What CITI Program is Reading – 2/9/21
9 February 2021 by CITI Program

Welcome to the first edition of our weekly blog series, “What CITI Program is Reading,” which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant…

FDA’s New AI/ML Device Regulation Action Plan
20 January 2021 by CITI Program

On 12 January 2021, the FDA announced a five-part action plan creating a framework which would enable FDA to further their oversight as well as…

CDC and Vaccine Safety
4 January 2021 by CITI Program

On 22 December 2020 the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated their Ensuring the Safety of COVID-19 Vaccines in the United States…

New FDA Guidance on Certificates of Confidentiality
15 December 2020 by CITI Program

Investigators can request discretionary Certificates of Confidentiality (CoCs) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for non-federally funded research that is subject to FDA…

New Guidance on College and University J-1 Exchange Programs
7 December 2020 by CITI Program

The Department of State’s Exchange Visitor Program (BridgeUSA) has issued Guidance Directive Exchange Visitor Program – Confucius Institutes 2020-01, which provides new guidance on the relationship…

FDA Guidance for More Inclusive Clinical Trial Enrollment Practices
11 November 2020 by CITI Program

Clinical drug and biologics trials should aim to have participants represent the likely users of the approved medication. The FDA has issued guidance for sponsors…

OHRP’S Annotated Comparison of the Revised Common Rule and the Pre-2018 Requirements
11 November 2020 by CITI Program

OHRP has added an annotated comparison of the pre-2018 Common Rule with the 2018 regulations. On this page you’ll also find additional information about whether…

Are you thinking about participating in vaccine research?
4 November 2020 by CITI Program

As we continue to work together to fight COVID-19, we are reminded of the importance of volunteers to serve in vaccine trials. But deciding to…

Public Trust in Science with Dr. Fauci
20 October 2020 by CITI Program

On November 19, 2020 and as part of the of The Hastings Center’s series, Securing Health in a Troubled Time, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director at…

Are teachers born or made?
19 October 2020 by Carole Mottaz, EdD - University of Wisconsin – River Falls, Capella University

This was one of the first questions asked of us when I started teacher training college in England a number – possibly a great number…

The Importance of Cybersecurity for NIH-Supported Research
20 October 2020 by CITI Program

In recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Dr. Michael Lauer, the NIH’s Deputy Director for Extramural Research, has published some thoughts on the importance of…

2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Development of Tools to Edit DNA
19 October 2020 by CITI Program

Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their contributions to genome editing. The pair partnered in 2011 and by…