House Panel Eyes Bills To Increase Diversity In NIH Trials

By Jessica Karins / June 29, 2022 at 6:49 PM
The House Energy & Commerce Committee is eying legislation that would increase the diversity of those enrolled in clinical trials funded by the National Institutes of Health. Health subcommittee chair Anna Eshoo (D-CA) said at a hearing Wednesday ( June 29) that the bills are part of an ambitious legislative agenda supporting health equity. “These bills increase research into diseases and populations that have been ignored for too long,” she said at the hearing, titled "Investing in Public Health: Legislation...

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