News & Announcements

Find important updates and announcements from the Office of Research Services, including new government regulations and Penn policies related to sponsored projects.

NIH Guidance on the Disclosure of Other Support, Foreign Relationships and Activities, and Conflicts of Interest

NIH has released information describing actions that NIH, institutions, and researchers can take to protect U.S. biomedical intellectual innovation, including disclosure requirements related to foreign relationships and activities.

New NIH Requirements for Research with Human Fetal Tissue effective

In June 2019, HHS released a statement on changes to regulations and the NIH Grants Policy Statement (GPS) related to research involving human fetal tissue (HFT). This new regulations apply to proposal submissions for due dates on or after Sept. 25, 2019 and solicitations issued after Sept. 25, 2019.