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Department: Clinical Investigation
Term: 3rd term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Naresh Punjabi
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructor:

Considers the principles of successful clinical research strategies and the requirements of funding agencies. Students identify a defined research project together with a suitable team of mentors and collaborators. With mutual review and criticism, each student develops a written research proposal in the format of a grant application which integrates the scientific principles of the GTPCI curriculum. Designed as a capstone project for GTPCI MHS candidates.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
integrate the competencies of the GTPCI curriculum in planning and proposing a coherent clinical research project
write a grant application to support the proposed research program, incorporating scientific rigor and elements of successful grantsmanship
write an IRB submission to permit the conduct of the proposed research

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation is based on the final written grant application and associated materials.
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Monday 1:30 - 3:20
Final grade applies to all terms
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Must be GTPCI MHS students
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Special Comments: Grade for 390.721 and 722 given at completion of 390.722.