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    PCORI: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

    PCORI is an independent, non-profit health research organization authorized by The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. PCORI funds and shares research that compares the clinical effectiveness of various choices that patients and healthcare providers have when selecting care. Please click on the following links for specific information regarding PCORI and funding opportunities.

    1. Welcome
    2. PCORI PFA, Methodology Standards, and National Priorities
    3. Patient and Stakeholder Engagement
    4. Panel-Patient and Stakeholder Engagement
    5. The Research Plan-PCORI's Approach to Open Science
    6. Communicating Results and Planning for Dissemination
    7. PCORI's Application Process
    8. Q & A Day 1
    9. PCORI's Authorizing Law and Mandates
    10. Contract Award, Activation and Closeout
    11. Panel-What Do PCORI Contracts Administrators Look For
    12. Panel-Voices of Experience
    13. Final Q&A and Day 2 Wrap-Up
    14. PCORI_s Online Application System Training
    PCORI Online - Common Issues Cheatsheet

    Funding Opportunity with the Mountain West Consortium! We have a great opportunity for grant funding thru our association with the CTR-IN grant! Please see links and info below and contact us with any questions and if we can be of any service to you!

    Research Day: Langer and Kenyon, Mountain West Consortium: CTR-IN Grant


    Current call:
    Mini Grant

    IDeA CTR-IN Grant Pilot study information
    Clinical Translational Research defined:

    Clinical research includes (1) patient-oriented research; (2) epidemiologic and behavioral studies; and (3) outcomes research and health services research.

    Translational research (T1-T4) includes:

    T1, Translation to Humans: Testing basic science discoveries in humans for clinical effect and/or applicability;

    T2, Translation to Patients: Testing new interventions in human subjects under controlled environments to form the basis for clinical applications and evidence--based guidelines;

    T3, Translation to Practice: Research on the application of new interventions or therapies in general practice; research that yields knowledge on best ways to implement new medical interventions in the clinic; and

    T4, Translation to Population: Investigations of factors and/or interventions that influence the health of populations; ultimately results in improved health of the public.

    Current Call for Applications

    Please check back for information on Round 3 call!

    Other Resources

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Current Pilot Grant Awardees

    Pilot Grant Coordinators:

    Curtis Noonan, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Epidemiology
    Center for Environmental Health Sciences
    University of Montana Missoula

    C. William Shuttleworth, Ph.D.
    Regents' Professor
    Department of Neurosciences
    University of New Mexico

    Applicants create profile to submit Letter of Intent at:
    Letter of Intent Draft
    Abstract Example


    Discovering new drugs using super computing
    Computational chemist Danny Xu, Ph.D., talks about the role of molecular simulation and super computers in the the discovery of new drugs. He's a researcher in the College of Pharmacy at Idaho State University-Meridian Health Science Center.

    Nov/Dec 2014 Newsletter

    October 2014 Newsletter


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