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Research Committee

The research committee of ISONG fosters research activities in nursing, genetics, and related areas to enhance professional and personal development of members, consistent with the vision, mission and goals of the society.  We invite you to learn more about the Research Committee and to contact our co-chairs with questions or if you would like to become involved with their important work on behalf of ISONG.

Requests for Manuscripts for Special Issues of Journals (December 2019)

1.      The Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing will dedicate a special issue of the journal to precision health in cardiovascular conditions. The issue will be guest edited by Dr. Allison Vorderstrasse ( from New York University Meyers College of Nursing.

We invite you to submit your data-based articles, systematic reviews or meta-analyses to this issue. We will consider research designs of all types that focus on precision health as an emerging approach to understanding the individual lifestyle, genetics, behaviors, and environment context of cardiovascular health and disease.  We encourage submission of reports of randomized controlled trials and systematic review of trials. Feel free to email the guest editor with any questions.

Please submit manuscripts through our online system (, and select Article Type ‘Precision Health’. The deadline for submissions for the issue is February 1, 2020.

2.   Biological Research for Nursing is now accepting submissions for our upcoming special issue, "Microbiome and Metabolomics," with Drs. Paule Joseph and Michelle Wright as guest editors. You will find the call for papers at

The deadline for submission is February 28, 2020. The issue will be published January 2021. Articles will be published online prior to the print publication date.

In addition to submitting your own work for this issue, we hope you will distribute this call for papers to colleagues or students with relevant programs of research or writing.

Please contact the guest editors or the managing editor Marnie Wiss with any questions.

Summarizing of NIH Policies and Potential Resources

The links below summarize NIH policies and potential resources but the links are not comprehensive. NIH Investigators are required to have a data sharing plan in place and they have a variety of choices.

Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT)

Identify potential investigators and studies with specimens.

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Huge Investigator Browser /

Find investigators who have published in your area of interest.

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