Research News July 2021

Research News

FDA’s Enforcement of Reporting – Now, more than ever, it is important for study teams to comply with the federal laws and regulations that requi​re registration and results reporting in Per Washington University’s policy​, it is the responsibility of Principal Investigators for any investigator-initiated applicable clinical trials to register, update and report results in the database in a timely fashion (see

Necessary Elements in the Fundamentals of Human Research – This 6 session course provides an introduction to the conduct of human research.  Registration is now open!  (See Necessary Elements)

Chemical and Unwanted Material Management Reminders – As research continues to ramp up to pre-COVID levels, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) has observed an increase in issues associated with chemical and unwanted material management (see EH&S Reminders).

Working Alone in Research Laboratories – Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) has created Guidelines for Working Alone in Research Laboratories to assist researchers in recognizing, assessing and minimizing the risks associated with working alone in laboratories (see Working Alone).

Now Accepting Fall Applications for Master of Science in Applied Health Behavior Research (AHBR)!  (See AHBR)

Have you ever thought about taking your research to market?  The goal of ICTS Precision Medicine Thursdays at Venture Café is to connect and facilitate interactions between ICTS investigators, entrepreneurs, investors, biotech companies and the St. Louis community to share insights and ideas in molecular medicine, health technology, diagnostics, and interventions, with an emphasis on taking findings from the research setting to market. The ICTS hosts a session on the third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m., currently virtually, and previously in the Cortex district accompanied by food/drinks (see ICTS).

Research Monitor’s Access in MyDay – All Research Monitors must complete “HIPAA Training for Research Monitors.”  For further instructions (see HIPAA Training). 

TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program – Call for Applications.  The goal of the of the TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program (TSPP) is to demystify the process of commercialization of new technology/translational discoveries by learning how to move projects to the next stage of commercialization and how to establish value-creating milestones, costs, and timelines (see TSPP).

Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) – Fall 2021 Registration
Fall 2021 registration is now underway for the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation courses offered through the Clinical Research Training Center (see MSCI).

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1) has been issued.  The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due on or after October 4, 2021 (see NSF).

Research News
Research News – July 2019

Mentorship Training STEM Postdocs – Tuesday, July 23 & Wednesday, July 24 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Danforth University Center, Room 239 As postdocs, you are in a unique position where you are navigating a more complex relationship with your primary faculty mentor and providing mentorship to others in your …

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Research News – June 2019

Amanda Cashen, MD has accepted the position of IRB Executive Chair for Washington University. Amanda previously served as the Interim IRB Executive Chair following Dr. Jonathan Green’s departure this past October Click here for more information Siteman Cancer Center Protocol Review and Monitoring Committee – Updated Polices & Procedures Click …

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Research News – May 2019

Applied Health Behavior Research Courses – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER! Click here for more information Systems Science for Social Impact Summer Training Institute – Applications are open for the 1st annual Systems Science for Social Impact Summer Training Institute, to be held at the Brown School at Washington University …