NANOS Clinical Survey and Investigation Request Policy

To facilitate clinical research in neuro-ophthalmology, NANOS will announce qualified clinical surveys and investigations to the membership. Posting is free to members and at a cost to non-members. Please note that the announcement of a study does not imply endorsement by NANOS.

In order to have an investigation posted, interested parties will need to comply with the following:

  1. Draft a sample announcement letter that includes the rationale of the study and the specific question that will be addressed by the investigation.
  2. The study must be IRB approved.
  3. If the study involves a questionnaire, a pre-review of the questionnaire by the NANOS Research Committee will be required prior to approval of the posting.
  4. If the study involves a clinical trial, then it must be registered at clinicaltrials.gov, and the announcement should contain or provide a web link to a site containing the following:
    A. objectives of the study
    B. details of subject participation
    C. inclusion and exclusion criteria
    D. potential risks or benefits

Submit details to meetings@nanosweb.org. The Research Committee Chairs will review all submissions before posting to the general membership through NANOSLTR. Please allow 5-7 business days for your request to be reviewed. Postings will be conducted in the following manner:

A. If NANOS membership is organizationally involved in the survey or investigation, then NANOS will internally distribute the advertisement free of charge with the following disclaimer:

Disclaimer: This message is sent on behalf of NANOS member(s) xxx, xxx. Please note that this email does not represent an endorsement of the study by NANOS. Per NANOS Clinical Survey and Investigation Request policy, the message/posting was pre-approved by the Research committee chairs for posting on the NANOS listserv as the research outcomes OR this research can be of value to neuro ophthalmologists and NANOS membership.

B. If membership is not involved in the clinical trial, then NANOS will internally distribute the advertisement to members at a cost with the following disclaimer:

Disclaimer: The entity purchased the right to have the NANOS Executive Office send out this message to its members in a manner that would not allow them to access your email addresses directly. Per NANOS Clinical Survey and Investigation Request policy, the message/posting was pre-approved by the Research committee chairs for posting on the NANOS listserv as the research outcomes OR this research can be of value to neuro-ophthalmologists and NANOS membership. Please note that this email does not represent an endorsement of the study by NANOS.

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NANOS members have successfully presented a poster on Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowships and Careers at the AAN Faculty and Trainee Reception at the AAN 2018 Annual Meeting.

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