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NIH Issues Request for Information on Proposed Updates and Long-Term Considerations for the NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy

On November 30, 2021, NIH published a Request for Information (RFI) on potential updates to the NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy to keep pace with evolving scientific opportunities and stakeholder expectations. Comments will be accepted through February 28, 2022. NIH will use the responses to the RFI to consider options to update the GDS Policy and to harmonize with the NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy.

For additional information, please also see the latest “Under the Poliscope” blog by Dr. Lyric Jorgenson, “Refreshing NIH’s Genomic Data Sharing Policy

For questions, please contact the NIH Office of Science Policy by email at

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