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June 2011

Science Policy Insider News (June 2011)

Science GRO plays offense and defense in wake of new congressional attacks on behavioral science

Science Policy Insider News June 2011

Science Subcommittee Chairman Mo Brooks (R-AL) characterized social and behavioral sciences as “the ‘soft’ sciences to distinguish them from the physical and life sciences”

Reorganization of NIH Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction research delayed

NIH Deputy Director Dr. Lawrence Tabak provided an update to the NIAAA Advisory Council on the proposed timeline for the reorganization

NICHD Vision Process update: Institute continuing to accept comments until July 15

The process will chart an ambitious but achievable scientific vision for the NICHD and its research communities

PCORI Board to seek input on priorities for health research funding

Public feedback on the definition of “patient-centered outcomes research” will help determine the range of research the Institute will fund

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