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Biomedical researchers are struggling these days to fuel scientific pursuits. Cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget are squeezing many investigators, particularly those early in their careers. Other endowments and funding sources are turning away large numbers of highly-qualified applicants. These mounting challenges persuaded...

Most REDCap users do not conduct their own statistical analysis, instead asking a professional statistician to do it for them. Since HIPAA rules prohibit sending data with personal health information via unencrypted email, a challenge arises in deciding how to get your statistician access to the...

A long-time interest in T cells made immunotherapy research a natural fit for Dr. Rebecca Gardner when she decided to pursue a career in pediatric oncology. Her latest study, Pediatric Leukemia Adoptive Therapy, or PLAT, combines these interests to bring new treatments to pediatric and...

Advances in smartphone technology have led to a proliferation of mobile health applications, but researchers are only starting to test how they can best be used to improve health care. One University of Washington investigator is seeking to change this reality by looking at how...

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences announced today the acceptance of 12 University of Washington students into its yearlong TL1 Multidisciplinary Pre-doctoral Clinical Research Training Program. The TL1 program, which is available to UW pre-doctoral students across all health professions, provides a unique cohort-based training...

New findings from the Institute of Translational Health Sciences study, “Attitudes About the Ethics of Research on Medical Practices (ROMP),” have added the voice of potential research participants to the ongoing debate about the informed consent process in studies where the lines between research and...

Most REDCap users do not like to send large numbers of survey invitations linked to their own email address due to the amount of out of office messages and other automated responses that then fill their inbox. Using a general study or departmental email address...

The recently published research of Dr. Nathan White has received substantial media attention due to its potentially life-saving applications for trauma patients. Dr. White and his UW research team developed an engineered hemostatic polymer (PolySTAT) that circulates harmlessly in the blood, identifies wound areas, and...

Mistakes happen, and data entry is unfortunately no exception to this rule. REDCap recognizes that mistakes will occur, but also has built in a number of protections to prevent accidental deletions of individual records. You can, however, complete the following steps if you want to override that...

Our next Clinical Research Education Series (CRES) will cover the topic, "Exploring Conflict of Interest."  The event will take place Thursday, March 26, 2015, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Seattle Children's Research Institute in downtown Seattle. Doug Diekema, MD, MPH, of Seattle Children's will broaden...

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