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Building a Research Career and Connecting to the National Institutes of Health

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In this talk, I will provide some background on developing an academic research career and building a research identity. I will provide an overview of the National Institutes of Health and other federal funding agencies with particular reference to medical rehabilitation. I will discuss NIH training and career development, research mechanisms, and other resources. I will provide some perspectives on grantsmanship and the peer review as well as clinical trial design and translational research.


NIH Medical Rehabilitation Coordinating Committee
National Institutes of Health Research Plan on Rehabilitation
Arch Phys Med Rehabil . 2017 Apr;98(4):e1-e4. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2017.02.002.
L F Rose, E J Wolf, T Brindle, A Cernich, W K Dean, C L Dearth, M Grimm, A Kusiak, R Nitkin, K Potter, B J Randolph, F Wang, D Yamaguchi
The convergence of regenerative medicine and rehabilitation: federal perspectives
NPJ Regen Med . 2018 Oct 10;3:19. doi: 10.1038/s41536-018-0056-1. eCollection 2018.
Steven C Cramer, Mriganka Sur, Bruce H Dobkin, Charles O'Brien, Terence D Sanger, John Q Trojanowski, Judith M Rumsey, Ramona Hicks, Judy Cameron, Daofen Chen, Wen G Chen, Leonardo G Cohen, Christopher deCharms, Charles J Duffy, Guinevere F Eden, Eberhard E Fetz, Rosemarie Filart, Michelle Freund, Steven J Grant, Suzanne Haber, Peter W Kalivas, Bryan Kolb, Arthur F Kramer, Minda Lynch, Helen S Mayberg, Patrick S McQuillen, Ralph Nitkin, Alvaro Pascual-Leone, Patricia Reuter-Lorenz, Nicholas Schiff, Anu Sharma, Lana Shekim, Michael Stryker, Edith V Sullivan, Sophia Vinogradov
Harnessing neuroplasticity for clinical applications
Brain . 2011 Jun;134(Pt 6):1591-609. doi: 10.1093/brain/awr039. Epub 2011 Apr 10.


Tuesday, May 30, 2023 - 12:30pm


Conference Room: 
Billings Building – Rosedale
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