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PCORI Challenge Offers Prize for Research Questions on Addressing Cardiovascular Disease

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) and the American Heart Association (AHA) have announced a contest for researchers and clinicians to submit research questions that can help address evidence gaps to improve treatment for people with cardiovascular disease. The challenge will award four cash prizes of $5,000. Proposed hypotheses should pose questions that can be answered using comparative effectiveness research and a precision medicine approach. Entries must be submitted by October 6, 2016. More information is available on the PCORI website.

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Funding Opportunity Announcements

  • AHRQ: Developing Measures of Shared Decision Making (R01) (PA-16-424)
  • AHRQ: Large Research Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) (R01) (PA-16-423)
  • AHRQ: Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) (R18) (PA-16-422)
  • AHRQ: Advancing Patient Safety Implementation through Safe Medication Use Research (R18) (PA-16-421)
  • AHRQ: Advances in Patient Safety through Simulation Research (R18) (PA-16-420)
  • NIH: Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) Enhancing Diversity in Biomedical Data Science (R25) (RFA-MD-16-002)
  • NIH: BD2K Research Education Curriculum Development: Data Science Overview for Biomedical Scientists (R25) (RFA-ES-16-011)
  • NIDCD: Notice of NIDCD’s Participation in PA-16-305 “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship for Students at Institutions With NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30)” (NOT-DC-16-007)
  • NHLBI: Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for ImPlementation REsearCh to DEvelop interventions for People Living with HIV (PRECLuDE) (U01) (NOT-HL-16-444)
  • NIMH: Updates for PAR-16-354 “Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50)” (NOT-MH-16-022)
  • NIH: Encouraging Appropriate Care Using Behavioral Economics through Electronic Health Records (R21/R33) (RFA-AG-17-013)

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AERA Releases “Ed-Talks”

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a COSSA governing member, has released over thirty “Ed-Talk” videos, which feature discussions of cutting-edge research on education and learning. Additionally, AERA released research fact sheets to provide more details on the findings and research presented in the “Ed-Talks”. These presentations were given at a forum held in Washington, DC as well as the AERA annual meeting in April of 2016. More details can be found here.

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Events Calendar

A list of COSSA members’ annual meetings and other events can be found on the COSSA webpage.

COSSA members who have an upcoming event they would like to see listed in the Events Calendar and on our website should send an email to jmilton@cossa.org.

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