On September 28, 2015, National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis S. Collins announced that Michael S. Lauer is to be the new NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, replacing Sally Rockey.
SOT members were encouraged in a recent Communiqué blog to respond to a request from NIH to comment on its draft 5-Year Strategic Plan Framework. SOT Council was pleased to respond as many of the areas in the Framework mirror or are aligned with the key elements of the SOT 2015–2018 Strategic Plan.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) are launching several initiatives that are designed to boost biomedical research and sustain the global competitiveness.
Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), held a press conference recently to announce the Institutes’ plans for implementing a series of recommendations about the future of the biomedical research workforce.
SOT and a number of scientific societies and nongovernmental organizations will be submitting a letter in early April urging leaders of both House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees to provide an appropriation of $32 billion for the National Institutes of Health and $717.7 million