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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 »

National Academy of Sciences Committee to Examine Federal Research Regulations

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is convening a group of experts to address the effects of regulatory burden on the research community. Members serving on the Committee on Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century will examine federal regulations and reporting requirements affecting research. Some… Read More »

Research Community Gears up for Several Science Communications Workshops this Fall

By Allison Lea With the effects of sequestration well underway, the scientific community recognizes the growing need to effectively communicate the importance of basic research. As a result, several conferences and workshops are lined up this fall that aim to improve science communication on a national scale. On September 23-25, the National Academy of Sciences… Read More »