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The May/June 2017 Research Advocate is now online . Highlights from this month include: Hundreds of thousands of scientists and science enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds participated in the March for Science on April 22 in more than 600 cities worldwide. As a partner in the global grassroots movement, Research!America staff participated in marches in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, CA, Oklahoma City, OK, and Salt Lake City, UT. A video featuring Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley and science policy fellow Anna Hatch, Ph.D., was shown during the event Research!America is hosting an interactive panel discussion, A World Without Disease: Can We Get There? , on June 20 at the...
The February 2017 Research Advocate is now online . Highlights from this month include: Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Kathy Bates and other distinguished awardees will be honored at Research!America’s Advocacy Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at the Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. A new Research!America survey shows that Americans are split on whether the U.S. will be seen as the global leader in science and innovation under President Donald Trump (41% of Americans agree, 40% disagree and 19% are not sure). Research!America staff shared insights and recommendations with attendees at the Association of Medical School Microbiology and Immunology Chairs (AMSMIC) Annual...
The November 2016 Research Advocate is now online. Highlights from this month include: Distinguished leaders in public policy will discuss the outcome of the 2016 Election and implications for the research ecosystem and medical progress during Research!AThe merica’s Post-Election Briefing November 15 at the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Tuesday, November 15, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET. Research!America and leading public health organizations will honor public health professionals on Public Health Thank You Day on Monday, November 21 . Public health themes this year include One Health, prevention, mental health and health disparities. The federal policy update outlines...
The October 2016 Research Advocate is now online. Highlights from this month include: Honorees were announced for the 2017 Advocacy Awards. Distinguished leaders in scientific, medical and health research whose accomplishments have led to groundbreaking discoveries and raised public awareness of life-threatening conditions will be recognized at Research!America’s Advocacy Awards Dinner at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C. on March 15, 2017. Research!America's 2016 National Health Research forum featured discussions on a public health emergency fund, prevention and the future of research. View the photoslick for the forum here . A federal policy update including the short-...
The March issue of The Research Advocate is online . Highlights from this month include: Research!America will hold its 27th Annual Meeting of Members at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel, 12:00pm – 1:30pm. The meeting will feature guest speakers senior Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN); Food and Drug Administration commissioner Robert Califf, M.D. ; and Lorri Carey , ALS Association patient advocate. Research conducted at Louisiana institutions benefits not only those in the state but also people across the country, said honorary co-host Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D., (R-LA) during his opening remarks at the Louisiana Research Summit held on February 16 at the University Medical Center in New...
The February issue of The Research Advocate is now online . Highlights from this month include: Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Representative Tom Cole (R-OK) will be honored with the Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy at Research!America's 2016 Advocacy Awards Dinner for increasing investments in research and elevating the importance of medical progress among national priorities. Vice President Biden’s ‘moonshot’ initiative to defeat cancer has received support from many Americans who say they are willing to pay more in taxes to support cancer research, according to a new national public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America. A member spotlight featuring the American...
The January issue of The Research Advocate is now online . Highlights from this month include: Research!America's policy wish list for 2016, which focuses on a number of important policy priorities to build on the progress achieved last year to combat costly and devastating diseases that are taking a toll on our nation’s health and economy. Federal policy update, including information on the FY16 omnibus bill. Member spotlight featuring the Galveston National Laboratory. Talking points from the International Summit on Human Gene Editing held in Washington, D.C., December 1-3, hosted by the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Medicine. A study published in Annals of...
The September 2015 issue of The Research Advocate is now online . Highlights from this month's issue include: A federal policy update with details on the budget and appropriations agenda in Congress. A member spotlight featuring the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. Details on September's events in Washington, DC, such as Research!America's National Health Research Forum and the Rally for Medical Research. Download the entire September 2015 Research Advocate as a PDF.
The July/August 2015 issue of The Research Advocate is now online . Highlights from this month's issue include: A federal policy update with details on the House passage of the 21st Century Cures Act. An article on the Lupus Foundation of America's awards dinner honoring Research!America's president and CEO, Mary Woolley. A member spotlight featuring the Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine. Details on upcoming events in Washington, DC, such as Research!America's National Health Research Forum, Rally for Medical Research Hill Day and the 2015 Golden Goose Awards Ceremony. Download the entire July August 2015 Research Advocate as a PDF.

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If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana