Starting January 29, 2019, NIH will begin implementing the Inclusion Across the Lifespan policy, which requires the consideration of age, along with sex/gender and race/ethnicity, in applications that involve human participants. What does this policy mean for you and your study? Continue reading
If you are proposing a study that will include both an existing dataset and recruitment of new participants, you should provide separate inclusion forms for the existing dataset and the participants to be prospectively recruited. The existing dataset sample can … Continue reading
If the study is considered human subjects’ research and meets the NIH definition of clinical research, then it is subject to the NIH inclusion policy.
The inclusion of women, different racial and ethnic groups, and children is extremely important in clinical research to understand who is affected by a given disease or condition and to develop the appropriate treatments. …. I’m bringing this topic to your attention because there has been some confusion about the distinction between race and ethnicity and how to report this information to the NIH. …. Continue reading