NIH Spending clinical trials

NIH Spending clinical trials

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has supported data collection from NHLBI-funded awardees for numerous clinical trials and epidemiologic studies. Data from these well-characterized studies constitute an important scientific resource…

NIH clinical trials on MDS

NIH clinical trials on MDS

Clinical research—to advance diagnostics and to develop better treatments—requires patients, but one big challenge in a rare disease such as is patient recruitment. If patients don’t agree to be “on protocol”, or if only a few enroll, clinical trials…

NIH clinical Trial Planning Grant Program

NIH clinical Trial Planning Grant Program

The NIH Clinical Trial Planning Grant Program (R34) supports development of Phase clinical trials. This program supports establishment of the research team, development of tools for data management and research oversight definition of recruitment strategies…

NIH clinical trials and publication bias

NIH clinical trials and publication bias

J Can Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. Feb 2014; 23(1): 7. Abel Ickowicz, Co-Editor Recently, a hallway conversation with an esteemed colleague caught my attention. Being pondered was the fact that relative to the literature on psychotherapy for adult persons…

NIH R21 clinical trials

NIH R21 clinical trials

The R21 grant mechanism is intended to encourage exploratory/developmental research by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of project development. The NIH has standardized the Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21) application characteristics…

NIHR clinical trials Toolkit

NIHR clinical trials Toolkit

The Clinical Trials Toolkit is an interactive colour-coded routemap to help navigate through the legal and good practice arrangements surrounding setting up and managing a Clinical Trial of a Medicinal Product (CTIMP). The routemap distinguishes between…

NIH NCI clinical trials

NIH NCI clinical trials

A pilot trial to assess whether assigning treatment based on specific gene mutations can provide benefit to patients with metastatic solid tumors is being launched this month by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health…

NIH clinical Drug trials

NIH clinical Drug trials

If you are in the process of learning about clinical trials or are considering participating in one, you may be interested in looking at Partners in Research (235 KB), which describes the role of a patient in clinical research. In addition, we encourage…

NIH weight loss clinical trials

NIH weight loss clinical trials

Obese adults who received weight loss coaching via phone, Web, and email contact, as well as support from their primary care providers often lost a significant amount of weight—5 percent or more of their starting body weight—and kept it off for two years…

NIH Definition of clinical trials Phases

NIH Definition of clinical trials Phases

1. What are clinical trials and why do people participate? Clinical trials are part of and at the heart of all medical advances. Clinical trials look at new ways to prevent, detect, or treat disease. Treatments might be new drugs or new combinations of…