Obama Relaxes Science and Medical Collaboration Rules with Cuba

Obama Relaxes Science and Medical Collaboration Rules with Cuba

Last week, President Obama expanding opportunities for scientific collaboration and access to medical innovations as part of a series of executive actions designed to dismantle the U.S. embargo against Cuba. The move grants legal status to the following health-related transactions: Joint medical research U.S. Treasury‚Äôs Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is issuing a new … Read more

Here’s a New NIH-funded Research Training Program in Cuba

Here’s a New NIH-funded Research Training Program in Cuba

Cuba is the newest training site for a U.S. National Institute for Health (NIH)-funded program that gives U.S. students the opportunity to conduct research in an international setting. Tulane University student Alejandra Marks spent eight weeks on the island this spring, working with a mentor to study maternity homes and their role in prenatal care. … Read more