Posted: October 10, 2011
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) finalized financial conflict of interest (COI) rules on August 25, 2011 that contain a number of new requirements for researchers and research staff working on federally-funded projects. These new rules will go into effect on August 24, 2012.
The major changes from the current federal COI rules include:
For more detailed information on the new NIH rules, please see the summary of changes at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/coi/
The Ohio State University’s existing COI disclosure process will continue to follow the current federal regulations; however, the institution will transition to a new COI reporting process next spring or early summer in order to comply with the new federal regulations. Detailed information will be provided about changes to the University process as they are developed. For additional specific information on how the rules may impact your research, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call (614)292-0057.