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Obama Signs Program Management Improvement & Accountability Act

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President Barack Obama has signed legislation that seeks to boost accountability and best practices in project and program management functions across the federal government. The Project Management Institute said Friday both chambers of the Congress approved the Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 with bipartisan support. PMIAA will …

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Senate OKs Program Mgmt Improvement & Accountability Bill

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The Senate has passed a bill that seeks to boost accountability and best practices in project and program management across the federal government. The Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015 was unanimously approved by the Senate for the second time and will be sent to President Barack Obama for his …

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FDA Drafts Genomic Test Guidelines to Support White House’s Precision Medicine Initiative

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The Food and Drug Administration has released two draft guidance documents that seek to provide a streamlined oversight process for genomic tests as part of the Precision Medicine Initiative established by the Obama Administration. FDA proposed a new regulatory system meant to help manufacturers accelerate the development of genetic screening devices, the White House said Wednesday. The draft …

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NIH to Grant $142M to Mayo Clinic for Biological Sample Collection

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The National Institutes of Health plans to award $142 million to the Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo Clinic to collect, store and distribute biological samples or biospecimens to support research efforts under the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort program. NIH said Thursday the PMI Cohort program aims to study individual differences in health and disease through biospecimens, lifestyle and …

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