NIH issues long-awaited guidance on other support, foreign components, and financial conflicts of interest

On 10 July 2019 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued its long-awaited guidance addressing grantee disclosure obligations related to researchers' activities outside the United States.

The NIH notice is presented as a "remind[er]" and explicitly states that "NIH has long required full transparency for all research activities both domestic and foreign and does not consider these clarifications to be changes in policy." However, when read in conjunction with the accompanying FAQs, this "clarification" is effectively a significant expansion of grantee reporting obligations and will likely pose considerable compliance challenges and risks going forward.

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