The US National Institutes of Health announced that it is seeking comments on whether or not it should tighten conflict-of-interest standards for researchers receiving NIH grants, reports Science Insider. According to the Federal Register (PDF), NIH is particularly interested in hearing about expanding the scope of regulation and disclosure, how a "significant financial interest" should be defined, and how to identify and manage institutional-level conflict. Comment deadline is July 7.
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