NIH Official Discusses Concerns Over Alleged Exploitation Of Government-Funded Research

Science: NIH reveals its formula for tracking foreign influences
“…In an interview [Thursday] with Science, Michael Lauer, director of NIH’s extramural research program in Bethesda, Maryland, described a two-pronged strategy that NIH believes China’s Thousand Talents Program has pursued to improperly reap the benefits of NIH-funded research. One entails breaching NIH’s vaunted system of reviewing grant proposals to share information with colleagues in China. The second consists of setting up shadow labs in that country to replicate NIH-funded research…” (Mervis, 9/27).

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