IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — April 10, 2014


Dr. Collins described several upcoming Congressional visits and hearings. A Nature News in Focus article also was mentioned.

Leadership Forum Follow-Up: Larry Tabak

Dr. Tabak (DEPD) provided an update on the items that arose during the January NIH Leadership Forum. The discussion focused on the progress made to date and the next steps.

Reproducibility Follow-Up: Larry Tabak and Sally Rockey

Dr. Tabak (DEPD) provided an overview of the ongoing pilots, resource development, and stakeholder engagement thus far. Dr. Rockey (DDER) discussed various issues surrounding reproducibility and rigor in research, including cell line authentication and consideration of sex as a biological variable. The discussion focused on how best to address issues surrounding reproducibility, and items that should be considered to move forward.

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