a clinical research grant
Grant involves much more than just enrolling
patients into a study. There are many activities that
you, as the PI
financial assistance mechanism providing money, property, or both to an eligible entity to carry out an approved project or activity. A grant is used whenever the NIH
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
the United State's medical research agency, a federal government agency composed of diverse Institutes and Centers
that conduct and support biomedical and behavioral research. NIH Homepage
Institute or Center anticipates no substantial programmatic involvement with the recipient during performance of the financially assisted activities.
Principal Investigator (PI) , are responsible to do. You are expected
to submit on-going reports (to your IRB
a qualified person designated by an applicant institution to direct a research project or program, oversee scientific and technical aspects of a grant and the day-to-day management of the research.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) and NHLBI
a board or committee designated by an institution to ensure the protection of rights and welfare of human research subjects and reporting to the Office for Human Research Protection (OHRP). IRBs make ongoing independent determinations to approve, require modifications in, or disapprove research protocols based on whether human subjects are adequately protected. Also known as Research Ethics Boards (REB) or Ethics Committee (EC).
National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI) ), monitor
subjects and study progress, budget and key personnel and
communicate with many parties related to your project. This
section will help you to better understand which activities
are involved in managing your clinical research grant and
will answer the following questions:
a NIH Institute that provides leadership for a national program in diseases of the heart, lung, and blood as well as blood resources, sleep disorders and the Woman's Health Initiative. NHLBI Homepage
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