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The Rigor and Transparency Index Quality Metric for Assessing Biological and Medical Science Methods
December 18, 2020

Some causes for the problem of not being able to reproduce the work of others can be addressed when publishing scientific…

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Guidelines for target validation published
November 16, 2020

The GOT-IT team, consisting of researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute, Charité and PAASP, announces the publication of their guidelines for target validation…

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The Global Preclinical Data Forum, Cohen Veterans Bioscience and ECNP announced the Winner of the 2020 Best Negative Data Prize
October 8, 2020

The Global Preclinical Data Forum (GPDF), a jointly sponsored U.S. and European initiative, funded by Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB) and the…

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Funding opportunities: Accelerating Publication of Parkinson’s Disease Replication Data
October 8, 2020

To address the bias toward the publication of novel positive results, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and…

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NIH Request for Information (RFI) aimed at enhancing rigor, transparency, and translatability to improve biomedical and behavioral research involving animal models
August 17, 2020

Since several months, there is a Working Group of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director (ACD) that is charged with…

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The Global Preclinical Data Forum announces the 2020 Negative Data Prize
May 28, 2020

The Global Preclinical Data Forum (GPDF), a partnership of Cohen Veterans Bioscience (CVB), a non-profit research biotech, and the European College…

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Most innovations are not advances: innovation + evaluation = progress
January 23, 2020

A blog post by Paul Glasziou from January 2013 starts with this headline, which is very much in line with our…

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NIH Needs Your Feedback on a DRAFT NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing
December 18, 2019

The draft policy requires all NIH-funded grantees to submit a Data Management and Sharing Plan outlining how researchers plan to manage scientific data,…

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March 3, 2020: Kick-Off Meeting – Quality Standards for In Vitro Research
December 18, 2019

Organized by the global Preclinical Data Forum, the meeting is aimed to start a discussion about developing specific quality guidelines and standards…

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March 2-3, 2020: EQIPD Meeting in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
December 18, 2019

Hosted by Fraunhofer IME-TMP and co-sponsored by PAASP, the next EQIPD Stakeholder Group meeting will review the practical aspects of using…

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