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Community Partners in Research Pilot Project Grants

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences is pleased to announce the availability of up to six small pilot research grants of $13,000 each to support community- and clinical practice-based research. These grants are intended to foster collaboration between academic investigators and tribes or American Indian or...

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Collaborative Approach Tackles Challenging Research Bioethics Cases

Academic medical researchers traditionally relied on institutional review boards (IRBs) to provide guidance on bioethical issues in their studies. However, IRBs typically give guidance only during the pre-study regulatory review, whereas many researchers need advice on ethical challenges encountered while actually conducting the research. To address...

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Rising Stars

New Translational Research Scholars Program Targets Promising Early-Stage Investigators

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences announced today the launch of the TRSP, a new career-development program for promising early-stage investigators. This program offers two years of high-quality, targeted, and structured career development for investigators from across the five-state WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and...

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CRC Blood Draw

What’s New with the ITHS CRC: Fall, 2014

The University of Washington Clinical Research Center (CRC) is a resource within the Institute of Translational Health Sciences that provides clinical research space and support for investigators conducting research with human subjects. The goal of this update is to provide the local research community with...

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10 Tips to Improve Study Recruitment and Retention

What Works: 10 Tips to Improve Study Recruitment and Retention

Meeting clinical research enrollment goals involves deliberate planning, creativity, and hard work. Mike Donahue and Laura Ferrara, ITHS Research Coordinators, offer the following strategies for meeting study recruitment and retention goals: Research recruitment is marketing. Match the recruitment strategy and target tools to your population. Plan a...

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