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15
Dec2020

On October 29, the Final NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing was published. It will require “researchers to prospectively plan for how scientific data will be preserved and shared through submission of a Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Plan” and will apply to any NIH-funded or -conducted research that generates scientific data. It will be effective as of January 25, 2023. The final rule isn’t perfect: there is no mandate to share data, and grantees will need guidance on crucial questions of communicating these complex issues to participants. Nevertheless, the rule represents a positive step toward expanded, responsible sharing of data, which is critical to both good science and just treatment of research subjects.  Read more

28
May2020

Researchers in the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health invite IRB members to participate in a short study related to pediatric research ethics. The purpose of the study is to explore and compare the views of members of the general public and the views of members of IRBs on various types of medical research with children. The information collected is intended to inform how IRBs evaluate the ethical acceptability of proposed medical research in the future. Read more

30
Mar2020

PRIM&R is generally very pleased with the breadth and aims of the framework. The framework’s third objective, which emphasizes integrity, accountability, and social responsibility in the conduct of science, demonstrates NIH’s clear commitment to the idea that good science is responsible science. Read more

10
Jan2020

On November 8, 2019, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released its Draft NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing and Supplement Draft Guidance as part of its continuing efforts to ensure public access to research the government conducts and pays for. Today, PRIM&R submitted comments applauding the NIH for taking steps to accelerate data sharing efforts while also offering a few constructive suggestions primarily centered around privacy and funding issues. The comment period closes today, and we encourage interested parties to consider submitting their own comments. Read more