April 15, 2021

NIH-funded COVID-19 testing initiative aims to safely return children to in-per…

New RADx-UP research effort combines testing and safety measures in underserved populations, including American Indians and Alaska Natives.

March 29, 2021

NIH to enhance tribal engagement efforts for precision medicine research

Tribal leaders inform All of Us Research Program’s next steps to include Tribal communities.

March 22, 2021

Investigational AstraZeneca vaccine prevents COVID-19

Study participants were 4% Native American, including American Indian and Alaska Native participants residing in the U.S.

January 21, 2021

Methamphetamine overdose deaths rise sharply nationwide

NIH-supported study finds biggest increase among American Indians and Alaska Natives.

January 4, 2021

Expanding testing on Indian Reservations

Researchers study ways to encourage American Indians to seek COVID-19 tests.

December 15, 2020

Event recording: COVID-19 research and vaccines for American Indian and Alaska …

THRO Director Dr. David R. Wilson and NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci address important questions surrounding COVID-19 research, clinical trials, and vaccines within American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

December 2, 2020

Meeting summary: 2020 annual NIH Tribal Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting

NIH shares meeting summary and slides from its annual TAC meeting, including virtual presentations from leaders across NIH and others involved in Tribal health research.

October 8, 2020

NIAAA webinar targets alcohol, suicide prevention in Indigenous youth

Alaska Native community members share perspectives with NIH-funded researchers on culturally tailored alcohol misuse and suicide prevention programs for Indigenous youth during NIAAA seminar.

September 24, 2020

Tribal Consultation report: Draft NIH policy for data management and sharing

NIH issues report from its Tribal Consultation seeking input from Tribal Nations on responsible data management and sharing practices and strategies, along with the identification of any additional resources that may need to be developed to assist researchers working with American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

July 23, 2020

Tribal Consultation report: COVID-19 research

NIH issues post-Consultation decisions from its Tribal Consultation on COVID-19 research seeking input from Tribes about ways NIH can support time-sensitive research that will provide vital information to help address COVID-19 in American Indian and Alaska Native communities.