Research Assistant: Genetics & Epidemiology (Doria)
Joslin Diabetes Center - Boston, MA

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The Research Assistant (Genetics and Epidemiology) will assist with a research project testing the effectivenes of the drug allopurinol in preventing kidney function loss in diabetes by means of a clinical trial. Interview and examine patients in the clinic communicating to participants the essence and implication of involvement in a clinical trial. Obtain blood samples for lab testing using phlebotomy skills. Process, label, and store blood samples. Record data in electronic databases and hard copy.

  • Recruit study participants utilizing mailings and telephone calls, and schedule examination appointments
  • Explain to patients the nature of the study and obtain informed consent.
  • Interview and examine study participants in clinic or on the phone.
  • Process and store samples, transporting these in a safe manner
  • Store data in appropriate electronic databases and hard copy
  • Work independently to complete projects for deadlines, and report progress to project manager on a regular basis
    • Bachelors degree
    • Entry level position

    Joslin Diabetes Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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