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What CITI Program is Reading – 4/20/21

“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.


How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Changed Caregiver Education and Training New virtual approaches to education have limitations, but can have benefits as well. Read The Full Article
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FDA Authorizes Marketing of First Device that Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help Detect Potential Signs of Colon Cancer Studies show that this new device identified lab-confirmed adenomas or carcinomas at a greater rate than standard colonoscopies. Read The Full Article
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Monkey-Human Hybrid Research Offers Promise, but Sparks Ethical Debate The scientific community is calling for public debate regarding the ethical implications of animal-human chimeras. Read The Full Article
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NIH funds new influenza research network The NIH has established a new program to study the natural history, transmission, and pathogenesis of influenza and COVID-19. Read The Full Article
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Using Biometric Information for Payments and Services Before providing biometric information such as your voice to an app or service, make sure you read the terms of service and privacy policy to confirm you agree with its potential use. Read The Full Article
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Bringing clinical trials into the new age with blockchain A blockchain-based system can ensure clinical trial records are not tampered with. Its decentralized nature can also help retain strong governance mechanisms across varying locations. Read The Full Article
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NIH Begins Implementation of OSTP Foreign Influence Recommendations for Research Institutions Compliance with the NIH and White House Office of Science and Technology Policy's new foreign support disclosure requirements is required by 25 May 2021. Read The Full Article
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How startups can ensure CCPA and GDPR compliance in 2021 Fewer resources, smaller teams, and lack of planning are some of the challenges startups encounter when it comes to data compliance. Read The Full Article