New NIH Policy for Genomic Data Sharing

NIH has released a policy for Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) which requires investigators to incorporate a genomic data sharing plan in the ‘resource sharing’ section of their application.  This policy applies to proposals and applications submitted after January 25, 2015. More information is available at The Office of Research is working to develop further guidance and examples of data sharing plans and informed consent language which can be used to fulfill these requirements.