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Archive of Past Documents/Issues

ASIP submits comments to World Medical Association
on health databases and biobanks (2015)
ASIP position on stem cell research as stated in letter to Sen. Feinstein on "Human Cloning Prohibition Act" (2002)
ASIP responds to National Bioethics Advisory Commission on its draft report "The Use of Human Biological Materials in Research: Ethical Issues and Policy Guidance" (1999)
Talk given by Patricia Backlar at Experimental Biology Conference on Access to Archived Human Tissue
Talk given by David Korn at Experimental Biology Conference on Genetic Privacy and Patient Tissues in Research (1998)
ASIP Position Statement on the use of human tissues in genetic research (1997)
Combined Pathology Statement On the Use of Human Tissues for Research (1996)
ASIP newsletter article entitled If You Use Human Tissue in Your Research, You Should Know about the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Program Of the National Center for Human Genome Research (1995)

Common Rule/Consent
Proposed changes to the Common Rule (2015)
ASIP comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - Common Rule (2015)
ASIP comments on FDA Draft Guidance on Informed Consent (2014)
Updated FDA Draft Guidance on Informed Consent (2014)
ASIP comments on Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (2011)
Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued by US Department of Health and Human Services (2011)
Balancing Research Progress & Informed Consent ASIP Position Statement (1995)

Federal Funding of Research
ASIP joins over 150 organizations supporting the $10 billion five year Innovation Fund for scientific research (2015)
ASIP joins over 125 organizations in seeking changes to government scientist travel policy (2015)
ASIP Joins over 400 organizations petitioning Congress for sustained, predictable support for research (2014)
Research Funding- 2014 Funding - Where did we end up? (2014)

Genomic Datasharing
Final NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy & Supplement (2014)
ASIP FAQs - NIH Genomic Data Sharing Policy (2015)

Update on Human Subjects Research: HIPAA and HITECH (2013)

ASIP responds to NIH E-Biomed Proposal (1999)

Laboratory Developed Tests
FDA issues two draft guidances on laboratory developed tests (2014)
-Framework for oversight
-Notification & reporting

Open Access
ASIP responds to NIH RFI (2004)

Current policy for The American Journal of Pathology andThe Journal of Molecular Diagnostics (2001)

Peer Review
ASIP responds to Center for Scientific Review (1999)

Research Funding, Submission & Related Concerns
ASIP joins FASEB and member societies to encourage restoration of federal funding of scientific research (2015)
NIH biosketch initiative (2014)
NIGMS and NCI programs for select investigators (2014)
ASIP comments on NIGMS pilot program "Maximizing Investigators' Research Award" (2014)
NIH and AHRQ announce updated policy for application submission (2014)
Updated policy from NIH and AHRQ (2014)
Additional, subsequent clarifications offered by NIH and AHRQ ( 2014)

Translational Research
Translational research forum at Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2011)
Pathology's role at the National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) (2011)