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Letters to NIH and FBI On Keeping Foreign Influence Out of Biomedical Research


Excerpt: “As the largest funder of biomedical research in the world, the NIH research community faces significant exposure to risks related to undue foreign influence on research, with more than 80 percent of NIH funding awarded to more than 300,000 researchers at more than 2,500 research institutions globally. Recently, Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Director Christopher Wray described how Chinese researchers intentionally conceal participation in Chinese talent recruitment programs while accepting millions of dollars in U.S. federal grant funding as part of a larger agenda secretly to steal and bring U.S. knowledge and innovation back to China,” Walden, Burgess, and Guthrie wrote.

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CLICK HERE for the letter to the FBI.