March 15, 2007

NIH Publishes "Observations" from COI Site Reviews

The National Institutes of Health Office of Extramural Research recently published its "Observations from NIH's FY 2006 Targeted Site Reviews on Financial Conflict of Interest" on the OER Conflict of Interest page at Berkeley's site review was conducted in April 2006.

The NIH site reviews focus specifically on compliance with the Financial Conflict of Interest regulation pertaining to NIH grants. NIH developed the observation document for use by the grantee community as a resource for evaluating implementation of the regulation. The document contains a discussion of compliance issues and suggestions for implementation.

For more information, see the campus Conflict of Interest Committee web site,, or contact Jyl Baldwin at