April 21, 2020

NIH’s guidance, FAQs and resources thus far related to COVID-19

The NIH is deeply concerned for the health and safety of people involved in NIH research, and about the effects on the biomedical enterprise in the areas affected by the HHS declared public health emergency for COVID-19. Due to the potential exceptional impact, we want to assure our recipient community that NIH will be doing our…

January 30, 2020

Harvard University Professor and Two Chinese Nationals Charged in Three Separate China Related Cases

BOSTON – The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today that the Chair of Harvard University’s Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department and two Chinese nationals have been charged in connection with aiding the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Charles Lieber, 60, Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University, was arrested this morning…

January 9, 2020

ORI Makes Misconduct Finding Against Former NYU Psychiatry Professor

Without admitting wrongdoing, Dr. Alexander Neumeister, previously a professor of psychiatry and radiology at New York University School of Medicine, accepted a two-year governmentwide debarment for “knowingly, and/or recklessly falsifying and/or fabricating data in the clinical records of research” funded by a half-dozen National Institute of Mental Health grants, the HHS Office of Research Integrity…

December 13, 2019

Man Convicted of Falsifying Clinical Trials Data

A man from Richland, Washington, is facing life in prison after being convicted of 47 counts of fraud for staging clinical trials that purportedly enrolled dozens of subjects, and paid him and his two firms more than $5 million, William Hyslop, the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, recently announced. From 2013 to…

January 24, 2019

UAMS Office of Research Compliance Receives Certificate of Appreciation for Institutionally Inclusive Challenge

January 18, 2019

Institutional Compliance Partners with Operational Support Services in the Intentionally Inclusive Challenge

November 19, 2018

FDA Issues Proposed Rule on IRB Waiver or Alteration of Informed Consent for Minimal Risk Clinical Investigations

In today’s edition of the Federal Register, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking entitled “Institutional Review Board Waiver or Alteration of Informed Consent for Minimal Risk Clinical Investigations.”  FDA is proposing to amend its regulations to implement section 3024 of the 21st Century Cures Act.  This proposed rule, if…

June 13, 2018

UAMS Course for Community Research Partners Available


May 7, 2018

UAMS’s Amy Jo Jenkins elected President of the Society of Clinical Research Associates

Congratulations to UAMS’s own Amy Jo Jenkins on being elected President of the Society of Clinical Research Associates.   https://www.socra.org/about/board-of-directors/2018-election-results/

April 27, 2018

Ohio State Reveals Resignation of PI for Misconduct

Six months after the fact, the Ohio State University announced that a research professor resigned amid a finding of “intentional” research misconduct; at the same time, Ohio State took the rare step of publicly releasing parts of its investigative report. Ohio State officials said Ching-Shih Chen, formerly a professor of medicinal chemistry and chair of…

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