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.
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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.
Bloomberg Law – Research organizations facing a potential new policy on sharing and managing their data want to hear more from the NIH about how it plans to enforce the policy and whether institutes within the agency will impose additional requirements.
News-Medical.net – The grant will establish CONNECT-TBI--a program spanning 12 institutions which will study traumatic brain injury (TBI) and related neurodegenerative diseases.
HealthITAnalytics – NIH used artificial intelligence techniques to scale up the manufacturing of stem cells for patients with macular degeneration.
National Institutes of Health – Researchers used artificial intelligence (AI) to evaluate stem cell-derived “patches” of retinal pigment epithelium tissue for implanting into the eyes of patients with age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.
National Human Genome Research Institute – The program provides oversight and guidance to NHGRI scientists and physicians working to develop better diagnostic methods, innovative therapeutic approaches, and improved medical management strategies.
Science – The US National Institutes of Health last week released a draft policy that will require all investigators with NIH funding to make their data sets available to colleagues.