Summary: S.3115 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (06/29/2016)

Pediatric Research Improvement Act of 2016

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the Pediatric Research Initiative to require collaboration with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and require establishment of a National Pediatric Research Network comprised of pediatric research consortia.

The National Institutes of Health must award funding to entities supporting pediatric research consortia. Supported consortia must, upon request, provide assistance to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for patient registries and other surveillance systems.