APA Science Policy News
APA Science Policy News (April 2013)Pat Kobor
Science agency budgets caught in debates about federal spending.
Concerns arise about further moves against behavioral sciences.
One of the recommendations calls for the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy to take a leadership role in coordinating the development of common data and measures.
FDA sought input and supporting evidence about how changes in the warnings would affect understanding of the risks.
Alfiee Breland-Noble, PhD, of Georgetown University will serve on one of PCORI’s new advisory panels, established to help refine and prioritize research questions.
APA grad students lobby for NIH, NSF.
The all-day meeting included a session for identification and prioritization of key research questions for an upcoming targeted funding announcement.
Congress will decide whether to appropriate funding for the research.
PCORI issues funding announcements for development of a National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network
The institute will award up to $68 million for new and existing “clinical data research networks” and “patient-powered research networks.”
The incumbent will provide leadership in the design, development and operation of statistical and information systems that guide the actions of policies to improve the health of the American people.