NIH to Allow Unrestricted Access to Genomic Summary Results

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that it will allow unrestricted access to genomic summary results from most NIH-funded studies for health or research purposes.  However, access to summary results from research studies that have privacy concerns will continue to be restricted.  This update to the data management procedures related to the NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy is based upon input from stakeholders as well as feedback from the public as requested by the Agency in September 2017.

Read more about the update here: https://osp.od.nih.gov/scientific-sharing/genomic-data-sharing/