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The Hill – Children seem to be less susceptible than older people to the most serious symptoms of the coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, though they are no less likely to contract the virus itself.
STAT – At the heart of the decision about when to end the trial was a process that was — as is often in the case in clinical trials — by turns secretive and bureaucratic.
HealthITAnalytics — AMIA is calling for NIH to significantly change its data management and sharing policy so that it better leverages data and advances medical research.
The Washington Post – A recent Trump administration decision to limit funding of research that uses fetal tissue is already disrupting research into major diseases, including AIDS, Down syndrome and diabetes, scientists say.
Science — For 20 years, the U.S. government has urged companies, universities, and other institutions that conduct clinical trials to record their results in a federal database, so doctors and patients can see whether new treatments are safe and effective.
Government Media & Research — A working group's recommendations for artificial intelligence can propel biomedical research.
Homeland Preparedness News —This leadership consortium will encompass the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units (VTEUs). NIAID, which is part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), will fund $29 million per year for seven years for the program.
Discover — The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a crucial public supporter of biomedical research, is among the many who consider He Jiankui's experiment both as irresponsible and unethical. The NIH has not funded any use of heritable gene-editing technologies in human embryos, and it has no intention of doing so.
Science – In a widely anticipated report, an advisory group last week issued sweeping recommendations for cracking down on sexual harassment in labs funded by the National Institutes of Health.
National Institutes of Health – Joshua Denny, M.D., M.S., will oversee NIH’s efforts to build one of the largest and most comprehensive precision medicine research platforms in the world, in partnership with a diverse network of awardees and participants.
Health IT Security – The National Institutes of Health is seeking industry feedback on its draft data management and data sharing plan and guidance, including insight into planned privacy and security methods to ensure the confidentiality of the data it collects.