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Monday, January 22, 2018


Clinical Trials
Grant Information and Courses


National Institutes of Health

Information on the different types of grants offered by the NIH can be found at the following web address: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/funding/funding_program.htm


The NIH Clinical Trial Grant Program (R34): This program provides support for the development of Phase III clinical trials. Information on the R34 grant program can be found at the following web address: http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/funding/r34.htm


American College of Surgeons

The Surgical Research Committee of the American College of Surgeons sponsors the following courses and conferences for clinical trials investigators:
Contact Person: ACS Staff Contact Mary Fitzgerald, American College of Surgeons, Continuous Quality Improvement, 633 North Saint Clair St., Chicago, IL 60611; Phone 312-202-5319; Fax 312-202-5011; E-Mail: mfitzgerald@facs.org

Clinical Trials Methods Course
For more information go to: http://www.facs.org/cqi/src/clintrial.html

Outcomes Research Course is offered biennially. The next course will be offered in November 2012. For more information go to: http://www.facs.org/cqi/src/outcomesres.html

The next Young Surgical Investigators Conference will be in 2012 or 2013
For more information go to: http://www.facs.org/cqi/src/surginvconf.html


American Association of Neurological Surgeons

The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF) of the AANS provide funding for neurosurgical studies. Further information on NREF Fellowship and Award opportunities can be found at: http://www.aans.org/research/fellowship or by contacting The Development Coordinator, at (847) 378-0500 ext. 535 or nref@aans.org

2012 Research Fellowship Application
2012 Young Clinician Investigator Award
NREF/Spine and Peripheral Nerve Section Young Clinician Investigator Award


Congress of Neurological Surgeons

The CNS provides a list of grants, awards and fellowships which can be found at: http://w3.cns.org/education/grants2.asp

Ad Hoc Committee for the Enhancement of Neurosurgical Research (CERN)
Additional resources on grantsmanship and mentoring can be found at: http://w3.cns.org/education/cenr2.asp


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