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NIH

The United States National Institutes of Health.

NIH

(Not Invented Here) See digispeak and NIH syndrome.
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Earlier in a briefing, Executive Director NIH, Brig Prof Aamer Ikram gave orientation to the Minster about number of development projects in NIH.
'We have been running the OPD in NIH's allergy centre and the institute has been insisting we vacate the building.
The MOU establishes a framework to advance the complementary and synergistic goals of CIRM and the NIH to "help NIH and CIRM researchers work together to bring their special talents in stem cell and regenerative medicine research to bear upon prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of various diseases."
To help address this need, the NIH established a pilot programme to make available, at no charge, certain critical resources needed for the development of new therapeutic agents.
Our data indicate that across the NIH, applications from any given institute generally have less favorable outcomes when reviewed in study sections in which they represent less than 5% of the total applications being reviewed.
Under the final rule, which became effective in August, about 200 NIH employees with senior decision-making authority and their families will be required to divest of all stock holdings in excess of $15,000 per company for organizations substantially affected by NIH decisions.
The National Assembly of Scientists, an organization representing senior NIH researchers, has published a statement warning that the rules might produce a brain drain.
"With the rapid growth in the public's use of the Internet, the NIH must take a leadership role in making available to the public the research that we support," says Elias Zerhouni, NIH director.
From now on, no one at NIH may accept even unpaid side work with any organization that might have a financial interest in any research or other activity going on at, or supported by, the agency.
In response to the allegations, NIH Director Elias Zerhouni appointed a blue-ribbon panel to examine the charges and make recommendations for changes in NIH policies.
The action comes after months of congressional hearings that identified outside activities by NIH employees that were not reported to the agency.