Tags » Research Assessments

What's In A New Name - The National Center For Complementary And Integrative Health

One of the Centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) changed its name.  The newly christened National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.  231 more words

Science Policy: General

Peer Review - Even Patients Can Participate

From ScienceInsider comes word of a journal looking to involve patients in all parts of the research and publication process, including peer review.  Research Involvement and Engagement… 191 more words

Science Policy: General

NIH IRB Proposal Reflects Proposed Common Rule Changes

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a request for comments on a draft policy concerning Institutional Review Boards (IRB).  The NIH proposes allowing multi-site research studies to… 116 more words

Science Policy: General

Biomedical Journals Lay Down Some Transparency Markers

Both Nature and Science are noting in their latest issues the results of a June conference they co-convened with the National Institutes of Health (NIH).  At that conference, editors from over 30 journals, along with other scientific leaders in biomedical fields, met to discuss principles and guidance for reporting pre-clinical research. 208 more words

Science Policy: General

A New Innovation Research Network Worth Following

The University of Michigan has announced the formation of the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS), to be housed in its Institute for Social Research… 149 more words

Research Assessments

Study That Prompted Allegations Of NIH Interference Found Wanting

In March 2013 the Office for Human Subjects Research Protections (OHRP) at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that some of the informed consent provisions… 231 more words

Government