IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — January 8, 2015


Dr. Collins welcomed everyone to the meeting, and reminded the IC Directors of the upcoming release of the IOM report on Clinical Trial Data Sharing. The Clinical Trials and Common Rule NPRMs, as well as upcoming Congressional visits and activities, were discussed. A brief update on the Ebola response also was provided.

IRP Plan: Michael Gottesman

Dr. Gottesman (DDIR) provided an overview of the steps going forward to develop an implementation plan to address the recommendations for the IRP developed by the ACD working group. The discussion focused on the steps going forward to develop the plan and concerns with specific recommendations.

NSF Visit: France Cordova and James Olds

Drs. Cordova and Olds (NSF) discussed the various NSF activities relevant to NIH, including their reproducibility and BRAIN efforts. The discussion focused on NSF’s specific approaches to address reproducibility in science and issues associated with the grant review process, as well as various competitions and experiments NSF is conducting to evaluate different policies and processes.

This page last reviewed on July 30, 2015