Category Archives: NIH

New Webinars and Program Now Available in ELMS

How to register: Register for the webinar/program in ELMS. To locate the webinar/program, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar/program. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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TRANSITION OF NIH INCLUSION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO NEW HUMAN SUBJECTS SYSTEM (LIVE 6/8/18)

The National Institutes of Health has recently announced that it will replace the current Inclusion Management System (IMS) which is used to report the sex/gender, race, and ethnicity of participants in human subjects research studies. The new system will be the Human Subjects System (HSS). The HSS will consolidate human subjects and clinical trial information […]

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New Webinars Available in ELMS.

In the table below, you will find the Course Name and the Course Code of the recently added webinars. You may register for any of the following in ELMS.

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Carryover Requests – What is Carryover (Carry-Forward)?

When awards are subject to prior approval (link to prior approval) requirements, recipients must request to carryover / carry-forward unobligated funds from one budget period to the next. When submitting a carryover request, consider the following “Best Practices”: The unobligated balance for the applicable budget year must be determined by the applicable FSR filed Include […]

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NIH Salary Cap for 2018

NIH Salary Cap for 2018 – Increased to $189,600 NIH has now issued notice NOT-OD-18-137 announcing the salary cap for Fiscal Year 2018. The salary cap continues to be aligned with the Executive Level II salary. The Executive Level II salary has been increased to $189,600 for FY18 and is effective January 7, 2018. All […]

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Common Rule Delay and Single IRB Requirement for Federally Supported Studies

On January 17, 2018, changes to the common rule that were scheduled to be effective on January 19, 2018, were delayed 6 months.  The new effective and compliance date is July 19, 2018.  This will allow time for the regulatory agencies to develop more guidance around the 2018 Common Rule, and they will also work […]

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Overruns and Over-the-Limit Transactions

The Payment Management System (PMS) is a secure, online grants payment platform, which provides awarding agency and grant recipient customers with efficient grant and grant-like payments, cash management, and personal grant accounting, support services. PMS is widely used by NIH for most awards administered by NIH. PMS supports the entire financial assistance payment process for […]

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Is it an Unliquidated or Unobligated Training Grant?

Unliquidated vs. Unobligated, Training Grants A NIH Training grant is awarded to eligible institutions “to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution, who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research” (NIH Grants Policy Statement).  Training grants are commonly referenced by the acronym NRSA = […]

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NIH ALERT: New NIH Submission Requirements Effective January 25, 2018

To all Investigators proposing human subjects research to the NIH, For NIH submissions with due dates on or after January 25, 2018, it is imperative to make an accurate determination of whether your study meets the NIH definition of a clinical trial.  The NIH has broadly defined a “clinical trial” resulting in stringent requirements—some are […]

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NIH has Revised the Guidance for Submitting Project Outcomes in F-RPPRS and I-RPPRS (FRAMs and IRAMs)

NOTICE from NIH:  As most investigators will know, NIH Progress Reports, both the F-RPPR and I-RPPR, include a section for Project Outcomes, Section I – Outcomes. It is NIH’s intent that the information provided in the Project Outcomes section will be made publicly available. Therefore, investigators should avoid including overly scientific language or technical terminology […]

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