Dr. Michael Lauer is the NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research and author of the NIH blog, “Open Mike”. If you are interested in a personal and candid conversation about what is on the mind of senior NIH management, then this is an unforgettable opportunity.
Upon completion of this session, participants will be able to:
explain challenges that affect the rigor and reproducibility of research findings;
describe how NIH and others are evaluating the effectiveness and role of peer review in making funding decisions;
describe how NIH plans to expand the dissemination of findings from NIH-funded clinical trials; and
describe how NIH is thinking about the value of bibliometric assessments of its funded research.