Notice of Pre-application Informational Webinar for the SIREN Clinical Trials Network

Notice Number: NOT-GM-16-106

Key Dates
Release Date:  April 14, 2016
Webinar Date:  May 2, 2016

Related Announcements
RFA-NS-16-014

RFA-NS-16-015
RFA-NS-16-016    

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

A partnership of NIH Institutes has issued a set of three funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to invite applications for the Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN). SIREN will enable conduct of high-quality, multi-site clinical trials to improve the outcomes for patients with neurologic, cardiac, respiratory, hematologic and trauma emergency events. SIREN will consist of one Clinical Coordinating Center, one Data Coordinating Center and up to 10 clinical centers solicited through separate FOAs (the complete text of the FOAs are at the urls provided above).  This Notice is to inform potential applicants to any of the FOAs of a pre-application webinar to provide submission information.

The intent of the webinar is to provide an overview of the initiative and to address questions pertinent to preparing applications. The webinar is optional and not required for application submission.

Webinar Information
Date: Monday, May 2, 2016
Time: 2:00pm ET
Meeting URL: https://nih.webex.com/nih/j.php?MTID=m58ea48545b4044a57e40ede8e19a825c
Call-in number: 1-877-668-4493 or 1-650-479-3208
Access code: 629 617 334
Meeting password: siren

Questions may be submitted by email to Jeremy.brown@nih.gov before or during the webinar; please include "SIREN Webinar Question" as the subject line. While every effort will be made to answer all questions during the webinar itself, due to time constraints some responses may be sent afterwards.

Space is limited. Please use one phone line per applicant institution.

All applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss their applications with the Scientific/Research contacts early in the application development process. The complete texts of the FOAs are available through the urls above.

Participation in this webinar, although encouraged, is optional and is not required for the submission of an application to these FOAs.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Scott Janis, PhD
NINDS
Telephone: 301-496-9135
Email: JanisS@ninds.nih.gov

George Sopko, MD
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0504
Email: sopkog@nhlbi.nih.gov

Todd Wilson
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)
Telephone: 301-435-0768
Email: twilson@mail.nih.gov

Jeremy Brown
Office of Emergency Care Research
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Telephone: 301-594-4481
Email: Jeremy.brown@nih.gov