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  • Accelerating Rare Diseases Research and Orphan Product Development Consensus Study
    In response to a request from the NIH Office of Rare Diseases and the FDA Office of Orphan Products Development, a committee of the IOM will prepare a report that will assess existing strategies to promote research discoveries and development of...
  • Review of Adverse Effects of Vaccines Consensus Study
    The committee will review the epidemiological, clinical, and biological evidence regarding adverse health events associated with specific vaccines covered by the Vaccine Injury Compensation Program.
  • Qualification of Biomarkers and Surrogate Endpoints in Chronic Disease Consensus Study
    An IOM committee will be convened to generate recommendations on the qualification process for biomarkers, with focus on risk biomarkers and surrogate endpoints in chronic disease.
  • Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders Forum
    The Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders focuses on building partnerships to further understand the brain and nervous system, disorders in their structure and function, as well as effective clinical prevention and treatment strategies.
  • National Cancer Policy Forum Forum
    The National Cancer Policy Forum was established to serve as a focal point and trusted venue for the engagement of national leaders from multiple sectors working cooperatively to address high priority policy issues in the nation's effort to combat...
  • Saving Women's Lives: Strategies for Improving Breast Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Consensus Study
    The National Cancer Policy Board, in collaboration with the Board on Science and Technology and Economic Policy, has launched a new study to explore the most effective strategies for accelerating the flow of medical innovations from the stage of...
  • Medicare Coverage of Routine Thyroid Screening Consensus Study
    The Institute of Medicine has been asked to conduct a study on the addition of coverage of routine thyroid screening (using a thyroid stimulating hormone test) as a preventative benefit under title XVIII of the Social Security Act for some or all...