Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) is a rare neurological disease (primarily in children) that has been described as “polio-like.” The cause of AFM has not yet been identified, and researchers are not sure why some children progress to various levels of paralysis while others don’t.
The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is hosting its First Annual Education, Research, and Community Engagement Poster Summit on April 15 from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM at the Cleone P. Eccles Alumni House.
The Clinical Research Compliance and Education (CRCE) Office is a core team within Compliance Services at the University of Utah. The CRCE team facilitates processes, provides training and education, and engages in oversight activities designed to ensure that clinical services associated with human subjects research are charged to the correct party, that claims submitted to government health care programs comply with the requirements of the applicable program, and that human subjects research complies with expectations imposed by the federal Food and Drug Administration.
The Center on Aging’s annual research retreat will be held on Friday April 5th in the Eccles Genetics Auditorium titled, “Developing Value-Driven Age Friendly Health Systems.” We very much hope that you or a representative from your area will be able to join us and participate in the day’s activities.
The clinical research enterprise at the University of Utah focuses efforts to ensure that we are competitive and compliant. The future of clinical research must consider new policies from the NIH, new regulations released by the federal government, and changes in funding and technology opportunities. Please join fellow researchers, leaders and administrators as we prepare for future challenges and opportunities in clinical research.