Program Summary

Program Summary

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to invite applications for the Clinical Coordinating Center (CCC) of Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN). SIREN will enable conduct of high-quality, multi-site clinical trials to improve the outcomes for patients with neurologic, cardiac, respiratory, hematologic and trauma emergency events. SIREN will consist of one Clinical Coordinating Center (CCC), one Data Coordinating Center (DCC) and up to 10 clinical centers (Hubs).  The CCC will facilitate implementation of clinical trials and will promote high quality and efficient timeliness in trial execution through such methods as master trial agreements and a central Institutional Review Board.  SIREN will implement a total of at least four large (>1,000 patient) simple, pragmatic clinical trials in the emergency department and pre-hospital settings. The clinical trials will be meritorious, peer–reviewed projects which will be awarded under separate funding announcements.

Application Limits

Application Limits

One per institution

Additional Information

Deadlines

UIC Letter of Intent
March 29, 2016
UIC Internal Competition
TBD
Sponsor Letter of Intent
May 1, 2016
Sponsor Application
June 1, 2016

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent (LOI) Form

 

Depending upon the number of LOIs submitted, OVCR might be required to facilitate an internal peer review process to select UIC’s submission(s) to this program.  White paper instructions will distributed to those who have submitted LOIs.

 

Please contact Tony Halford at RDS@uic.edu or 6-7036 with any questions.

 

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact RDS@uic.edu for further information.