February 2017: The Research Advocate

Research!America

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 Meeting on January 21. 

Departing heads of federal health agencies have left a strong legacy in driving new initiatives, improving research and development, and tackling major health threats.

Research!America and the Congressional R&D Caucus will host a congressional briefing, Medical Innovation 101, on February 14 in the Rayburn House Office building on Capitol Hill. 

A member spotlight features the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).

Mary Tyler Moore is remembered for her extraordinary work on stage, film and television but her efforts to raise awareness of the importance of diabetes research are also recognized by patients and research advocates alike.

Download the entire February 2016 Research Advocate as a PDF.

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We have health challenges in this country that science will provide answers for if given the chance and we haven't given science that opportunity
Mary Woolley, President and CEO, Research!America