Notice of Special InterestJanuary 15, 2020 - 07:22PM - by Michelle Stone
The Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) on Development of Statistical, Population Genetics, and Computational Methods Related to Polygenic Prediction of Health and Disease in Diverse Populations has just been published. The purpose of the NOSI is to solicit investigator-initiated applications to develop statistical, computational, and population genetics approaches to modeling polygenic risk in human populations, especially in genetically diverse populations. Questions can be directed to Lucia Hindorff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NHGRI Recruitment for Scientific Program AnalystsNovember 22, 2019 - 01:38PM - by Michelle Stone
The NHGRI has begun its recruitment cycle for Program Analysts which will begin Summer 2020. Here you will find the job description for Scientific Program Analysts. The deadline for applications is Friday, January 17th, 2020. Please share this information with college seniors and post baccalaureates that may be interested.
NIH Office of Disease Prevention’s 2020 Early Stage Investigator LectureOctober 08, 2019 - 06:26PM - by Michelle Stone
NIH Office of Disease Prevention’s 2020 Early Stage Investigator Lecture
Call for Nominations!
Office of Disease Prevention
2020 Early-Stage Investigator LectureNominations Due: November 1, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. Winner Notified: January 15, 2020 Lecture Presentation at the NIH: April 8, 2020 We are pleased to announce the 2020 call for nominations for the Office of Disease Prevention Early-Stage Investigator Lecture. The award is made annually to an early-career scientist who has made significant research contributions in disease prevention but who has not yet successfully competed for an R01 or R01 equivalent NIH research grant. The award winner will be invited, with all travel expenses covered, to give a lecture at the NIH on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The awardee will also have the opportunity for professional networking with NIH program directors and scientists.
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NLM Taps EHRs, FHIR To Improve Sharing Of Medical Research Data.October 08, 2019 - 06:16PM - by Michelle Stone
Health Data Management (10/8) reports that National Library of Medicine (NLM) Director Patricia Flatley Brennan “told a House appropriations subcommittee late last month that NLM is working on tools to facilitate research use of HL7’s Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard, which is being widely adopted for use in EHR systems.” The efforts by NLM “are in accordance with a National Institutes of Health notice issued in July encouraging NIH-funded researchers to explore the use of the FHIR standard to capture, integrate and exchange clinical data for research purposes and to enhance capabilities to share research data.” Brennan said, “As a major force in health data standards for more than 30 years, NLM’s investments have led to major advances in the ways high volume research and clinical data are collected, structured, standardized, mined and delivered. ... In close collaboration with other HHS agencies, NLM develops, funds and disseminates clinical terminologies designated as essential for demonstrating meaningful use of EHRs and health information exchange.”