More information about the changes coming to NIH applications

As you are likely aware, big changes are coming to NIH applications, and the critical deadline of January 25, 2018 is fast approaching. That's when the new Forms E go into effect. These changes...

Coming Changes to NIH Clinical Trials and How They Affect Your Research

Beginning in 2018, NIH is changing the definition of a clinical trial—expanding it beyond its current scope. If you work with human subjects, your research may be affected, including the indirect...

New federal policies issued on clinical trials

The NIH is the largest funder of clinical trials in the U.S., investing over $3 billion each year. Standards for scientific rigor and ethical oversight must be exceptionally high because the health...

New scientific review requirement for some clinical research studies

Concerns have been raised that some human subject scientific protocols that do not receive external peer review have limitations that slow their progress through the IRB.  As the IRB is charged with...

Proposed changes to “Common Rule” now open for comment

In September of this year, the Department of Health and Human Services published proposed changes to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, most often referred to as the Common...

Who’s new at OHSU? Khaled Tolba, M.D.

Khaled Tolba, M.D., is an assistant professor of medical oncology, division of hematology-oncology and has been at OHSU since January. His research focuses on developmental therapeutics and early...