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Amendment to Federal Register Notice: NIST issues amendments 2010 TIP competition

NIST clarifies that device development is not a focus of 2010 TIP competition.

Vaccines: 2009-H1N1 Influenza NVAC Vaccination Program Financing

This Report contains NVAC recommendations based on the Working Group’s findings and conclusions, and includes recommendations developed by the NVAC Adolescent Working Group. It takes into account public comments and extensive stakeholder input received. The overall goal of the Report is to ensure that all children and adolescents have access to all routinely recommended vaccinations without financial barriers.

Promoting Health and Preventing Disease: Childhood and Adult Vaccine Updates and Recommendations

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Clinician Outreach and Community Activity (COCA) Conference Call July 27, 2010.

Vaccines: 2008 Draft Strategic National Vaccine Plan

The National Vaccine Program was established in 1986 to achieve optimal prevention of infectious diseases through immunization and optimal prevention of adverse reactions to vaccines.

Biodefense: 2009 National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats

White House National Security Council - November 2009 National Strategy for Countering Biological Threats

Biodefense: 2010 National Security Strategy

May 2010 National Security Strategy from the White House

Agriculture and Weed Resistance

The environmental challenges of weed resistance are the same for biotech crops and conventional crops if farmers do not use herbicides as directed. Learn more about stewardship practices that help farmers better control weeds and how biotechnology is reducing the impact of pesticides on the environment.

Technological Innovation Program (TIP): NIST proposes new program support, promote, and accelerate innovation in the United States through high-risk, high-reward research in areas of critical national need.

BIO applauds NIST on implementation of TIP program and urges that personalized medicine be included as an area of "critical national need"

Cures Acceleration Network: BIO Strongly Supports the CAN Program

Implementation of CAN will help NIH-funded researchers bridge the precarious gap between basic research and the eventual development of new cures and treatments for many of the diseases we face today.

Cures Acceleration Network: Patient Group Letter

The letter, signed by approximately 85 patient groups, requests appropriation for CAN in FY2011