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Short Titles as Introduced

Pediatric Research Consortia Establishment Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend title IV of the Public Health Service Act to provide for the establishment of pediatric research consortia.

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05/20/2008Introduced in House

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05/21/2008Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/20/2008Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/20/2008Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Energy and Commerce05/20/2008 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health05/21/2008 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/20/2008)

Pediatric Research Consortia Establishment Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), acting through the Director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, to award grants, contracts, or cooperative agreements for planning, establishing, and providing basic operating support for up to 20 national pediatric research consortia. Requires each such consortium to: (1) supplement, but not replace, the establishment of a comprehensive pediatric research portfolio; (2) conduct basic, clinical, behavioral, social, and translational research; and (3) conduct training and demonstration of advanced diagnostic and treatment methods relating to pediatrics.

Requires the Director of NIH to provide for the coordination of information and ensure regular communication between consortia.