As some of you may already know, in November, I will transition as Director of the Office of Extramural Research (OER) and NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research (DDER) to the role of Special Advisor to the NIH Director. Much remains to be done, and we have a number of challenges ahead, but I am very proud of all that we have been able to accomplish in our five years together. Continue reading
This month NIH will be intensifying its efforts to ensure compliance with the Public Access Policy. Continue reading
Pilot program enables enhanced management of FCOI reports via the eRA Commons. Continue reading
While many details continue to be worked through, the first set of changes to the Peer Review process are already underway. Continue reading
The NIH is decreasing the number of amended grant application resubmissions from two to one in an effort to fund meritorious science earlier. Continue reading
After her tenure as NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, Dr. Norka Ruiz Bravo has announced that she will step down as NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research and Director, Office of Extramural Research (OER) in November. Continue reading
NIH is currently operating under a continuing resolution (CR), effective through March 6, 2009. A CR is legislation enacted by Congress when the new fiscal year is about to begin (or has begun) to provide budget authority for federal agencies and programs to continue operating until regular appropriations acts are ratified.
Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health Joxel García, M.D., M.B.A.,has announced the appointment of Jerry A. Menikoff, M.D., J.D. as the director of the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), Office of Public Health and Science, … Continue reading
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The HHS Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) has posted on its Web site a finalized guidance document entitled, “Guidance on Engagement of Institutions in Human Subjects Research.” The public comments submitted on the draft document were very helpful as … Continue reading