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Department: Clinical Investigation
Term: 3rd term
Credits: 2 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:
  • Franklin Adkinson

Students consider the principles of research strategy and requirements of funding agencies, choosing a research area of interest together with a suitable mentor. With mutual review and criticism, each student develops a research plan in the format of an NIH RO1 application, which forms the basis for clinical research activity in the subsequent two years.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Develop the process of considering, researching, writing, and reviewing a standard RO1 NIH grant application
Practice for the upcoming need to submit for review and approval a research proposal, which will constitute the basis for the student’s thesis work
Construct a successful application for outside funding for the developed research plan or a later modification

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based on written material and a research plan.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday 3:00 - 4:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Restricted to GTPCI students.
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With:
  • School of Medicine