Tag Archives: Data Sharing

FASEB Comments on NIH Proposed Changes to Genomic Data Sharing Policy

FASEB submitted comments this week in support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) proposed changes to the Genomic Data Sharing Policy (NOT-OD-17-110). The proposal would increase access to summary genomic statistics in the Database for Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP) and other NIH databases. Access would be contingent on users reviewing informational materials on the… Read More »

FASEB provides feedback to NIH on genotype and phenotype database

On April 5, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) summited comments in response to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Request for Information (RFI) on “Processes for dbGaP Data Submission, Access, and Management” (NOT-OD-17-044). The dbGaP Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes was developed to store and share data from human studies. FASEB’s comments… Read More »

FASEB launches survey on shared research resources

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) launched a survey of researchers’ experiences with shared research resources. Responses are requested from resource users and providers in the United States by March 2. The questions in this 10-15 minutes survey focus on the following topics: (1) resource utilization and unmet needs; (2) the role… Read More »

FASEB provides feedback to NIH on data management, sharing, and citation

On December 7, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) submitted a response to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Request for Information (RFI) on “Strategies for NIH Data Management, Sharing, and Citation” (NOT-OD-17-015). The comments were consistent with the FASEB Statement on Data Management and Access from March, 2016. In its response,… Read More »

New rules on registering and reporting clinical trials

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued new rules on announcing clinical trials and reporting their results. On September 16, HHS released the Final Rule on clinical trials registration and summary results information submission on the ClinicalTrials.gov website. The Final Rule mirrors the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published in November 2014. At… Read More »

NIH Advisory Committee Considers Recommendations for Future Directions

The 110th meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) included presentations on topics ranging from a new strategic vision for the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to a proposed NIH-wide strategic plan, as well as updates on the implementation of  recommendations accepted during prior meetings. The… Read More »

IOM Report Describes Strategies for Responsible Sharing of Clinical Trial Data

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies released the report “Sharing Clinical Trial Data: Maximizing Benefits, Minimizing Risk” on January 14, 2015. It concludes that data sharing is in the public interest, but an effort on the part of many stakeholders is needed “to develop a culture, infrastructure, and policies that will foster… Read More »