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Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS)LEAF - User friendly self-service interface to scan data sets and generate reports which can provide essential information throughout the clinical research process. Tools like this help investigators understand the clinical landscape within which they are working to better frame research questions and design clinical research that will meet recruitment goals.
NIHNIH ExPorter - Portfolio Online Reporting Tools
Center for Scientific Review (CSR) Peer Review Process
Your Grant Application Questions Answered
Top 100 NIH Peer Review Q&As
Clinical Research
Definition of a Clinical Trial
Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR) - This course is offered online at no cost. The course focuses on the spectrum of clinical research and the research process by highlighting biostatistical and epidemiologic methods, study design, protocol preparation, patient monitoring, quality assurance, ethical and legal issues, and much more.
Principles of Clinical Pharmacology - This course is an online lecture series covering the fundamentals of clinical pharmacology as a translational scientific discipline focused on rational drug development and utilization in therapeutics. The course focuses on the following core principles of pharmacology: pharmacokinetics; drug metabolism and transport; drug therapy in special populations; assessment of drug effects; drug discovery and development; pharmacogenomics and pharmacotherapy.