He said that for the first time NIH
has developed National Laboratory Policy, National Bio safety Policy, Case Definition Booklet and List of Priority Diseases while NIH
has also drafted Public Health Act, Integrated Vector Borne Control plan and Pandemic Preparedness Plan.
However, the NIH
stopped the construction work,' he said.
, through its trans-NIH Center for Regenerative Medicine (NIH
CRM), the NIH
Clinical Center, and the newly established NIH
Center for Translational Therapeutics (NCTT), will foster these interactions.
is considering new mechanisms of direct support of drug development efforts within the small business community, but no decision has been made public at this time.
In addition, we will continue to work together to monitor and improve the peer-review process for NIEHS applications across all NIH
This is a shift in the policy spelled out by NIH
in February 2005 in the wake of a series of congressional hearings that exposed a number of potential conflicts of interest by NIH
Scientists at the NIH
have discovered many things over the years, but evidently they haven't yet found a way to balance innovation and objectivity.
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Physicians, scientists, and other specialists on the NIH
payroll will still be permitted to treat patients for fees, teach bona fide university courses, write textbooks, and receive pavement for activities related to continuing medical education.
Shortly after Zerhouni's announcement, the Office of Government Ethics, which had previously found no major problems with the NIH
's consulting policies, issued a report recommending that the NIH
prohibit all consulting with pharmaceutical companies.
has not yet completed our review and analysis of individual consulting activities, we have identified vulnerabilities in our system that give us pause," NIH
deputy director Raynard S.