The International Clinical Studies Support Center (ICSSC) was created by DMID/NIAID to provide a wide range of support services to clinical investigators who are conducting international research funded by DMID. The ICSSC is housed at FHI 360, an organization with over 30 years experience conducting clinical research in more than 80 countries.
ICSSC training events, consultation, and assistance are available in a variety of areas including:
Who can request assistance?
Scientists funded by NIAID/DMID who are conducting research at foreign sites
How to request assistance:
Principal Investigators may submit a request for assistance online at this ICSSC website (www.icssc.org), or may request assistance through their Program Officers.
The ICSSC conducted Fundamentals of International Clinical Research Training in Bangkok, Thailand 6-11 September 2015. This training was attended by 35 delegates representing 13 countries.
This participants included principal investigators who design, conduct, and analyze research, study managers, data collectors, statisticians, trial clinicians, and data management personnel. The GCP discussions were based on international guidelines of trial conduct that apply all over the world in general.
Specific topics to be covered in the training include:
Fundamentals of the research process
Discussions on international research ethics
Managing and implementing clinical studies
Designing and managing adverse event reporting systems
Specific information on Good Clinical Practices
Practical information on NIH requirements for research
*This information is taken directly from NIAID email announcements
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