The PSAB Committee on Laboratory Practices prepared On The Question of Culturing of Duodenoscopes to address the unique challenges of pathogen identification in cases of infections associated with gastrointestinal endoscopy.
On March 27, 2015 the White House released a comprehensive plan that identifies critical actions to be taken by Federal departments and agencies to combat the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
The National Institutes of Health released a request for information (RFI) on optimizing funding policies and “other strategies to improve the impact and sustainability of the NIH-funded biomedical research enterprise.”
The Office of Science and Technology Policy released a request for comment on regarding the impact that the Select Agent Regulations (SAR) have had on science, technology, and national security, and on the benefits, costs, and limitations of these regulations.
- October 17, 2014 - USG Launches Deliberative Process on Gain-of-Function Research
- October 2, 2014 - ASM Provides Ebola Resources for Clinical Laboratory Scientists
- September 25, 2014 - United States Government Policy for Institutional Oversight of Life Sciences DURC
- September 17, 2014 - ASM Statement on Ebola Response