Research Tracks

A publication of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Baylor University

August 9, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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NIH updates grant and contract guidelines for animal research

The National Institutes of Health have revised their grant and contract submission requirements based on the 2013 update to the American Veterinary Medical Association’s guidelines for the euthanasia of research animals. Beginning September 1, 2013, the Vertebrate Animal Section of … Continue reading

July 22, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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CITI training website to be temporarily unavailable beginning July 29

CITI, the online compliance training tool, will undergo a major software upgrade beginning July 29 at approximately 10:00 a.m. CDT.┬áThe planned changes will update many features of the CITI platform, and provide a new user interface across the site. According … Continue reading

June 21, 2013
by Baylor OVPR
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Conflict of interest regulations promote transparency and objectivity in health research

The U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) has amended its financial Conflict of Interest (COI) regulations aimed at eliminating real or perceived conflicts of interest on the part of investigators who receive funding to conduct┬áhealth research. The policy changes the way … Continue reading