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NIH Seeks Input on New Resource for Developing Consent Language for Future Use of Data and Biospecimens

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is requesting information from stakeholders on the utility and useability of a resource that includes sample language and points to consider when developing informed consent documents for data and biospecimen sharing (NOT-OD-21-131). Stakeholder feedback on this resource will be essential in ensuring this resource is maximally useful to the community. NIH emphasizes that any use of the sample informed consent language would be completely voluntary and will not be required.

The comment window is open for 90 days and NIH has established a web portal for responses. To ensure consideration, comments must be received no later than September 29, 2021. Questions may be sent to

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