The International Clinical Studies Support Center (ICSSC) was created by DMID/NIAID to provide a wide range of support services to clinical investigators who are conducting international research funded by DMID. The ICSSC is housed at FHI 360, an organization with over 30 years experience conducting clinical research in more than 80 countries.
ICSSC training events, consultation, and assistance are available in a variety of areas including:
Who can request assistance?
Scientists funded by NIAID/DMID who are conducting research at foreign sites
How to request assistance:
Principal Investigators may submit a request for assistance online at this ICSSC website (www.icssc.org), or may request assistance through their Program Officers.
1-2 December 2016
Buenos Aires, Argentina
On behalf of the US National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), it is my pleasure to announce upcoming training in Research Ethics and Institutional Review Board (IRB) Operations, being held on Thursday-Friday,1-2 December 2016 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The training will be conducted in English.
Delegates will be nominated from institutions involved in research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US. This training is designed specifically for IRB and Ethics Committee (EC) members.
The training will cover basic principles behind the ethics regulations for research with human subjects, the role and responsibilities of IRBs as well as training in IRB administrative management. The two day training will incorporate lecture, group exercises, case studies, examples and practical templates.
Specific topics covered in the training include:
*This information is taken directly from NIAID email announcements
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