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Changing Policies Impact NIH-funded Studies Involving Human Subjects

[from the NIH website]Message to NIH grant applicants/awardees, contractors, researchers and research administrators: If you are conducting NIH-funded research that involves human subjects, or are considering...

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Posted - Aug 22Read More

NIH Changes Appendix Policy for Clinical Trial Applications

On August 2, 2017, NIH released an updated policy eliminating appendix material related to clinical trials for applications submitted to the NIH, AHRQ or NIOSH for due dates on or after January 25, 2018.  The...

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Posted - Aug 8Read More

UK Partners with Community to Answer Environmental Health Questions Through New Research Center

The University of Kentucky was awarded a five-year, $7.4 million National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) grant to establish the UK Center for Appalachian Research in Environmental Sciences...

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Posted - Aug 7Read More

New Study Discovers "Killer Peptide" That Helps Eliminate Resistant Cancer Cells

A new study by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that when therapy-sensitive cancer cells die, they release a "killer peptide" that can eliminate therapy-resistant cells.Tumor...

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Posted - Aug 4Read More

RPPR FAQ Page Updated by NIH

NIH recently updated the RPPR FAQs page, specifically related to Final RPPRs.  Please review the FAQs here. 

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Posted - Aug 1Read More

NIH Clarifies Full Time Training for Research Service Awards

[From the NIH Website]Additional Guidance on ‘Full-Time Training’ for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service AwardsNotice Number: NOT-OD-17-095Key DatesRelease Date: July 24, 2017Related...

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Posted - Aug 1Read More

Subaward Assistance Provided by COM Sponsored Research Administrative Services

The total requests for new and amended subawards have steadily increased, per a recent update by Kim Carter, Executive Director, UK Office of Sponsored Projects Administration (OSPA).  With over 400 requests...

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Posted - Aug 1Read More

Matthew Gentry: Biofuels, Epilepsy and Science Advocacy

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis ThursdayIn May, it was my distinct pleasure to present Matthew Gentry with a University Research Professorship award. He was one of 16 faculty, selected by their own...

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Posted - Jul 26Read More

Updated F&A Rates Announced for Clinical Trials

Facilities and Administrative Cost (F&A) Rates F&A Rate for Industry-funded Clinical Trials Corresponding to the university’s new F&A (indirect) cost rate agreement effective July 1, 2017, F&A...

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Posted - Jul 25Read More

Li Named Director of Office of Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery

Dr. Jing Li has been named associate director of the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research and the new director of the Office of Value and Innovation in Healthcare Delivery (OVIHD). Li...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More

Physician-Pharmacist Teams Benefit Brain Health in Older Patients

New findings from University of Kentucky faculty published in Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy demonstrate the value of physician-pharmacist teams in providing elderly care.As people age, the number of...

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Posted - Jul 19Read More

Do You Have More Than One eRA Commons Account?

NIH is working to improve the accuracy and reliability of its eRA Commons data. As part of this process, they are reviewing accounts with the intent to maintain only one account per investigator. eRA Commons...

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Posted - Jul 18Read More

The People Behind Our Research: "You Have to Follow the Science Where it Takes You"

A peek at Matthew Gentry's professional profile reveals a long list of honors and awards.A National Science Foundation Faculty Career Development Award.A National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence...

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Posted - Jul 17Read More

Updated Fiscal Policies Released by NIH

NIH Fiscal Policy for Grant Awards - FY 2017Notice Number: NOT-OD-17-086 Key DatesRelease Date:  June 30, 2017Related AnnouncementsNOT-OD-17-049NOT-OD-17-048 NOT-OD-17-003NOT-OD-17-001Issued by National...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More

NIH Announces New Stipend Levels for Research Training Grants

[from the NIH website]Revision: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) Predoctoral Stipends, Training Related Expenses, Institutional Allowance, and Tuition/Fees Effective for Fiscal Year...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More

New F-RPPR Available on eRA Commons

As you may know, NIH has created a new module for the online completion and submission of Final Research Performance Progress Reports (F-RPPRs).  While the F-RPPR and Annual RPPRs are similar, one notable...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More