Principal Investigator information:

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A. Core Selections

Please select the support requested for preparing your Research Proposal / Grant. Select all that apply.

Regulatory Knowledge and Support (RKS)
Develop/Review Informed Consent Document Support with IRB Submission
Review Human Subject Protection Regulations Other, specify:

Administrative Core (AC)
Budget preparation/justification Support for research proposal submission for funding
Other, specify:

Research Design and Biostatistics Core (RDB)
Database design Research Ethics Consultation
Questionnaire design      Informed Consent Validity
Research design      Protection for Vulnerable Populations
Sample size and power calculation Statistical analysis plan
Sampling procedures of study participants Other, specify:

Biomedical Informatics Core (BIC)
Computer equipment with Internet and Intranet connections for literature search (Computer Cluster Facility at UPR-MSC) Set up an account to access REDCap (REDCap test server)
Other, specify:

Scientific Writing Unit (SWU)
Scientific writing and editing for a Research Proposal Application Initial submission of research proposal for funding
Resubmission of research proposal for funding Other, specify:

B. Research Proposal / Grant Description

Please complete the following information:

1. Tentative Title:
2. Research Areas: Cardiovascular
Other, specify:
3. Research Proposal Grant Purpose: IRB Submission
Funding Application
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4. Submission for Federal Funding : NIH
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Funding Opportunities Announcement (FOA) Number (if applicable):
5. Submission for Non Federal Funding: Association/Foundation, specify:
Other, specify:
6. Research Proposal Submission Date:  (mm/dd/yyyy)
7. Please provide a study abstract (< 250 words). Please include background, aims/objectives, hypothesis, materials and methods used.

C. Research Proposal / Grant Collaborators

This section is to assess your collaborations in this research proposal/grant. These collaborations include relations/interactions among collaborators (e.g., Co-Investigators, Multiples PI, Co-PI), mentors, consultants, and institutions (e.g., UPR-MSC, PHSU, UCC, others).

In order to document collaboration among PRCTRC investigators, please list all the collaborations related to this study.
Do not include collaborations with coordinators, nursing staff, research assistants, or technicians.

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D. Term Agreements

Progress Report:
We will request an annual progress report for each study. This information is part of NIH requirements to continue funding the PRCTRC.

Data Sharing:
Data sharing is essential for expedited translation of research results into knowledge, product and procedures to improve human health. The National Insitutes of Health (NIH) has a policy to share and make available to the public the results and accomplishments of the activities that it funds.

Please be awarded that the PRCTRC is encouraging that all research activities are in compliance with the federal policies, rules and guidelines for research involving animals or subjects. For this reason, your study supported by the PRCTRC needs to follow the PRCTRC Standard Operational Procedures and could be audited by the Regulatory Knowledge and Support (RKS) Core.

Acknowledgement of support:
Each publication, press release or other document that results from NIH grant supported research must include an acknowledgment of NIH grant support and disclaimer such as: "Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number U54MD007587. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.".

I agree to fulfill the Investigator’s responsibilities and submit the information requested by Puerto Rico Clinical and Translational Research Consortium (PRCTRC).

Electronic Signature Requiered:

E. Document Upload

The following documents are needed to be uploaded as a PDF file. These documents will be sent to the NIH in order to report our outcomes and justify our budget.

Please check that pdf document's name do NOT contain any special characters such as:
"/", "@", ":", "$", "!", "?", "^", "+", etc...

Biographical Sketch document upload (PI):

Human Subject Protection document upload (PI):

HIPAA document upload (PI):

The evaluation process for this request can take from 2 to 4 working days.

If you have any questions, please contact the Regulatory Knowledge and Support Coordinator
Ms. Madeline Maldonado
(787-759-0306 ext. 232).