Presentation on theme: "International Bioethics Training & Research Opportunities from NIH Barbara Sina Ph.D."— Presentation transcript:
International Bioethics Training & Research Opportunities from NIH Barbara Sina Ph.D.
International Research Ethics Education & Curriculum Development Award Request for Applications for 2008 awards Request for Applications for 2008 awards Up to $250,0000 per year for 4 years Up to $250,0000 per year for 4 years 2 year planning grants for developing country applicants $25,000/year 2 year planning grants for developing country applicants $25,000/year NIH electronic grant submission & registration- start early! NIH electronic grant submission & registration- start early! Encourage programs focused on Franco- & Lusophone Africa, India, China, Thailand, Latin America, Russia & E. Europe Encourage programs focused on Franco- & Lusophone Africa, India, China, Thailand, Latin America, Russia & E. Europe
International Research Ethics Training Program Objectives Develop relevant curriculum Develop relevant curriculum Train developing country professionals Train developing country professionals Didactic knowledge- masters level Didactic knowledge- masters level Practical skills Practical skills Design courses/teach Design courses/teach Run IRBs/review research protocols Run IRBs/review research protocols Conduct ethics research Conduct ethics research Write guidelines, papers Write guidelines, papers
Typical Training Model 1 or 2 year masters or certificate 1 or 2 year masters or certificate Foundational philosophy & bioethics Foundational philosophy & bioethics Research ethics & international guidelines Research ethics & international guidelines Practical skills Practical skills Research methodology Research methodology Ethics writing skills Ethics writing skills Curriculum development, case studies & teaching Curriculum development, case studies & teaching IRB experience IRB experience In-country Project In-country Project IRB analysis & training IRB analysis & training Teaching Teaching National guidelines & review process National guidelines & review process Research in ethics related to humans subjects in research Research in ethics related to humans subjects in research
Current Research Ethics Training Programs AfricaAsia L. America E. Europe Middle East Johns Hopkins U. Monash U.- Australia FLACSO- Argentina- Einstein U. Union U./U. Vilnius, Lithuania U.Maryland- Egypt U. Cape Town Indian CMR Vanderbilt/U. Costa Rica CWRU-Russia,Romania U. Toronto- EMRO U. KwaZulu-Natal U. Toronto FIOTEC- Brazil* Russian Acad. Sci.-Baylor U.* Mich.St.U./U. Malawi U.Washington -U. Indonesia UNC- UCL- Belgium-U. Kinshasa Aga Khan U, Pakistan U. Ibadan- Nigeria Peking U.* U. Toronto *Planning grant
NIH Grants: Research on Ethical Issues in Human Subjects Research Grant Type Max. Amount per yr Max.Years Research Plan Research Characteristics R03$50, pages Small, limited cost & scope, self- contained projects, pilot, feasibility studies, secondary data analysis, methodology development R21$200, pages New, exploratory, developmental research, early conceptual stage, assess feasibility of novel area, new experimental system, high risk-high payoff, develop novel techniques, methodologies, models or applications R01 By request 5 25 pages Long term project designed to increase knowledge in well established area, hypothesis testing, empirical research, must include preliminary data