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390.701.01 Research Planning and Grant Preparation I

Clinical Investigation
3rd term
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tuesday,  3:00 - 4:50pm
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop the process of considering, researching, writing, and reviewing a standard RO1 NIH grant application
  2. 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
  3. 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.

Enrollment Restriction:

Restricted to GTPCI students.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required