Enhancing Rigor, Transparency, and Translatability to Improve Biomedical Research Involving Animal Models

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a Request for Information (NOT-OD-20-130) “inviting comments and suggestions on enhancing scientific rigor in biomedical research involving animal models.” The NIH is requesting comments from scientific bodies and the general public on rigor and transparency, optimizing the relevance to human biology and disease, and research culture.

For more information, please refer to the full text of the Request for Information. Those interested in submitting comments should do so via the submission website by July 31, 2020, at 11:59 pm (ET). Any inquiries regarding this request should be sent via email.


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