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NIH Releases Genomic Data Sharing Policy

(August 27, 2014) The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released its final Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy. Effective January 25, 2015, the policy applies to research that generates large-scale genomic data, and sets the expectation that investigators provide basic plans for compliance with GDS policy at the point of proposal submission. Timelines, data submission expectations and appropriate repositories, as well as details about exceptions, re-use, and other intellectual property issues can be found at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-14-124.html.