What kind of services can the Translational Technologies and Resources (TTR) component provide?
The TTR is composed of multiple core laboratories at Georgetown University, Howard University, Medstar, the Veterans Administration, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory that offer an extraordinarily wide range of expertise. For more detailed information click here. Read More
What are some helpful resources for learning about community-based participatory research?
A commonly used definition from the W.K. Kellog Foundation describes community-based participatory research (CBPR) as a collaborative approach to research that equitably involves all partners in the research process and recognizes the unique strengths that each brings. CBPR begins with a... Read More
What is an Informed Consent?
Informed consent is the process of learning the key facts about a clinical trial before deciding whether or not to participate. It is also a continuing process throughout the study to provide information for participants. To help someone decide whether or not to participate, the doctors and nurses... Read More
What is the GHUCCTS- Pilot and Collaborative Studies Program (GHUCCTS-PCSP)?
The mission of GHUCCTS and the national Clinical Translational Science Award (CTSA) programs includes promotion of interdisciplinary research that will translate basic findings into clinical applications and clinical research findings into community use in order to improve human health. ... Read More
I would like to conduct research with the Practice-Based Research Network (PBRNs). How do I get started?
If you wish to conduct research within any of the Practice-Based Research Networks (PBRNs), you will need to complete and submit an application form along with a concept paper/proposal which will provide in-depth discussion about your topic of interest. Click here to contact one of our... Read More
Is the KL2 award transferrable to another institution?
Unfortunately not, KL2 awards are linked to funding institutions and are not transferrable. Read More
When is the application deadline for the 2013 SOAR program?
The 2013 application deadline for the SOAR program is January 31, 2013. Read More
How many KL2 Scholars are appointed each year?
We expect to appoint at least two KL2 Scholars each year; appointments are based upon funding availability and will be reviewed each year. Read More
Can candidates applying for a GHUCCTS KL2 appointment also apply for additional mentored K awards (i.e., K08 or K23)?
Appointed KL2 scholars (those awarded KL2 funding) may subsequently apply for K08, K01, or K23 support. If they are successful, they then move from one mechanism to the other. In conversations with NCRR program officials they have made it clear that the goal is to have KL2 awardees... Read More
Do I need to include an NIH biosketch in my KL2 Application Packet for each mentor?
Yes. You must use the current version of an NIH Biosketch for each mentor; it must be in the new NIH format which includes a narrative section. You can find the latest version of the NIH biosketch at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/biosketch.pdf. Read More