley Curtis, PhD, DSSNI Task Force Co-lead Presentation by Olivier Bodenreider, MD, PhD, National Library of Medicine: Overview of RxNorm: Terminology, applications, and tools Facilitated Discussion (moderated by Lesley Curtis and … Continue reading Resource Center Office Hours: February 18 – Olivier Bodenreider, MD, PhD