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What CITI Program is Reading – 29 June 2021

29 June 2021 by CITI Program

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

Biden Administration Initiative on Foreign Corruption

23 June 2021 by CITI Program

The Biden Administration on June 3, 2021 released a memorandum on “Establishing the Fight Against Corruption as a Core United States National Security Interest.” The memorandum outlines that corruption threatens not only the United States’ national security but also economic equity, global anti-poverty and development efforts, and democracy itself. To address corruption concerns, the Biden […]

The Potential Impact of the US Innovation and Competition Act on Higher Education Institutions

23 June 2021 by CITI Program

The United States Senate recently passed S. 1260 – United States Innovation and Competition Act of 2021, (USICA). The bipartisan legislative provides approximately $200 billion to enhance the United States’ global research competitiveness. The legislation also supports domestic manufacturing and addresses foreign influence in research. The Act makes provisions for the increase in federal support […]

5 Must-Add Books for Your Summer Reading List

22 June 2021 by CITI Program

With input from our staff, authors, and External Advisory Board, CITI Program has compiled a list of must-read books for the Summer of 2021. This list covers topics like the expanding role of race in biomedicine, how academia has become a major target of foreign and domestic espionage, the future of gene editing, the science […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 22 June 2021

22 June 2021 by CITI Program

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

International Men’s Health Week 2021

17 June 2021 by CITI Program

In 2002, International Men’s Health Week was launched as the result of a Men’s Health Network meeting at the 2nd World Congress on Men’s Health in Vienna. It is recognized by many countries as the week leading up to and including Father’s Day and serves as a reminder for men of all ages to take […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 15 June 2021

15 June 2021 by CITI Program

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

What CITI Program is Reading – 8 June 2021

8 June 2021 by CITI Program

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

ISSCR Updated Stem-Cell Guidelines

7 June 2021 by CITI Program

The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) has updated its stem cell research and regenerative medicine guidelines. According to their website, the “The 2021 guidelines include new recommendations to address the recent scientific advances involving embryos, stem cell-based embryo models, chimeras, organoids, and genome editing.”  These recommendations resulted from 18 months of deliberations by […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 1 June 2021

1 June 2021 by CITI Program

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

Listen to a Discussion on the Healthcare Community’s Return to Normalcy

28 May 2021 by CITI Program

Listen to our Managing Director, Bharat Krishna and BRANY CEO, Paddy Mullen on Health Professional Radio as they discuss the results of a new survey of over 7,000 respondents, including physicians, nurses, students, and researchers about the healthcare community’s return to normalcy. The confidence of healthcare professionals in their organization’s ability to return to normalcy […]

Foreign Influence in Academia: The Rollercoaster Ride that Keeps on Going

27 May 2021 by Allen A. DiPalma, MBA

Introduction When I think of spring, I think of warmer weather, and planning Spring Break Trips. In my case, these trips usually include amusement parks. My favorite rides have always been rollercoasters which of course come in many different configurations. However, there is one thing that defines them all–they all must end at some point, […]

FDA Releases Draft Guidance about Form FDA 1572

26 May 2021 by CITI Program

On 20 May 2021, the FDA released a draft information sheet guidance for sponsors, clinical investigators, and institutional review boards (IRBs) entitled “Frequently Asked Questions—Statement of Investigator (Form FDA 1572) (Revision 1).” The guidance draft proposes to revise responses to the following frequently asked questions from the Form FDA 1572 FAQ Guidance: Question 10: Must […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 25 May 2021

25 May 2021 by CITI Program

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

New SACHRP Recommendations Available

21 May 2021 by CITI Program

The Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) provides expert advice and recommendations on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the protection of human research subjects. It works to advise on how to improve the quality of the system of human research protection programs. SACHRP has released their recommendations to provide expert […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 18 May 2021

18 May 2021 by CITI Program

“What CITI Program is Reading” is our weekly blog series which highlights news articles curated by our staff and relevant to research, higher education, healthcare, technology, and more. Follow us on LinkedIn for upcoming editions and more information from CITI Program.

Revisions to ISO 14155:2020

14 May 2021 by CITI Program

On 28 July 2020, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published an updated version of their widely used international reference for good clinical practice (GCP) for medical device investigations, ISO 14155:2020, Clinical investigation of medical devices for human subjects – Good clinical practice. This revised standard is valid from the time of publication with no transition period. It […]

The President’s American Rescue Plan Allocates Billions for Public Health Staffing

14 May 2021 by CITI Program

As part of this administration’s American Rescue Plan, $4.4 billion will be allocated to help states with additional staff to support COVID-19 response efforts. In order to expand over-stretched public health departments, funding will be used to: Help states and localities increase their public health staffing and expertise. Launch Public Health AmeriCorps. Recruit and train […]