CDRO Virtual Resource "Room"

Table of Contents

  1. General Websites & Organizations
  2. Funding Sources
  3. Training and Career Development
  4. Registry of Clinical Trials
  5. Articles and Publications
  6. Webcasts/Podcasts
  7. Tips to getting started/Grant Writing Tutorials


General Websites & Organizations

UMass Medical School internal (intranet) Research page:  http://www.umassmed.edu/research/index.aspx
National Institutes of Health:  http://www.nih.gov/
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration:  http://www.samhsa.gov/
The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research:  http://www.ciscrp.org/index.html
Association of Clinical Research Professionals:  http://www.acrpnet.org/
Society of Clinical Research Associates:  http://www.socra.org/
National Center for Research Resources:  http://www.ncrr.nih.gov/clinical_research_resources/
Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality:  http://www.ahrq.gov
Association of Clinical Researchers and Educators:  http://www.acreonline.org/
Association of American Medical Colleges – Group for Research Advancement and Development (GRAND)http://www.aamc.org/members/grand/
American Federation for Medical Research:  http://www.afmr.org/
The American Society for Clinical Investigations:  http://www.the-asci.org/
National Science Foundation:  http://www.nsf.gov/

Funding Sources

NIH Funding Opportunities:  http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/index.html
National Science Foundation Funding Opportunities:  http://www.nsf.gov/funding/
Community of Science Funding Opportunities:  http://fundingopps.cos.com/
Grants.gov Funding Opportunities:  http://www.grants.gov/applicants/find_grant_opportunities.jsp
Foundation Center Funding Opportunities:  http://foundationcenter.org/

Training and Career Development

Time Management: http://www.ame.pitt.edu/documents/McNeil.pdf 
NIH Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education: http://www.cc.nih.gov/training/training/crt.html
Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Program:  http://www.clinicalresearchscholar.org/
NIH Research Training & Research Career Development:  http://grants.nih.gov/training/
Society for Neuroscience Mentoring Program http://www.sfn.org/index.aspx?pagename=WomeninNeuroscience_CWINMentoring

Registry of Clinical Trials

Lists federally and privately supported clinical trials conducted in the US and around the world: http://clinicaltrials.gov/

Articles and Publications

Link to read National Academies Press Publications on Clinical Research Topics:  http://search.nap.edu/nap-cgi/de.cgi?term=clinical+research
Regulation and guide books at a minimal price:  http://www.clinicalresearchresources.com/
Link to article “Developing a Mentorship Program for Clinical Researchers”
http://www.eric.ed.gov/ERICWebPortal/custom/portlets/recordDetails/detailmini.jsp?_nfpb=true&_&ERICExtSearch_SearchValue_0=EJ767058&ERICExtSearch_SearchType_0=no&accno=EJ767058
Link for book “Conducting Clinical Research – A practical Guide for Physicians, Nurses, Study Coordinators and Investigators”:  http://conductingclinicalresearch.com
The Journal of Clinical Investigation:  http://www.jci.org/
NIH Publications:  http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Publications

Webcasts/Podcasts

University of Massachusetts Medical School has arranged access for you to view The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection. The collection provides immediate access to over 1,100 online seminar style talks containing the latest research and developments as well as the fundamentals presented by many of the world’s leading experts including a number of Nobel Laureates. 
Talks related to your research, instruction and interests can be viewed at www.hstalks.com/access
You may be asked for a username and password which are: 
Username UMMS 
Password MEMBER 


Global Strategies for Clinical Research Information Webinars: http://www.bettermanagement.com/seminars/details.aspx?l=13852
Association of Clinical Research Professionals Webinars: http://www.acrpnet.org/MainMenuCategory/Education/webinars.aspx
Podcasts for life-sciences executives and other healthcare-service related professionals: http://www.pharmavoice.com/content/industryevents/podcasts.html
NIH video and podcasting:  http://videocast.nih.gov/
NIH Clinical Center podcasts:  http://www.cc.nih.gov/podcast/index.html
Medical University of South Carolina Podcast Library: http://www.muschealth.com/multimedia/Podcasts/index.aspx?type=topic&groupid=51
Podcast “Competing Successfully for Research Funding”
http://rgs.tamu.edu/news/research-quick-briefs-podcast-competing-successfully-for-research-funding

Tips to getting started/Grant Writing Tutorials

http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/grants/
http://foundationcenter.org/getstarted/tutorials/shortcourse/index.html
http://www.grantproposal.com/proposal.html
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/ep/Tutorial.html
http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ncn/clinical/researchanimals/tutorial/index.htm
http://www2.guidestar.org/rxa/news/articles/2006/grant-writing-101-resources-for-grant-writers.aspx?articleId=721
http://research.unc.edu/grantsource/proposal_writing.php
http://www.theresearchassistant.com/tutorial/index.asp