The NIH wants your input to help lower administrative burdens

The NIH is asking for your input on some proposed approaches to reducing the administrative burden in research with laboratory animals (NOT-OD-18-152 and Federal Register Notice 2018-05173). The...

Regarding the potential federal government shutdown

Update Friday, Feb. 9: Congress passed the funding bill early today, ending a brief government shutdown and the series of continuing resolutions. OHSU leaders are closely following the federal...

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the goal of the All of Us Research Program from the National Institutes of Health

Recruiting a million people to advance precision medicine, Feb. 14

On Feb. 14, OHSU will host the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit to raise awareness about the All of Us Research Program — part of the...

Ericka Boone, Ph.D., Director, Division of Loan Repayment, National Institutes of Health

NIH Loan Repayment Programs that help pay student loans

The NIH Loan Repayment Programs were established by Congress to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals in biomedical and biobehavioral research careers. The programs repay up to...

More information about the changes coming to NIH applications

As you are likely aware, big changes are coming to NIH applications, and the critical deadline of January 25, 2018 is fast approaching. That's when the new Forms E go into effect. These changes...

NRSA Technical Components Workshop, February 13

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, we encourage you to attend this workshop  to learn about...

Update regarding federal government shutdown

Updated Monday, Jan. 22 at 5 p.m.: The Senate and House have passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through Feb. 8. The shutdown will end once it is signed by President Trump with...

NIH under continuing resolution: What does it mean to you?

The NIH released a notice on December 19 indicating that all Department of Health and Human Services agencies will be acting under a continuing resolution through Jan. 19, 2018. (Note that Congress...

Coming Changes to NIH Clinical Trials and How They Affect Your Research

Beginning in 2018, NIH is changing the definition of a clinical trial—expanding it beyond its current scope. If you work with human subjects, your research may be affected, including the indirect...