CTMC Webinars

All CTMC webinars are open to anyone who is interested (not just the enrolled course participants). All webinars are recorded and posted below for later review. Please click here to evaluate each webinar.
 

2020 WEBINAR SERIES

Objectives of the webinar series

  1. Participants will improve their knowledge of the design and conduct of clinical trials in the neurosciences;
  2. Analyze the information presented; and
  3. Integrate relevant content into the design and conduct of clinical trials.

Core competencies

  1. Medical Knowledge
  2. Professionalism
  3. Systems-Based Practice

Unless otherwise stated generally webinars are held at 12PM EDT (https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/95778988903– please use a computer with webcam, or the Zoom app if possible. DO NOT CALL AND USE COMPUTER AUDIO SIMULTANEOUSLY. 

Prior to each webinar: Each webinar (May - October) has a link to an archived presentation that you will review on Youtube BEFORE the webinar date. During the live webinar there will be a brief overview of the archived presentation followed by a Q&A session of the presented topic. Please come to the webinar with questions and ready to share your thoughts. Please note the topics listed below are subject to change based on feedback and presenter availability. 

Evaluation: Please EVALUATE each webinar here.


January 7: CTMC Informational Webinar - Presented by Course Directors

May 5: Asking a Good Early Phase Clinical Question in the Era of a Pandemic - Presented by Will Meurer, MD (review https://youtu.be/HJkbj2_1WfU)

May 19: Pilot and Feasibility Trials - Presented by Lehana Thabane, PhD (review https://youtu.be/bljPT9whkQo)

June 2: Outcome Measures - Presented by Harold Adams, MD (review https://youtu.be/4uwkEJTjhFQ)

June 16: NINDS Health Disparities & Global Health Agenda / Common Data Elements - Presented by Robin Conwit, MD, Carolina Mendoza-Puccini, MD & Richard Benson, MD, PhD (review https://youtu.be/echQNjxQ_Hk)

July 7: Rigor and Transparency - Presented by Laurie Gutmann, MD and Dietrich Haubenberger, MD (review https://youtu.be/bZTSS07BL0E)

July 21: What to Know About Sample Size - Presented by Sharon Yeatts, PhD (review https://youtu.be/PZcm57CTKsk)

August 4: Rare Disease Trials - Presented by Chris Coffey, PhD and Melanie Quintana, PhD (review https://youtu.be/36hM3p706W4)

August 25: Specific Aims - Presented by Jordan Elm, PhD and Robert Silbergleit, MD (review https://youtu.be/j4-2eRwy450)

September 1: Adverse Event and Safety Reporting - Presented by Dixie Ecklund RN, MSN, MBA, CCRC and Bob Fox, MD (review https://youtu.be/Wl83_jdE71M)

September 15: Ethical Issues in Acute and Chronic Neurological Conditions - Presented by Michael Linke, PhD (review https://youtu.be/KRqhWM_O_3o)

October 6: Age as a Biological Variable - Trials with Children, Adults or Both - Presented by Adam Hartman, MD (review https://youtu.be/W136OLu2oZA)

October 27: Trial Management - Presented by Marianne Kearney Chase (review https://youtu.be/YZP6YXb1cn8)

November 3: From Statistical Significance to Clinical Significance: Time to Dethrone or get rid of Significance? - Presented by Lehana Thabane, PhD

November 17: What will the CTMC look like in 2021? - Presented by Course Directors

 

Most Recent Webinars:

Age as a Biological Variable - Trials with Children, Adults or Both

October 6, 2020

Presented by Adam Hartman, MD

 

Ethical Issues in Acute and Chronic Neurological Conditions

September 15, 2020

Presented by Michael Linke, PhD

 

 

 

 

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What You Need to Know Before Talking to Your Statistician About Sample Size

What to Know About Sample Size

July 21, 2020

Presented by Dr. Sharon Yeatts

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May 14, 2019 

Sample Size

Presented by Sharon Yeatts, PhD

Slides

 

July 16, 2018

Sample Sizes

Presented by Sharon Yeatts, PhD

Slides

 

June 9, 2017

Presented by: Sharon Yeatts, PhD

Slides 

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Rigor and Transparency: How to Use Preclinical Data to Inform Trials 

Rigor and Transparency

July 7, 2020

Presented by Drs. Laurie Gutmann, Dietrich Haubenberger and Will Meurer

Slides

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May 12, 2017

Presented by: Laurie Gutmann, MD, and Will Meurer, MD, MS

Slides 

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Specific Aims

Specific Aims

August 25, 2020

Presented by Drs. Jordan Elm and Robert Silbergleit

 
June 13, 2018

Presented by Robert Silbergleit, MD

 

 
Crafting a Specific Aims Page for an Early Clinical Trial 
May 6, 2016

Presented by Robert Silbergleit, MD

 

 

Writing Specific Aims

September 11, 2015
Presented by Robert Silbergleit, MD

 
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Small Sample Size Clinical Trials

May 28, 2019

Presented by Chris Coffey, PhD

Slides

 

May 26, 2017

Presented by Chris Coffey, PhD

Slides  
 

 

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Asking a good early phase clinical trial question

May 5, 2020

Asking a Good Early Phase Clinical Question in the Era of a Pandemic

Presented by Will Meurer, MD

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April 16, 2019

Asking A Good Early Phase Clinical Question

Presented by Will Meurer, MD

Slides

 

June 25, 2018

Office Hours (Review "Asking a Good Early Phase Clinical Trial Question")

Presented by Course Directors


 

 

April 28, 2017

Presented by: Roger Lewis, MD, PhD

Slides and referenced article on Equipoise

 

 
April 15, 2016

Presented by Roger Lewis, MD

 

 

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CTMC Introduction:

Introduction to the CTMC

January 14, 2019

Presented by Will Meurer, MD

Slides

 
CTMC 2016 Informational Webinar
January 19, 2016

Presented by Will Meurer, MD

 

Introduction to CTMC
April 10, 2015
Presented by Will Meurer, MD, MS

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Adaptive Design Clinical Trials:

A Regulatory Perspective on Adaptive Designs

Attachments:  scott_NINDS_CTM_webinar_062415.pdf

June 24, 2015
Presented by John Scott, PhD

 

An Introduction to Adaptive Clinical Trial Design
May 13, 2015
Presented by Roger J. Lewis, MD, PhD, FACEP
 

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Adverse Events & Safety Monitoring:

Adverse Event and Safety Reporting

September 1, 2020

Presented by Dixie Ecklund and Robert Fox

 

Data and Safety, IMM, AE Reporting

July 2, 2019

Presented by Roger Lewis, MD

Slides

 
Adverse Event and Safety Monitoring in Clinical Trials
October 7, 2016
Presented by Robert Silbergleit, MD

Biomarkers:

Biomarkers

June 11, 2019

Presented by James Berry, MD

Slides

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Budgeting:

Creating a Budget for a Single-Site Clinical Trial

Slides

July 15, 2016
Presented by Valerie Stevenson, BAS, RRT, CCRP, the Administrative Director of the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Clinical Coordinating Center, in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University

 

 

Clinical Trial Budgeting

Slides

October 11, 2014
Presented by Valerie Stevenson, BAS, RRT, CCRP, the Administrative Director of the Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Clinical Coordinating Center, in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan.

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Clinical Trials:

Speaking Clinical Trials

Slides

July 18, 2014
Presented by Marianne Kearney, (Director of Research Operations, Neurological Clinical Research Institute (NCRI), Massachusetts General Hospital)

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Common Data Elements

NINDS Health Disparities & Global Health Agenda / Common Data Elements

June 16, 2020

Presented by Drs. Richard Benson, Carolina Mendoza-Puccini and Robin Conwit

Slides

 

November 5, 2018

Common Data Elements

Presented by Robin Conwit, MD, Carolina Mendoza-Puccini, MD, and Alex Sherman

Slides

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Common Rule Changes

November 17, 2017

Changes to the Common Rule

Presented by Judy Birk, JD

Slides

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Data Management:

Data Management

July 30, 2018

Presented by: Catherine Dillon, BS, CCRP

Slides

 

July 21, 2017

Presented by: Catherine Dillon, BS, CCRP

Slides 

[video:https://youtu.be/7o6fOrwh1fM ]

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Developing a Research Workforce:

Developing your Research Workforce: From Single Site Investigator to Multisite Clinical Trial Investigator
October 9, 2015

Presented by Nazem Atassi, MD, MMSc; Marianne Kearney Chase, BA; Dixie Ecklund, RN, MSN, MBA

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Ethical Issues:

Ethical Issues in Acute and Chronic Neurological Conditions

September 15, 2020

Presented by Michael Linke, PhD

 
Ethical Issues for Clinical Trials in Neuroscience

Slides

July 11, 2014
Presented by Dixie Ecklund, RN, MSN, MBA (Associate Director, Clinical Trials Statistical & Data Management Center, University of Iowa)

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Good Clinical Practice

Good Clinical Practices

Slides

October 1, 2019

Presented by Dixie Ecklund, RN, MSN, MBA and Marianne Kearney-Chase

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Good Clinical Practice

Slides

September 10, 2018

Presented by Dixie Ecklund and Marianne Kearney-Chase

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Good Clinical Practice

Slides

September 8, 2017

Presented by Marianne Kearney Chase and Dixie Ecklund, RN, MSN, MBA

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Human Subjects Protection:

Special topics in human subjects protection: acute and chronic conditions in neurology

Slides

October 12, 2016

Presented by: Pearl O'Rourke, MD 

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Outcomes

April 30, 2019

Presented by Harold Adams, MD and Jeremy Shefner

Slides -Adams  Slides -Shefner

 

Where Do Clinical Outcome Measures Come From?

June 18, 2018

Presented by Harold Adams, MD

Slides

 

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Partnerships: 

Partnering with Industry

June 25, 2019

Presented by Jeffrey Saver, MD

Slides

 
Approaching Industry and Patient Groups for Partnerships
May 8, 2015
Presented by Michael E. Shy, MD
 

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Patient Population:

Selecting the right population

Slides

June 27,2014
Presented by Drs. Meurer and Gutmann 
 
 
 
 
 
Pilot Studies:

Pilot and Feasibility Trials in the Era of a Pandemic

May 19, 2020

Presented by Lehana Thabane, PhD

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July 24, 2018

Tutorial on Pilot Studies

Presented by Lehana Thabane, PhD

Slides

 
 
 
Pragmatic Trials:

October 29, 2018

Pragmatic Trials

Presented by Shaun Treweek, PhD

Slides

 
 

Rare Disease Trials:

Rare Disease Trials

August 4, 2020

Presented by Drs. Chris Coffey and Melanie Quintana

 

Rare Disease Trials

July 16, 2019

Presented by Melanie Quintana, PhD

Slides

 
 
Reflections on the CTMC N Years Later:

Ocober 11, 2018

Reflections on the CTMC N Years Later

Presented by Sarah Pirio Richardson, MD, Andrew Southerland, MD and Hooman Kamel, MD

 
 
Screening:

September 23, 2016

Screening and enrollment: How to Ensure You Have Subjects

Presented by: Dixie Ecklund and Marianne Kearney 

Slides

 
 
 
Simulations:
Understanding Simulations: Why to do them, How to use them, What to learn
May 27, 2015

Presented by Scott Berry, PhD

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Study Design:

Study Design for Early Phase Clinical Trials

 Slides

June 26, 2015

Presented by Chris Coffey, PhD

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Study Drug Formulation and Supply Issues

August 13, 2018

Presented by Pat Bolger, RPh, MBA

Slides

 

July 14, 2017

Presented by: Pat Bolger, R.Ph., MBA

Slides 

 

 

Study Sections

Study Sections in Clinical Trials 

September 24, 2019

Presented by Jaideep Kapur, MD and David Wright, MD

Slides

 

Clinical Trials Study Sections

September 24, 2018

Presented by Jaideep Kapur, MBBS, PhD and David Wright, MD, FACEP

Slides

 

Clinical Trials Study Sections

October 13, 2017

Presented by Jaideep Kapur, MBBS, PhD and David Wright, MD, FACEP

Slides

 
 
 

Clinical Trial Study Sections

Slides

September 9, 2016
Presented by Jill Baren, MD, MBE, FACEP, FAAP, Jaideep Kapur, MBBS, PhD, and David Wright, MD, FACEP

 
 
 

Trial Management

September 17, 2018

Presented by: Will Meurer, Md

Office Hours - Trial Management 

 

September 15, 2017

Presented by: Mary Farrant, MBA, RN

Slides 

 
 
 

Writing a Good Proposal

Writing a good proposal
September 16, 2015
Presented by Karen Johnston, MD, MSc; Will Meurer, MD, MS; and David Wright, MD, FACEP

 

Writing a good Proposal
November 20, 2014
Presented by Karen Johnston, MD, MSc; Will Meurer, MD, MS; Robert Silbergleit, MD; and David Wright, MD, FACEP
 

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Writing a Protocol:

Writing a Great Protocol: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Slides

June 12, 2015

Presented by Dixie Ecklund, RN, MSN, MBA, CCRC and Marianne Kearney Chase, BA

What information you need to start writing your protocol
May 21, 2015
Presented by Sharon Yeatts, PhD and Karen Johnston, MD, MSc

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