March 2016 Research Advocate

Research!America

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 Orleans. The summit, co-hosted by Research !America, assembled federal, state, university, and business leaders to discuss current challenges and opportunities for advancing research in Louisiana. 

A member spotlight featuring the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI).

Highlights from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) reception for the Congressional Nursing Caucus on Wednesday, February 10 at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, D.C. 

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society kicks off MS Awareness Week, March 7-13, with a new campaign that engages people across the MS movement to raise awareness, and share experiences and solutions they’ve uncovered to live their best lives.

Download the entire March 2016 Research Advocate as a PDF.

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You can change the image of things to come. But you can’t do it sitting on your hands … The science community should reach out to Congress and build bridges.
The Honorable John E. Porter