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FDA: Financial disclosures by clinical investigators

This guidance represents the Food and Drug Administration's current thinking on this topic. It provides information on financial disclosure, disclosable financial arrangements, requirements and definitions, and a good Q&A section. The article can be found here

GAO: Record linkage and privacy: issues for new federal research/statistical info

According to the General Accounting Office (GAO), report record linkage is a computer-based process that combines multiple sources of existing data. Federally sponsored linkage projects may inform policy debates, track program outcomes, help local government or business planning or contribute knowledge that might benefit millions of people. This research will be conducted under federal auspices (or with federal funding) and produce new research or statistical information. Despite these benefits, concerns about personal privacy are relevant. To see the objectives, scope and methodology for linkage projects that involve person-specific data in the GAO report, click here

NIH: Stem cells- scientific stem cell report

Stem cells are a hot topic. In the report prepared by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a good synopsis of the medical miracle and controversy is detailed in the 10-page executive summary. This report can be found here.

Last Updated: 9/8/16