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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health

NLM Cosponsors Conference on Best Practices of Biomedical Research

Dr. Califf

FDA commissioner Dr. Robert Califf

NLM is teaming with the Friends of the National Library of Medicine and Research!America to host a conference, “Best Practices of Biomedical Research: Improving Reproducibility and Transparency of Preclinical Research.” It will take place June 9-10 at the Bethesda Marriott, 5151 Pooks Hill Rd. The session will feature discussion about challenges with non-reproducible research and highlight positive strategies to achieve significant quality improvement in preclinical research studies. It will also generate constructive and practical messages to benefit producers as well as users of biomedical research discoveries.

Speakers will include NCATS director Dr. Christopher Austin, FDA commissioner Dr. Robert Califf, NLM Acting Director Betsy Humphreys, NIGMS director Dr. Jon Lorsch and Stanford’s Dr. John Ioannidis.

The complete program, along with information about registration, travel and accommodations, can be found at

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