Tag Archives: NIH

NIH Introduces $58M Health Research Program in Africa

Health Research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has unveiled a $58 million funding opportunity to drive data science and health research activities in Africa under a five-year effort. NIH aims to develop approaches that could address Africa's clinical and public health gaps through the Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa program.

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CVP Secures BPA to Support NIH Technical Services & Programs; Anirudh Kulkarni Quoted

Anirudh Kulkarni

CVP has been awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mission Alignment (MA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract vehicle to support scientific research missions across NIH with IT programs and technical services, communications and business solutions, and cybersecurity and risk management, the company reported on Tuesday.

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NIH Provides Data Analytics Platform for COVID-19 Research

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) now offers an analytics platform through which COVID-19 researchers may analyze data for treatment studies and development. NIH said Monday that it launched this platform to support the National COVID Cohort Collaborative or N3C effort that aims to provide insight on health risks and other factors that may help scientists come up with treatments.

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FDA, NIH, NCI Releases Test Performance Data from Serological Test Kits Regarding COVID-19; Stephen Hahn, Norman Sharpless Quoted

Stephen Hahn

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released test performance data from four more serological tests kits from its independent performance validation study effort with the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI), the administration reported on Friday

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Mojdeh Bahar to Lead NIST Industrial Engagement

Mojdeh Bahar

Mojdeh Bahar, a former U.S. Department of Agriculture executive, has joined the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to serve as associate director for innovation and industry services, a role through which she will oversee industrial partnerships. Bahar will supervise NIST's technology transfer programs and external engagement efforts as she directly reports to Walter Copan, the agency's director, NIST said Friday.

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Jothi Dugar: NIH’s Optimize Program Looks at People as Asset in Campaign Against Cyber Threats

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Jothi Dugar, chief information security officer of the National Institutes of Health’s Center for Information Technology, said the NIH’s Optimize IT Security program reflects the “people-centric approach” the agency is taking to address cybersecurity concerns, Federal News Network reported Wednesday.

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White House Issues Call to Action to AI Experts Amid COVID-19 Dataset Launch; Michael Kratsios Quoted

The White House has called on artificial intelligence professionals to come up with new data and text mining processes to help answer key scientific questions about the new coronavirus. The call to action was made after researchers from Microsoft, Allen Institute for AI, Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology, the National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative unveiled the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset, the White House said Monday.

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