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What CITI Program is Reading – 20 July 2021

20 July 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.

Integrating Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV) in Biomedical Research

16 July 2021 by CITI Program

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) now offers the course Sex as a Biological Variable: A Primer. Intended for researchers, NIH grant applicants, and peer reviewers, the course examines how SABV can be accounted for and properly integrated within research design, analyses, and other aspects of biomedical sciences. […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 13 July 2021

13 July 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.

Information Security in the Time of COVID-19

9 July 2021 by CITI Program

Many of us have been working from home, at least part-time, for quite a while. It is important to remember that recommended information security best practices are applicable now more than ever as COVID-19 has spurred an outbreak of malware and phishing. Recently, these types of scams have become more of a problem. It remains […]

What CITI Program is Reading – 7 July 2021

7 July 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.

WHO Guidance on Ethics and Governance of AI for Health

2 July 2021 by CITI Program

After a year and a half of deliberation among experts in various fields, including ethics, digital technology, law, and human rights as well as experts from Ministries of Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) has released a new guidance entitled “Ethics & Governance of Artificial Intelligence for Health.” The guidance document includes:   Applications of […]

New Draft Guidance for Investigational New Drug Application and Bioavailability/Bioequivalence Studies

2 July 2021 by CITI Program

The FDA has released a new draft guidance for sponsors and sponsor investigators entitled “Safety Reporting Requirements and Safety Assessment for Investigational New Drug (IND) Application and Bioavailability/Bioequivalence Studies.” The draft guidance document includes: Definitions of adverse event, adverse reaction, suspected adverse reaction, unexpected, serious, and life-threatening. An overview of IND application safety reporting requirements. […]

Details and Public Comments on Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule

1 July 2021 by CITI Program

Earlier this year, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) posted “Proposed Modifications to the HIPAA Privacy Rule To Support, and Remove Barriers to, Coordinated Care and Individual Engagement.” These changes address standards that may impede the transition to value-based health care while continuing to protect the privacy and security of individuals’ […]

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.