NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health is seeking public comments on draft policy proposals for how researchers should share data from human and non-human genomics research projects, NIH said today.

The draft Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy proposed by NIH was developed both to protect the privacy of research participants and of intellectual property, and to help promote the sharing of data, which NIH sees as an important, enabling aspect of genomics research.

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