IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — December 1, 2014


Dr. Collins welcomed everyone to a special meeting of NIH IC Directors to discuss the recommendations on the future of the National Children’s Study (NCS) that will be presented to the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) in mid-December.

National Children’s Study: Kathy Hudson

Dr. Hudson (DDSOP) provided an overview of the background, history, timeline, and budget of the NCS. Dr. Hudson also summarized the proposed recommendations for the NCS developed by the ACD working group, as well as the next steps to move forward. The discussion focused on the data collected from the study thus far, the announcement of the recommendations, and the successes of other NIH cohort studies.

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