NIH and FDA release clinical trials protocol template

  NIH and FDA develop and release a clinical trials protocol template.  NIH and FDA collaborated with the research community to develop a common Phase 2 and Phase 3 IND/IDE clinical trial protocol template. The goal is to support investigators and speed up FDA review of NIH clinical trials. The document is consistent with International Council for Harmonisation E6 (R2) Good Clinical Practice Guidance. At … Continue reading NIH and FDA release clinical trials protocol template

Heart Symposium

The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research hosts nationally and internationally known speakers for heart symposium! Heart failure is a complex clinical syndrome in which the heart function is impaired to the point that the patient becomes limited by shortness of breath and fatigue. On May 20, cardiologist experts in advanced heart failure management and specialists in pulmonary hypertension came together at VCU for … Continue reading Heart Symposium

VCU joins the TriNetX Health Research Network

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 24, 2017 – Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) has joined the TriNetX health research network, which is comprised of healthcare organizations representing over 84 million patients globally, biopharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations (CROs) who are working together to improve protocol design, site selection, patient recruitment, and collaborative research across a range of therapeutic areas and development stages.  As a member, VCU will … Continue reading VCU joins the TriNetX Health Research Network

International Clinical Trials Day!

The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research sponsored the International Clinical Trials Day event on May 19th at the VCU Gateway Building. Visitors, patients, and staff learned about the history of clinical trials, how to navigate StudyFinder-the central point for enrolling in clinical trials, and discovered how research is changing patients lives!  “I have seen so many patients being positively impacted by Clinical trials … Continue reading International Clinical Trials Day!

PCORI Presentation

The Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research and VCU Center on Society and Health will host a presentation for researchers and community partners interested in patient-centered outcomes research.   May 11, 2017 PCORI Funding to Address Community-Identified Needs  Larrick Center, Court End Ballroom 11 am- 1:30 pm  Drs. Emily Zimmerman and Steve Woolf, VCU Center on Society and Health, and Dr. Carlin Rafie, Virginia Tech, will discuss a new methodology … Continue reading PCORI Presentation

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 5

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit has hosted different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 5 challenge: What you do to make healthy eating fun? Tell us in the comments and … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 5

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 4

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit has hosted different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 5 challenge: Post a comment about your favorite superfoods and let us know how your … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 4

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 3

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit will host different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 3 challenge: Try using household items like cans or bags of rice as … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 3

National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 2

The theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month® is “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” which serves as a reminder that each one of us holds the tools to make healthier food choices. During this month, the VCU Wright CCTR’s Clinical Research Services (CRS)’s Bionutrition Unit will host different activities to increase nutrition awareness. Week 2 challenge: Spend 5 minutes practicing one or two yoga poses and take a … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® Challenge – Week 2

VCU Joins TriNetX Network – Demonstration and Training Session 3/14

The C. Kenneth and Dianne Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research (Wright CCTR) is proud to announce that VCU has joined the TriNetX network. The Wright CCTR, along with TriNetX, will be providing a researcher-oriented training session on Tuesday, March 14 to demonstrate how TriNetX can help VCU researchers in the following key areas: Attract more industry-sponsored trials Collaborate with peer institutions Research your own … Continue reading VCU Joins TriNetX Network – Demonstration and Training Session 3/14