Science Policy Insider News

Science Directorate
January 2012

Science Policy Insider News (January 2012)

APA partners with Tobacco Free Kids and others to comment on proposed FDA regulations

Keeping kids tobacco free

The comments cite a significant body of scientific evidence substantiating the need for rigorous standards of tobacco product review

PCORI Seeks Input on National Research Priorities and Research Design Framework

PCORI has announced a public comment period that ends on March 15

National Advisory Mental Health Council discusses HIV/AIDS behavioral research

NIMH Deputy Director Phil Wang provided the overview of the NIMH’s HIV/AIDS research portfolio, which makes up $196 million of NIMH’s overall budget

NIH “Rock Talk” provides good information on grant success rates and more

Scientists interested in NIH funding should check out the blog of NIH Deputy Director of Extramural Research, Dr. Sally Rockey