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March 1, 2016
IC Directors’ Meeting Highlights — September 24, 2015
Announcements: Francis Collins
Dr. Collins provided an update on the Precision Medicine Initiative report, roll-out, and response. An overview of the recent and upcoming Congressional activities, meetings, and visits also was given. The potential and preparation for a potential shutdown also was discussed.
CFC Discussion: James Battey
Dr. Battey (NIDCD) presented an overview of the upcoming Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) activities.
NIH-wide Strategic Plan Update: Larry Tabak
Dr. Tabak (DEPD) provided an update on the NIH-wide Strategic Plan, including the feedback received, the status of the draft, and next steps.
Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Update: Larry Tabak
Dr. Tabak (DEPD) provided an overview of the current ECHO program plan. Information on the focus, the potential research questions that could be addressed, the overall program structure, and the governance model. The discussion centered on linkage between ECHO and PMI, the biorepository, tracking non-infectious diseases/disorders, newborn screening measures, and cohort diversity.
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