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Impact of NIH Research - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is the largest source of funding for medical research in the world, creating hundreds of thousands of research opportunities for scientists in universities and research institutions in every state across America and around the globe. This website reveals the positive impacts the NIH has on our nation’s health, both economically and physically. 

NIH Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT) - The Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools provide access to reports and analyses of NIH research activities. Award activity can be tracked by location, data books can provide summary statistics on grants and contracts, and annual support levels can be determined by categorical spending.

NIH All About Grants Podcasts - The Office of Extramural Research (OER) presents conversations with NIH staff members. Designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others, these podcasts include topics on grant application and administration, as well as tips for writing a successful application and advice for career development.

Application Guide for NIH and Other PHS Agencies - A guide developed and maintained by NIH for preparing and submitting applications via to NIH and other PHS agencies using the SF424 Research & Related (R&R) form.

Sample Grant Applications and Grants Management Documents - This resource from NIAID includes actual applications and their accompanying summary statements. Additional samples of grant application components are also presented, as well as documents related to Just-In-Time submissions, subawards, international grants, and human subjects research.

Relevant Listservs and Newsletters (.docx) - This list of relevant listservs and newsletters was prepared by UTHealth SPA, and it includes resources on grant application, grant administration, federal policy, clinical research, and biotechnology.

Office of Human Research Protections - The Office of Human Research Protections, part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), ensures protection for the rights, welfare, and wellbeing of subjects involved in sponsored research. This website provides information about OHRP and information on the regulations and policies that govern such research.

Human Subjects Research (45 CFR 46) - The HHS regulations governing the protection of human subjects in sponsored research are codified at 45 CFR part 46, subparts A through D. This webpage provides a link to the text of the code and a link to download a PDF of 45 CFR 46.

FDA Clinical Trials Resources - This FDA webpage provides useful links to the Office of Good Clinical Practice and to information sheets and regulations relevant to the conduct of clinical trials.

FDA Clinical Trials Relevant Websites - This list of websites was prepared by the FDA, and it includes links to many of the FDA’s offices, as well as sites relating to human subject protection and clinical trials.

ICH Guidelines - The International Conference on Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH) governs international clinical trials. This webpage highlights the four categories of guidelines.