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Research!America and partners launch national voter education initiative to elevate the priority of medical progress

Dear Research Advocate:

Excerpt of a blog post by Dr. Tom Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health.

(From NIMH blog)

(From NIMH blog)

Research!America members and partners extend warm congratulations to Research!America Chair The Honorable John Edward Porter for his well-deserved recognition by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) with the dedication of the Porter Neuroscience Research Center. Our nation has benefited from Mr. Porter’s leadership in advancing medical and health research as chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education during his tenure in Congress, and as an indomitable force in the research advocacy community. As a U.S.

Dear Research Advocate:

On March 25, Research!America submitted testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and related agencies concerning FY15 appropriations for the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality:

Given that the budget allocated to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which funds the non-commercial, basic medical research required to develop new medical treatments and cures, is actually lower this year than it was in 2012, it has never been more important to fight for NIH funding. To help ensure that this unique federal agency receives the resources needed to support research at universities, hospitals and other research institutions across the country, Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Robert Casey, Jr.

Dear Research Advocate:

by Signing the McKinley-Davis-Carson-King Letter for Medical Research    

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