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Global Health

Common Fund's Global Health program supports biomedical research and training in low and middle-income countries across three continents and focuses on a wide range of chronic, non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, maternal-child health, mental health, emergency medicine, and low birth weights; as well as on infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS and …

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Global Health

(6 days ago) Public Health Relevance. Globally, there is a demand to prevent and control infectious and non-infectious diseases. To address this public health issue, NIH provides resources to study genetics, cardiovascular disease, maternal-child health, low birth weights, and infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS in low-resource settings.

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Health Economics

(3 days ago) Health economics research promotes a deeper understanding of how stakeholders (patients, providers, health care systems, payers, etc.) value new technologies and interventions aimed at improving health. The value of any NIH-funded biomedical research will ultimately depend on the actions of these participants in the health care system because

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NIH Common Fund Health Care Systems Research Collaboratory

(3 days ago) The goal of the NIH Health Care Systems (HCS) Research Collaboratory program is to engage health care delivery organizations like clinics or hospitals as research partners in the conduct of pragmatic clinical trials. Pragmatic clinical trials take place at the site of care and are designed to provide real world evidence on the benefits and risks of treatment options for health care providers

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Transformative Health Disparities Research NIH Common Fund

(8 days ago) For this reason, conducting new research into health disparities, minority health, and health equity is an important goal of UNITE. In America, health disparities remain a persistent issue affecting racial/ethnic minority populations and other groups.

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Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and

(3 days ago) However, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) is the lead institute on research to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. NIH recognizes the need to increase the proportion of research on minority health and health disparities across the NIH ICs to address public health issues affecting all

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Undiagnosed Diseases Network

(6 days ago) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) established an intramural research program on undiagnosed diseases in 2008, known now as the Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP), to make progress in uncovering, understanding, and treating rare disorders.

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Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) NIH Common

(5 days ago) The NIH Common Fund’s Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program will propel biomedical research forward by setting the stage for widespread adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) that tackles complex biomedical challenges beyond human intuition. A key step in this process is generating new “flagship” data sets and best practices for machine learning analysis.

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Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us

(4 days ago) The Nutrition for Precision Health program includes several integrated components: 1) Research Coordinating Center: Provide administrative management and coordination across all sites. 2) Clinical Centers: Recruit, consent, and enroll All of Us participants into nutrition program. 3) Data Generation Centers: a) Perform genetic analyses of microbiome from the human gut; b) Perform …

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Science of Behavior Change

(2 days ago) The Science of Behavior Change (SOBC) program uses a systematic approach to discovering the underlying mechanisms, i.e. “the how and the why,” behind successful behavior change. Unhealthy behaviors—such as smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, overeating, and a sedentary lifestyle— contribute to negative health outcomes and common diseases.

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Global Health

(6 days ago) Health Science Administrator Office of Research on Women’s Health Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives Office of the Director National Institutes of Health (NIH) Richard Berzon, Dr.P.H. Health Scientist Administrator National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Joy Boyer, B.A.

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Public Health Relevance NIH Common Fund

(2 days ago) Undiagnosed Diseases Network's Health Relevance. There are more than 6,000 known rare diseases with many more that are yet to be discovered. While each of these conditions is rare, combined, these diseases affect an estimated 25 million Americans. Arriving at a diagnosis for a rare or unknown condition can be a long and frustrating process for

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PROMIS: Clinical Outcomes Assessment

(9 days ago) PROMIS: Clinical Outcomes Assessment. The NIH Common Fund was enacted into law by Congress through the 2006 NIH Reform Act to support cross-cutting, trans-NIH programs that require participation by at least two NIH Institutes or Centers (ICs) or would otherwise benefit from strategic planning and coordination. The requirements for the Common Fund encourage collaboration across …

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PROMIS: Clinical Outcomes Assessment

(1 days ago) Clinical measures of health outcomes, such as x-rays and lab tests, may have minimal relevance to the day-to-day functioning of patients with chronic diseases. Often, the best way patients can judge the effectiveness of treatments is by changes in symptoms.

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Human Microbiome Project

(Just Now) The Common Fund's Human Microbiome Project (HMP) developed research resources to enable the study of the microbial communities that live in and on our bodies and the roles they play in human health and disease. Microscopic study of the healthy human body has demonstrated that microbial cells outnumber human cells by about ten to one.

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Public Health Relevance NIH Common Fund

(1 days ago) Public Health Relevance. Metabolomics is the scientific study of the chemical reactions that occur in organisms, cells, or tissues. Each reaction produces small chemicals called metabolites, which play critical roles in keeping our cells healthy and functioning properly. For example, our cells break down the food we eat into metabolites, such

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Nutrition for Precision Health Funding Opportunities NIH

(5 days ago) Past Funding Opportunities. Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program: Artificial Intelligence for Multimodal Data Modeling and Bioinformatics Center (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-RM-21-001. Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program: Metabolomics and Clinical Assays Center

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Global Health

(7 days ago) The Common Fund’s Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa) program. (link is external) is generating unique data to help fill significant gaps in knowledge of the diversity within human genomes. A study published in Nature, and conducted through the H3Africa consortium, features sequenced DNA samples from 426 individuals that represent

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Health Economics

(Just Now) Members: Kevin Abbott, Ph.D. Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) April Bennett. Office of the Director. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Partha Bhattacharyya, Ph.D. Division of Behavioral and Social Research.

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Human Microbiome Project

(7 days ago) Human Microbiome Project's Health Relevance. Our bodies are inhabited by trillions of microorganisms. Yet, because of their small size (each microbe is less than 1% the width of a human hair), these rich communities of bacteria, fungi, and other microbes makes up only 1 to 2 percent of the body’s mass. Prior to the launch of the Common Fund

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Health Economics

(8 days ago) Archived Funding Opportunities. Determinants and Consequences of Personalized Health Care and Prevention (U01) RFA-RM-12-024; Notice Announcing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for RFA-RM-12-023 Diffusion of Medical Technology and Effects on Outcomes and Expenditures (U01) and RFA-RM-12-024 Determinants and Consequences of Personalized Health Care and …

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Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce

(7 days ago) The NIH recognizes a unique and compelling need to promote diversity in the biomedical, behavioral, clinical, and social sciences research workforce. As one component of a broad, trans-NIH strategy to address this need, the Common Fund has established the “Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce” program, which aims to support transformative and innovative approaches to …

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Nutrition for Precision Health Meetings NIH Common Fund

(3 days ago) On February, 11, 2021 the NIH staff hosted a pre-application webinar to discuss the overall structure and goals of the Nutrition for Precision Health (NPH) program and the specific funding opportunties annoucements (FOAs) and answer questions from prospective applicants. We encourage applicants to watch the recording and view webinar slides and our Frequency Asked Questions page …

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Epigenomics

(4 days ago) A Scientific Illustration of How Epigenetic Mechanisms Can Affect Health A Scientific Illustration of How Epigenetic Mechanisms Can Affect Health Epigenetic mechanisms are affected by several factors and processes including development in utero and in childhood, environmental chemicals, drugs and pharmaceuticals, aging, and diet.

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A Historical Overview of Health Disparities and the

(4 days ago) Health disparities are generally thought to be related to the health care system and other social factors. Several lines of investigation examining the socioenvironment and the clinical encounter give evidence of differences in the quality of care received by many racial and ethnic minorities. While these

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Health Care Systems (HCS) Research Collaboratory

(1 days ago) Health Care Delivery Drs. Walter Stewart and Ronald Paulus from Geisinger Health System discussed how the health care delivery system could be leveraged to improve research and enhance the relationships between the infrastructure of the network, scientific resources, and delivery of care. However, there are several barriers.

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Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and

(7 days ago) Catherine Kyobutungi, Executive Director, African Population and Health Research Center Julie Makani, Associate Professor in the Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. Beatrice Murage, Senior Scientist, Philips

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PROMIS: Clinical Outcomes Assessment

(1 days ago) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Peter Lyster, Ph.D. Program Director Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Donald R. Mattison, M.D. Captain US Public Health Service Senior Advisor to the Director National Institute of Child Health and Development (NICHD)

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About the NIH Common Fund

(2 days ago) The NIH Common Fund is a component of the NIH budget which is managed by the Office of Strategic Coordination/Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Coordination/Office of the NIH Director.Common Fund programs address emerging scientific opportunities and pressing challenges in biomedical research that no single NIH Institute or Center …

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Health Economics Diffusion of Medical Technology Meeting

(2 days ago) Health (NIH) Health Economics Common Fund Program in response to Diffusion of Medical Technology and Effects on Outcomes and Expenditures (RFA-RM-12-023) convened a workshop on May 5 and 6, 2016, to share progress and to discuss case studies on health care technology

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Nutrition for Precision Health FAQs NIH Common Fund

(9 days ago) 4. What is expected to happen at each module of the Nutrition for Precision Health Study? Nutrition for Precision Health is a modular discovery science study: Module 1will follow approximately 10,000 participants for up to 14 days to examine baseline diet and physiological responses to the test meal challenge. Module 1 is anticipated to consist

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Human Microbiome Project

(9 days ago) The NIH Common Fund Human Microbiome Project (HMP) was established with the mission of generating research resources enabling comprehensive characterization of the human microbiota and analysis of their role in human health and disease. The information generated by HMP is made available worldwide for use by investigators and others in efforts

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Former programs NIH Common Fund

(1 days ago) Former programs. Common Fund programs capitalize on emerging opportunities to catalyze the rate of progress across multiple biomedical fields. Programs are expected to transform the way a broad spectrum of health research is conducted. Initiatives that comprise Common Fund programs are intended to be catalytic in nature by providing limited

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Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and

(7 days ago) Health data scientists are needed to conduct policy analyses as Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) of data science research in Africa present challenges. There is a high need for clinical decision support due to a critical shortage in the medical workforce.

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HCS Research Collaboratory

(5 days ago) The Health Care Systems (HCS) Research Collaboratory is intended to improve the way clinical trials are conducted by developing systems and best practices for trials conducted at the site of care under real-world conditions. The ultimate goal is to ensure that healthcare providers and patients can make decisions based on the best available

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Transformative Research to Address Health Disparities and

(2 days ago) the National Center for Education Statistics, or are an accredited medical/health professional school with a historical mission statement that explicitly states that it was founded to educate students from

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Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and

(1 days ago) Overview The DS-I Africa State of Data Science Series is a collection of online, interactive panel discussions that took place on a weekly basis in September and October 2020. These sessions featured presentations by experts in their field, a moderated discussion, and opportunities for Q&A. Video recordings of each session are available below.

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FIRST Frequently Asked Questions NIH Common Fund

(7 days ago) LRI: For this funding announcement, LRIs are institutions offering doctorate degrees in the health professions or in a health-related science and that have a historical and current commitment to educating underrepresented students, and, for institutions that provide clinical health care services, to medically underserved communities.

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Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce

(4 days ago) National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Behrous Davani, Ph.D. Project Scientist for the SPAD initiative National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Kathy Etz, Ph.D. Project Scientist for the University of Alaska-Fairbanks BUILD program National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Jessica Faupel-Badger, Ph.D., MPH

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Health Economics

(Just Now) The Health Economics Program of the Common Fund announced a contract to IMPAQ International, LLC and its subcontractors to design and create a State Health Practice Database for Research (SHPDR). This contract, supported after a competitive review of proposals, will meet the need for state-level data for research on a range of issues affecting

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Health Economics > Attendees NIH Common Fund

(Just Now) Health Services and Economics Branch National Cancer Institute. Regina Bures, PhD Health Scientist Administrator Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Robert Carter, MD Deputy Director National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

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Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx)

(9 days ago) Health Scientist Administrator National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Walter J. Koroshetz, M.D. Director National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Thomas Lehner, Ph.D., M.P.H. Chief, Genomics Research Branch National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Nicole Lockhart, Ph.D. Program Director, ELSI

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Molecular Libraries and Imaging

(1 days ago) The Common Fund’s Molecular Libraries and Imaging program offered biomedical researchers access to the large-scale screening capacity necessary to identify small molecules that could be optimized as chemical probes to study the functions of genes, cells, and biochemical pathways in health and disease. They are also used by researchers in the public and private sectors to validate …

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Human Microbiome Project

(Just Now) The Human Microbiome Project Data Analysis and Coordinating Center (DACC) Data Portal. (link is external) provides access to all publicly available HMP data sets from both phases of the program. This curated portal is a comprehensive collection of databases and libraries, serving as a useful gateway for access to microbiome data.

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SPARC Management

(Just Now) Working Group Members This is the trans-NIH Working Group that oversees the development, implementation, communication, and assessment of the Common Fund program. Co-Chairs: Co-Chairs are Institute or Center (IC) directors or IC senior staff who lead the Working Group and have the authority to approve major activities and funding actions.

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Meetings

(1 days ago) Meetings Turning Discovery into Health: The Contributions of Health Economics Research September 28-29, 2017 Program-culminating event to highlight results from the Health Economics program and to inform the future contribution of economic methods to the mission of the NIH.

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Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and

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Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program

(4 days ago) The Working Group Members are staff from multiple NIH Institutes and Centers who provide input from their Institute or Center’s perspective. Abee Boyles, Ph.D. Program Officer. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Regina Bures,Ph.D. Program Director.

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