CACTAS Updates Including New Access for Principal Investigators

By Catherine Dunn on May 08, 2023
Centralized Agreement Contact Tracking and Approval System (CACTAS) has new updates including access for Principal Investigator to view status of their sponsored research agreements. Learn more and find training materials for CACTAS.

Decommissioning of NSF FastLane

By Joyce Abe on April 26, 2023

Attention all CMS Data Users!! New CMS Data Management Plan Self-Attestation Questionnaire (DMP SAQ) Requirement

By Victoria So on April 12, 2023
CMS announced a new Data Management Plan Self-Attestation Questionnaire (DMP SAQ) requirement for all DUAs that will receive physically shipped research identifiable data from CMS. The DMP SAQ documents security and privacy controls implemented to protect CMS data in the environment in which the...


February 15, 2023
***Please distribute this information to all appropriate faculty and staff within your department*** Dear Colleagues, UCSF has received a contract from the State of California to manage the Request For Proposal (RFP) process for the California Department of Public Health CPR3 program. The CPR3...

NIH UPDATE: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Stipends, Tuition/Fees and Other Budgetary Levels for FY 2023

February 15, 2023
NOT-OD-23-076 establishes the stipend and other budgetary levels for FY 2023 Kirschstein-NRSA awards (e.g. NIH F and T series) for undergraduate, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees and fellows made on or after October 1, 2022, and supersedes NOT-OD-22-132.

NIH UPDATE: Clinical Trials Results Information Submission: Good Cause Extension Request Process and Criteria Document Posted on

February 13, 2023
NOT-OD-23-080 informs investigators of the “Clinical Trials Results Information Submission: Good Cause Extension Request Process and Criteria” that provides information for requesting a good cause extension of the submission deadline for clinical trial results (Good Cause Extension Request).

NIH UPDATE: NIH Encourages Use of ARRIVE Essential 10 Checklist in all Publications Reporting on the results of Vertebrate Animal and Cephalopod Research

February 13, 2023
NOT-OD-23-057 encourages investigators who work on NIH-supported animal and cephalopod based research to use the ARRIVE guidelines when reporting their results in publications. Please see the Notice for details and where to direct inquiries.

NIH UPDATE: NIH Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs) and Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for COVID-related Research (February 3-10, 2023)

February 13, 2023
The Office of Sponsored Research updates the Office of Research, COVID-related Research webpage > Funding: as related NOSIs and FOAs are released. The following NOSIs and FOAs were posted: No COVID-related NOSIs/FOAs to report.

NIH Update: Notice of Legislative Mandates in Effect for FY 2023

February 06, 2023
NOT-OD-23-072 provides the current requirements outlined in the FY 2023 Legislative Mandates: Division H, Title II – Department of Health and Human Services

NIH Update: Notice of Fiscal Polices in Effect for FY 2023

February 06, 2023
NOT-OD-23-071 provides guidance on NIH Fiscal Operations for FY 2023 and implements the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (Public Law 117-328).