CCTG New Investigator Clinical Trials Course attendance

Workshop attendance - Bioinformatics


Application Checklist:

  1. Application form (click to download)
  2. CV (subject: CCTG New Investigator Clinical Trials Course Attendance) ( EMAIL APPLICATION » )
FUNDING PARTNERS Canadian Clinical Trials Group (CCTG)
APPLICATION DUE DATE This call is currently closed
ANNOUNCEMENT OF DECISION This call is currently closed
AVAILABLE FUNDS travel, accommodation and fees for successful applicants.


OMPRN has partnered with the Canadian Cancer Clinical Trials Group to fund up to 7 places for Ontario-based pathologists and clinical laboratory scientists with hospital responsibilities for their summer New Investigators Clinical Trials Course. Funds are available to support course fees, travel and accommodation for successful applicants.

CCTG New Investigator Clinical Trials Course: August 9-11, 2017, Donald Gordon Centre, Kingston Ontario

This is a 2.5 day course developed by the Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) and designed for new investigators with an interest in cancer clinical research. The target audience for the course is fellows and junior faculty in the fields of medical, radiation, and surgical oncology.

This interactive course is designed to familiarize participants to the essentials of phase I, II and III trial design and conduct in the Canadian research environment. Topics such as biomarkers and laboratory aspects of correlative biology, fundamentals of statistics in clinical trials, quality of life and economic analysis methodology, will be addressed. Practical aspects of clinical trial conduct such as data management, investigator roles and responsibilities, guidelines for interactions with regulatory authorities and pharmaceutical companies will also be included in the course curriculum.

This funding is being made available as part of the OMPRN Education workstream to support molecular pathology research in the context of clinical trials and encourage cross-discipline collaborations between pathologists and oncologists. Download the application form using the link above. Applications should be submitted by email with the completed form above AND a copy of your CV to (Elliann Fairbairn) by midnight of June 30.

Pathologists and Researchers who are interested in being part of the OMPRN: