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Taylor: NIH grant will improve cancer care for South Carolinians

August 12, 2014

Research!America was mentioned in this op-ed by Spence Taylor, MD, president of the Greenville Health System Clinical University.

The Cancer Letter

Sen. Harkin Introduces NIH Funding Bill That Boosts Budget to $46.2 Billion by 2021

July 25, 2014

Research!America statement on the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act was quoted. "[NIH's] budget has remained virtually stagnant over the last decade, jeopardizing promising research to combat disease and deflating the aspirations of early career scientists."

West Virginia MetroNews

Advocacy group wants candidates on record about research funding

July 14, 2014

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talks about medical research in West Virginia and Research!America's voter education initiative Ask Your Candidates!

BIO's Show Daily

Expand Investment in Basic Research Needed to Advance Medical Progress

June 24, 2014

Article by Research!America COO Michael Coburn on the need to advance medical progress published in BIO's Show Daily, BIO International Convention newspaper.

The Hill

Are we doing enough to accelerate medical progress?

June 12, 2014

Joint op-ed by Research!America Chair The Hon. John E. Porter and Research!America Board member The Hon. Kweisi Mfume on the importance of medical progress.

The Hill

Senate bill hikes funding for medical research, fraud prevention

June 10, 2014

Research!America statement on the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee markup of FY15 bill was quoted.

BIOtechNOW

Investing in Cutting-Edge Technology to Advance Cancer Research

June 3, 2014

BIO posted a short post about Research!America blog on the 3DKUBE-- a technology that creates a 3Dmodel of patient cells allowing researchers to study the growth of cells in a cultured environment that mimics the conditions of the human body.

The New York Times

Biomedical Research

May 20, 2014

Letter to the editor by Research!America VP of Communications Suzanne Ffolkes on clinical trial participation among minorities.

The Huffington Post

Will Medical Innovation Be an Afterthought This Election Season?

April 24, 2014

Op-ed by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on the importance of medical innovation.

New Canaan Daily Voice

New Canaan's Kathy Giusti Honored With Research!America Award

April 16, 2014

Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards winner Kathy Giusti was featured in this article.

New America Media

Campaign Seeks to Diversify Clinical Trials

April 4, 2014

Article features Research!America's clinical trials poll data on minority populations.

The Huffington Post

Investing in the Science of Public Health

March 24, 2014

Research!America's investment report "Truth and Consequences: Health R&D Spending in the U.S. (FY11-12)" was quoted.

Star-Ledger

NJ can do more for cancer research: Opinion

March 22, 2014

Research!America's poll data on medical research was featured in this op-ed by Kenneth Adler, chair of the New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research.

National Institute on Mental Health Director's Blog

Celebrating Science

March 21, 2014

NIMH Director Dr. Thomas Insel authored a blog post about Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards celebration.

Nature

Brain-mapping projects to join forces

March 18, 2014

Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards celebration was mentioned in this article on Rep. Chaka Fattah, winner of the 2014 Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy.

National Journal

Lack of Diversity in Medical Research Is Bad for Your Health

March 13, 2014

Research!America's national public opinion poll on clinical trials was quoted.

The Herald Online

Research!America Honors Kathy Giusti, Founder and CEO of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF)

March 13, 2014

Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards winner Kathy Giusti was featured.

Elsevier Connect

Research!America to honor leaders in medical research advocacy

March 12, 2014

Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards was featured in this blog post.

Washington Post

Glenn Close dines with congresswomen on the Hill

March 12, 2014

Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards winner Glenn Close was highlighted in The Reliable Source section.

The Washington Post

Sting, Paul Simon, Glenn Close are landing in D.C. this week

March 11, 2014

Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards winner Glenn Close was highlighted in The Reliable Source section.

Elsevier Connect

What would it take to achieve a cancer-free world?

March 10, 2014

Highlights of panel discussion hosted in New York by Research!America and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network on challenges and opportunities for advancing cancer research.

The Hill

Glenn Close, lawmakers to be honored this week

March 10, 2014

Research!America's 2014 Advocacy Awards winners Glenn Close, Reps. Frank Wolf and Chaka Fattah were featured in this blog post.

Chemistry World

Obama’s proposed science budget disappoints

March 7, 2014

Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on President Obama’s FY15 budget.

The Huffington Post

Obama's Budget Proposal Fails To Calm The Science Community's Freak Out

March 4, 2014

Research!America’s statement on President Obama’s FY15 budget was quoted in various outlets such as the Huffington Post, The Hill, POLITICO, ScienceInsider and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

EcoTone

President presses for action on climate, research in 2014 SOTU

January 29, 2014

The EcoTone blog posted an article about the State of the Union debrief hosted by The Atlantic and the National Journal. The piece includes a question from Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley to Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) about stagnant funding for research.

The Scientist

New Budget Bill Short Shrifts Science

January 15, 2014

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted about omnibus bill.

Modern Healthcare

Spending bill would boost funding for some healthcare services, but not ACA

January 14, 2014

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the omnibus bill.

The Hill

Advocates bemoan omnibus funding level for NIH

January 14, 2014

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in The Hill's Healthcare blog, Healthwatch, on the omnibus bill.

The New York Times

China’s Moon Landing

December 23, 2013

Letter to the editor by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on global competitiveness.

Nature

Charitable grants found lacking

December 17, 2013

Research!America's new investment report was quoted in this article.

ScienceInsider

U.S. Budget Deal Should Help Shelter Science From Sequester—For a While

December 11, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the budget agreement. "The budget deal moves the needle in the right direction but not far enough."

International Business Times

Americans Prepare for Another US Government Shutdown in 2014

December 4, 2013

Research!America's new national public opinion poll was featured in this article.

WashingtonExec

Interview: Mary Woolley, President & CEO of Research!America, on Budget Climate, ‘Cures Not Cuts!’

December 3, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talked with WashingtonExec about Research!America, the current budget climate and its devastating effect to lifesaving research and much more.

York Daily Record

Salute to public health workers

November 14, 2013

LTE by Barbara Kovacs, director of the York City Bureau of Health on Public Health Thank You Day.

The Scientist

Opinion: Who We Work For

November 6, 2013

Op-ed by Research!America President and CEO on the importance of making the case for science."As for votes, if we are to win them, we must discuss scientific opportunity in words the non-science trained public can relate to; we have to stir the aspirations we share with non-scientists, like new medical treatments and disease prevention."

Philadelphia Inquirer

Don lab coats

October 31, 2013

LTE by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on the importance of making research an immutable national priority.

Pain Medicine News

American Pain Society President: Budget Cuts Not Only Reason for Underfunded Pain Research

October 22, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on chronic pain was quoted in this article.

Al Jazeera America News Network

Big Loss for Science

October 18, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was interviewed by Al Jazeera America on the effects of the government shutdown on science and medical research.

Politico

Shutdown’s science fallout could last for years

October 17, 2013

Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted. “This isn’t about a few people who can’t go to the labs like they’re on vacation or something. The whole research enterprise depends on operating 24/7.”

Think Progress

The Shutdown May Be Over, But It’s Still Hurting Public Health

October 17, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the government shutdown.

Utica Observer-Dispatch

Masonic labs feeling the pinch from sequestration, shutdown

October 14, 2013

Research!America VP of policy and programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted on the impact of sequestration and the shutdown on labs.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

U.S. Research Will "Pay Dearly" for Shutdown, ASCB Warns

October 9, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the shutdown. "The shutdown shows where the real deficit is: in the failure of elected officials to take action to fund American priorities."

The Atlantic

Dark Days for Medical Research

October 2, 2013

Research!America poll data was cited in article on the government shutdown.

The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

Fed shutdown affects disease detection, food safety

October 1, 2013

Research!America statement on the government shutdown was quoted in this article by the University of Minnesota.

2013 National Health Research Forum

September 18, 2013

Read news articles about the 2013 National Health Research Forum published in Medscape, FDA News, Science magazine, CQ HealthBeat and WebMD.

LillyPad

A Touchdown for Health Research

September 10, 2013

Research!America's 2013 National Health Research Forum was featured in Eli Lilly and Company blog.

Chemistry World

Funding woes lead US scientists to consider moving overseas

September 5, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was interviewed about scientists who are considering moving overseas because of sequestration and other funding challenges in the U.S.

New Jersey 101.5

NJ Medical Research in Jeopardy

August 19, 2013

Interview with Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on the sequestration's impact to medical research in New Jersey.

CNN

A do-nothing Congress isn't healthy

August 16, 2013

Op-ed by Research!America Chair and former U.S. Representative John Edward Porter. "A nation's leadership must view research through the prism of future generations: our children and grandchildren, who will benefit from both a health and economic standpoint as a result of today's scientific discoveries."

The New Republic

The Sequester Is Stifling Science

August 15, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted. "If federal funding continues to decline, our leadership status in the short-term will be tenuous at best."

Huffington Post

Medical Research: Don't Let This Pillar of National Pride Crumble

August 14, 2013

Op-ed by Claire Pomeroy, President of the Lasker Foundation on the importance of medical research. Research!America poll data was quoted.

Nebraska Radio Network

Study: Nebraska loses millions in medical research money

August 6, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talked about the impact of mandatory federal budget cuts to medical research in Nebraska.

Salud Today

Poll: Latinos and Other Minorities Support Clinical Trials, But Participation Remains Low

August 5, 2013

Research!America's public opinion poll on attitudes of minority populations regarding clinical trials was highlighted in this blog.

WITF

Sequester slows medical research?

August 5, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talks about sequestration's impact to medical research in Pennsylvania.

Hematology Times

Survey suggests docs could improve trial enrollment

August 2, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on views of minority populations regarding clinical trials was quoted in this article.

Medical Daily

Are Minorities More Altruistic? New Poll Says African-Americans, Hispanics, Asians Believe Clinical Trials Are Important to Public Health

August 1, 2013

Research!America's poll data on minorities and clinical trials was featured.

Elsevier Connect

Poll: Majority of Americans would participate in clinical trials if recommended by doctor

July 31, 2013

Research!America's clinical trials poll data was highlighted in Elsevier's blog.

Nature

Transmission Received: How to Promote Accuracy in Your Press Interviews

July 31, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley shared some tips on how to communicate clearly and effectively with the press.

McClatchy-Tribune

A dangerous trajectory for medical innovation

July 26, 2013

Op-ed by The Honorable John Edward Porter, Research!America Chair and former U.S. Representative (1980 – 2001) published in McClatchy-Tribune newspapers, including the Great Falls Tribune, News & Observer, Times Herald Record and Billings Gazette.

PhRMA

When it comes to prevention of chronic disease, what one policy change would have the greatest impact on moving from "promise" to "results?"

July 11, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley discussed the need for more research into chronic disease on PhRMA’s “Conversations” forum.

MedPage Today

Federal Research $$$ on Senate Agenda This Week

July 8, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talks about the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee markup of the FY14 budget in an article featuring comments from Senator Barbara Mikulski and NIH Director Francis Collins about sequestration’s impact on the NIH budget.

LiveScience

Increasing Diversity in Clinical Trials Can Save Lives

July 1, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on clinical trials was mentioned in this article.

EHR Intelligence

Improving patient experience, education through EHRs

June 28, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on clinical trials was highlighted in this article on electronic health records (EHR).

BioNews Texas

Journal Advocates Less Neglect Of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Texas And Rest OF U.S. South

June 27, 2013

Research!America's global health event on neglected tropical diseases in Texas (June 2012) was highlighted in this article.

Portland Tribune

Science research budgets run dry

June 27, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article on sequestration's impact to medical research in Oregon.

LEAD

Will the BRAIN Initiative Realize its Full Potential in a Budget-Cutting Climate?

June 26, 2013

Guest essay by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on the budget cuts and their potential impact on the BRAIN initiative.

The Diane Rehm Show

The Impact Of Sequestration

June 20, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley joined Diane Rehm and other guests on her nationally syndicated radio program to discuss how sequestration impacts "ordinary Americans."

The New York Times

Developing Drugs for Rare Diseases

June 19, 2013

Letter to the editor by Research!America VP of policy and programs Ellie Dehoney on the importance of personalized medicine to advance treatments for rare diseases.

Genome Web

A Cautious Yes

June 14, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on clinical trials was featured in this blog post.

Pharmalot

Why Do Most Americans Avoid Clinical Trials?

June 13, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on clinical trials was featured in this article. "A slight majority – 53 percent – say the lack of participation reflects a lack of awareness and information. But the same proportion cite a lack of trust."

Texas Public Radio

Local Research Funding Could Be Threatened By Sequestration

June 13, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talks with Texas Public Radio about sequestration's impact to medical research in Texas.

MedCity News

Survey: Clinical trials would get more participants if docs informed patients about them

June 12, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on clinical trials was featured in this article."More than two-thirds of Americans said it’s likely they would participate in a clinical trial if recommended by their doctor, but only less than one quarter said a doctor or other health care professional has ever talked to them about medical research"

Sabin Vaccine Institute

Experts call for more R&D for NTDs, as threat of these diseases emerges in the United States

June 7, 2013

Research!America's neglected tropical diseases event in Louisiana was highlighted in this blog post. Research!America's new NTDs video was featured as well.

Red River Radio

Medical Research In Louisiana Will Be Pared Back Under Federal Budget Cuts, Says Advocacy Group

June 3, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talks about sequestration's impact to medical research in Louisiana. This interview was also picked up by WWNO, New Orleans NPR station.

Discover

Coming to America: Neglected Tropical Diseases Are Here (To Stay?)

June 1, 2013

Research!America's neglected tropical diseases event in Louisiana (May 15) was featured in the Discover magazine blog. "decreased federal surveillance and research due to widespread budget cuts stands in the way of tackling the emergence and spread of NTDs in the US"

WFPL-FM

Sequestration's Impact

May 31, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley talks with 89.3 WFPL Louisville about sequestration's impact to medical research in Kentucky.

KPBX-FM

Medical Research Struggles After Sequester

May 28, 2013

Interview with Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on the sequestration's impact to medical research in Washington state.

The National Law Review

The U.S. Role in Global Health

May 28, 2013

Research!America’s Top 10 Reasons Why the U.S. Should Invest in Global Health Research & Development were highlighted in this article. Article was reposted in Drinker Biddle and Lexology.

The Advocate

Little known tropical diseases are a growing threat in Louisiana, panelists say

May 16, 2013

Research!America's neglected tropical diseases event in Louisiana was featured in this article.

University at Buffalo

Become advocates for health research, UB medical school commencement speaker will tell new grads

April 30, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was announced as the commencement speaker at the University at Buffalo’s medical school May 3. “My message for UB’s medical students is, ‘Make room in your careers to become advocates for research for health. You are the future of health. Your personal future will be heavily influenced by the public and political realities of our nation.’ ”

NPR's Marketplace

Sequester funding cuts have researchers worried

April 29, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley and communications intern Megan Kane were featured this morning on Marketplace, a nationally syndicated radio program, on sequestration’s impact to research and the careers of young scientists. You can also hear the segment here: http://bit.ly/17t3bD1

UPI

Obama proposes $31B for medical research

April 11, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about the President's budget proposal."Our nation has the most sophisticated medical research ecosystem in the world; yet our elected officials have ignored the short- and long-term consequences of dismantling it via sequestration."

Washington Times

WEINER AND BERG: You can’t sequester cancer

April 10, 2013

Op-ed by Robert Weiner, former spokesman for the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and Patricia Berg, professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences on the Rally for Medical Research. Research!America Chair The Honorable John Porter was quoted.

The Hill

Poll: Majority backs limits on prescribing pain meds

April 9, 2013

Research!America's national public opinion poll on chronic pain and addiction was featured on The Hill's healthcare blog, Healthwatch.

Oncology Times

Rally for Medical Research Rallies Some 8,000 Supporters Representing Diverse Diseases

April 8, 2013

Research!America's chair, The Honorable John Edward Porter, and Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley were quoted in this article about the Rally for Medical Research. “We want to make sure that the health community has a constant presence in the media and on Capitol Hill, and that people engage in grassroots activities at home” -Mary Woolley

Huffington Post Science

Where Are the Scientist-Advocates and Civic-Scientists?

April 3, 2013

Op-ed by Peter Hotez, MD, PhD and Neal Lane, PhD on the need for a new generation of scientist-advocates and civic-scientists. Dr. Hotez is dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital endowed chair in Tropical Pediatrics; and Prof. Lane is the Malcolm Gillis University professor at Rice University.

The Diane Rehm Show

Mapping The Human Brain

April 3, 2013

Dr. Francis Collins was interviewed on the Dr. Rehm show about the new brain mapping initiative. During the segment, Dr. Collins mentioned our public opinion poll data. (The Diane Rehm Show placed our poll data summary on the segment website as a supplemental resource)

Nature

Senate bill would ease budget pain for some agencies

March 20, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about the Senate spending bill.

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

CIRM chairman reflects on winning advocacy award from Research!America

March 15, 2013

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine's Chairman Jonathan Thomas shares his thoughts about Research!America's 2013 Advocacy Awards.

CQ Roll Call

Former Rep. John Edward Porter Gives Congress a Tongue-Lashing

March 14, 2013

Article on Research!America's 2013 Advocacy Awards celebration. Research!America Chair The Hon. John Edward Porter was quoted.

Saporta Report

Mark Rosenberg to receive award for global research on road safety

March 12, 2013

Dr. Mark L. Rosenberg to receive the 2013 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award for Sustained National Leadership at Research!America's 2013 Advocacy Awards.

NewScientist

US braces for pain as 'sequester' takes its toll

March 4, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article on the sequestration's impact to scientific research."If the public decides that they can't stomach the kind of cuts that are being talked about, we could see it being modified."

Aljazeera

Cuts in science funding: Where is our country heading?

March 1, 2013

Research!America was quoted in this article about the devastating consequences of cuts in science funding.

Fox News

Sequester cuts could hit scientists hard

March 1, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the devastating effects of sequestration on U.S. scientists.

CBS

Sequester cuts already hurting small businesses

February 28, 2013

Research!America's nationwide survey of small business owners was quoted in this article.

Baltimore Sun

U.S. cuts could lead to 'brain drain' in medicine

February 23, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about how U.S. funding cuts have pushed research oversees.

Modern Healthcare

Healthcare ROI

February 23, 2013

Research!America was mentioned in this editorial on healthcare return on investment.

Daily Kos

Science on the Brink: Devastating Consequences of the Sequester

February 21, 2013

Research!America's sequestration report was featured in this article on sequestration's impact to medical research.

The Daily Free Press

Officials, researchers voice concern over possible NIH funding

February 21, 2013

Research!America's sequestration report was quoted in this article on the possible research funding cuts to the National Institutes of Health.

Kaiser Health News

Pressure Rising To Avoid Federal Spending Cuts That Will Impact Health Programs

February 20, 2013

Research!America was mentioned in this article about sequestration's impact to health programs. Also published in MedPage and MEDCITY News.

Stand With Science

Stand With Science Wins Prestigious Award as President Supports Investments in Basic Research in State of the Union Address

February 14, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article on the State of the Union address.“It reflects the views of a majority of citizens in recent polls. Cutting funding for research is not a deficit reduction strategy.”

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Obama Finds Support for Research Spending Plea

February 13, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article on the State of the Union address. "The president's emphasis on STEM and medical research reflects the sentiments of large majorities of the American public and should not only register bipartisan applause lines but translate into the elimination of sequestration and the launch of a new Moon Shot befitting the global R&D leadership of our nation.” Research!America's poll data summary was also mentioned.

PhRMA The Catalyst

Now Is the Time for R&D

February 13, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was mentioned in this blog post on the State of the Union address.

ScienceInsider

Decoding the Science in Obama's State of the Union Speech

February 13, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article on the State of the Union address.

Synapse

Sequestration Could Mean Deep Funding Cuts for Biomedical Research

February 13, 2013

Research!America's website and the Save Research campaign were mentioned in this op-ed from the University of California San Francisco.

CQ Roll Call

Porter and Mfume: The Sequester Remains a Health Threat

February 1, 2013

Joint op-ed by Research!America Chair and former Rep. John Edward Porter (R-IL) and Research!America Board member and former Rep. Kweisi Mfume (D-MD) on the threat of sequestration.

ModernHealthcare

Clancy stepping down as AHRQ director

January 31, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy’s departure. "Hers is an important and lasting legacy.”

The Hill

OVERNIGHT HEALTH

January 31, 2013

Research!America was mentioned in this article about AHRQ Director Carolyn Clancy’s departure.

Winston-Salem Journal

Wake Forest Baptist could take up to $12 million hit on NIH grants

January 12, 2013

Research!America was mentioned in this article about the effects of the continuing resolution and sequestration in academic medical centers.

News Medical

Timely data about Americans' views on issues related to biomedical and health research

January 11, 2013

Research!America's poll data summary, America Speaks Vol 13, was quoted.

Healthcare Informatics

Poll reveals concerns about medical progress in a tight fiscal climate

January 9, 2013

Research!America's poll data summary, America Speaks Vol 13, was featured in the Healthcare Informatics blog. "72 percent of respondents say the new Congress and the President should take immediate action to expand medical research within the first hundred days of the 113th Congress."

ScienceInsider

New Head of NIH Appropriations Panel Known for Conservative Views and Support for Research Spending

January 7, 2013

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about the new chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, Representative Jack Kingston (R-GA). "He has made clear his support for breast cancer funding and for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He's the kind of person who gets the job done."

BioTechniques

NIH Avoids Fiscal Cliff, For Now

January 4, 2013

Research!America's sequestration update was quoted in this article on the fiscal cliff deal.

Nature

US fiscal deal leaves science vulnerable

January 2, 2013

Research!America VP of policy and programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article on the fiscal cliff deal. “The bill isn’t ideal. But it does give advocates more time to convince policy-makers that cutting the US investment in R&D is counterproductive.”

CBS News

Medical research affected by the "fiscal cliff"

December 24, 2012

Video clip of Dr. Kerri Mowen of the Scripps Research Institute describing how medical research would be affected by the fiscal cliff. The segment aired on the CBS Evening News on Christmas Eve.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

Cliff Spells Danger for Biotechs

December 12, 2012

Research!America VP of policy and programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article. “The big institutions have some ability to shift funds, but most of the institutions, if an NIH grant dries up, their research dries up. So regardless of the progress they’ve made, they can’t find another source of funding, because if you think about it, the other major source, the National Science Foundation, is also being cut.”

Speaking of Research

Don’t let medical progress go over the cliff, contact your representative today

December 6, 2012

Research!America's updated sequestration report was quoted in this blog post about threats to all areas of scientific research in the US. Save Research ad was featured as well.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Federal cuts to medical research would be devastating

December 6, 2012

Op-ed by Dr. Larry Shapiro, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the Washington University School of Medicine about the devastating effects of cutting medical research. Research!America’s updated sequestration report was quoted.

The Daily Illini

Cutting funding will impede general public served by this scientific, medical progress

December 5, 2012

Research!America was mentioned in this article about scientific progress.

The Tennessean

'Cliff' looming for biomedical research

December 2, 2012

Research!America was mentioned in this op-ed by Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

CNN

10 ways falling off the fiscal cliff could hurt your health

November 30, 2012

Research!America VP of Programs and Policy Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article on the fiscal cliff."Across-the-board cuts would put so many vital medical research programs at risk"

Houston Business Journal

Research funding cutbacks could cost Houston millions

November 30, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article on research funding cuts in Texas.

National Journal

Health Group Joins Battle Over NIH Funding

November 28, 2012

Research!America's Save Research campaign was mentioned in this article about United for Medical Research campaign to fight for funding for the National Institutes of Health.

The Hill

Advocates push to save medical research funds from cuts

November 27, 2012

Research!America's Week of Advocacy to save research was mentioned in the Healthwatch blog.

CBSnews.com

INFLUENCE GAME: Election over, campaign continues

November 23, 2012

Research!America's Save Research ad was mentioned in this AP story.

Science Magazine

Speak Up for Science Funding

November 9, 2012

Lead editorial by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley and American Association for the Advancement of Science CEO Alan I. Leshner.

The Hill

Groups to launch campaign to keep federal research funding

November 9, 2012

Article on The Hill's Healthcare Blog, Healthwatch, about Research!America's Week of Advocacy for Biomedical and Health Research.

National Journal

Research!America Pushes For Health Research Funding

November 8, 2012

Research!America's Save Research ads were featured in this article. "Washington politics just might kill you."

The New York Times

Money for Research

November 8, 2012

Letter to the editor by Research!America Chair Hon. John E. Porter.

NewScientist

Science may benefit from election despite fiscal cliff

November 7, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about science and the elections."It's imperative to avoid fiscal cliff, which would be devastating."

The Burrill Report

Outlook for U.S. Research Funding Grows Grim

November 1, 2012

Podcast with Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley about the biomedical and health R&D spending in the U.S.

Examiner.com

Governor Bentley’s research plan hits a roadblock

October 27, 2012

Research!America's 2011 U.S. Investment in Health Research report was highlighted in this article that explores how dwindling NIH funding could impede plans for economic growth in Alabama.

The Hill

Advocates lament shrinking funds for medical research

October 26, 2012

Research!America's 2011 U.S. Investment in Health Research report was highlighted in the Healthwatch blog.

The Scientist

Skimping on Research Funds

October 26, 2012

Research!America's 2011 U.S. Investment in Health Research report was highlighted in this article. Research!America's President and CEO Mary Woolley and the Hon. John E. Porter were quoted as well.

New York Genome Center

How a Romney or Obama Win Would Affect Science Funding

October 25, 2012

Research!America VP of Programs and Policy Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article about science and the elections.

Nature

High stakes for US science

October 24, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article that compares the presidential candidates' views on science.

Philadelphia Inquirer

Science still needs support

October 16, 2012

Op-ed by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on the Nobel prizes.

Science Speaks: HIV & TB News

Research, TB and the Robin Hood tax, harm reduction results, and more research . . .

October 16, 2012

Research!America's Top 10 Reasons Why the U.S. Should Invest in Global Health R&D were featured in the Center for Global Health Policy's blog.

Nature Medicine

Straight talk with… Mary Woolley

October 8, 2012

Q&A with Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley. This article appeared in the print and online October issue of the magazine. Listen to a podcast of the interview here: http://www.nature.com/nm/podcast/index.html.

Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog Summarizes Analyses Examining Possible Effects Of Sequestration On Global Health, Science Research

October 5, 2012

Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report mentioned Research!America's sequestration update.

Science Speaks: HIV & TB News

Debate’s silence on research role, a look at Obama’s science stances, Uganda — again, and more . . .

October 5, 2012

Research!America's statement on the first presidential debate and the Your Candidates-Your Health initiative were mentioned in the Center for Global Health Policy's blog.

Washington Business Journal

Sequestration cuts just one of hospitals’ budget concerns

October 5, 2012

Research!America was mentioned in this article about sequestration.

Global Health Technologies Coalition

Roundup: What will sweeping budget cuts do to health and research efforts?

October 4, 2012

Research!America's sequestration update was featured in this global health blog.

The Scientist

Anticlimactic Debate

October 4, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about the presidential debate. “Fleeting references to science and research failed to give voters confidence in this regard.”

The Scientist

Obama's Science Report Card

October 1, 2012

Research!America's VP of Policy and Programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted in the Obama's science report. This report presents what the President achieved during his first term in the areas of health, space science, energy, environment, and science education.

Chemistry World

US public research universities in jeopardy, board warns

September 28, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about the recent National Science Board report.

Nature

Looming cutbacks threaten long-term US research

September 27, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article in Nature News Blog about the threat of sequestration.

BioTechniques

Sequestration Outlook Gets Darker

September 24, 2012

Research!America's VP of policy and programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article about the potential impact of sequestration. Research!America's sequestration fact sheet was featured as well.

The Gray Sheet

BD's Vince Forlenza Highlights Sequestration Threat ToMedTech Research

September 24, 2012

Research!America and United for Medical Research's sequestration press conference was featured in this article.

The Scientist

US Voters Oppose Science Cuts

September 24, 2012

Research!America and United for Medical Research's sequestration press conference was featured in this article. Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted.

Modern Healthcare

Blog: Can NIH inspire cure for budget woes?

September 21, 2012

This blog post featured quotes from Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.)and Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) during Research!America and United for Medical Research's sequestration press conference.

Washington Post Wonkbook

Are we winning the future yet?

September 21, 2012

Research!America's sequestration poll results were featured in this article.

National Journal

Bilbray, Markey Disagree On Whether To Cook Big Bird

September 20, 2012

Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.) and Rep. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) were quoted in this article on Research!America and United for Medical Research's sequestration press conference.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Research Advocates Raise Alarm as Sequester of Federal Budget Funds Nears Deadline

September 20, 2012

Research!America's sequestration poll results were featured in this article. Mary Woolley was quoted as well.

The Hill

Poll: Most doubt US will lead on science, tech in 2020

September 20, 2012

The Hill's Healthcare blog, Healthwatch, authored a post about Research!America and United for Medical Research's sequestration poll results. Mary Woolley was quoted as well.

The Hill

OVERNIGHT HEALTH: House, including Ryan, to vote on welfare waivers

September 19, 2012

Research!America and United for Medical Research's sequestration press conference was featured in the Healthwatch blog.

The Scientist

Sequestration Threatens Science

September 19, 2012

Research!America vice president of policy and programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article about the sequester.

The Hill

This week: Taking care of business

September 17, 2012

Research!America and United for Medical Research's sequestration event was featured in this article on the Healthwatch, The Hill's Healthcare blog.

CQ Healthbeat

OMB: Sequester Would Slice NIH, Other Discretionary Health Spending by 8.2 Percent

September 14, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article on the OMB sequester report.

The Hill

Op-ed by Mary Woolley

September 4, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley authored an op-ed about the importance of having candidates share their views on medical research. This op-ed was published in The Hill's Congress Blog.

Forbes

ZOGBY: Border Crossings and US Public Opinion: There Is Consensus On Health Care If Anyone Cares to Look

August 29, 2012

Op-ed by John Zogby, Senior Adviser, JZ Analytics and Founder of the Zogby Poll. Research!America's national poll was mentioned.

Business Insider

New Poll Shows How American Voters Really Feel About Science

August 23, 2012

Research!America's national public opinion poll was featured in this article.

Roll Call

Poll: Likely Voters Want Candidates to Press for Medical Research

August 22, 2012

Research!America's new national public opinion poll was featured in an article by reporter Kate Ackley.

The Hill

Poll: Voters would pay higher taxes for more medical research

August 22, 2012

The Hill's Healthcare blog, Healthwatch, published an article featuring Research!America's new national public opinion poll.

Nature

Republican spending plan casts shadow on science

August 21, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in article on congressman Paul Ryan and non-defense spending.

InsideHealthPolicy.com

Stakeholders Rallying To Protect Biomedical Research From Sequestration

August 20, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was cited in this article by Amy Lotven. President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted as well.

MedPage Today

Campaign: Ryan's Medicare Policies Draw Fire

August 13, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in an article about Paul Ryan's policies. "His approach could bring our responsibility to combat deadly diseases and advance medical innovation ... to a shuddering halt."

The Boston Globe

Researchers fear wallop of mandated budget cuts

August 3, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was mentioned in this article by reporter Bobby Caina Calvan.

Fogarty International Center

Research!America promoting global health research

July 20, 2012

Research!America's global health ads were displayed on the July/August 2012 Fogarty's newsletter.

Nature

US legislators would keep NIH flat-funded in 2013

July 18, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the House subcommittee bill. “We cannot afford to zero out funding for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) at a time when it is addressing medical errors that kill more than 100,000 people a year and accelerating patient access to the best medical practices.”

Think Progress

House Draft Legislation Kills Funding For Research That Could Help Save 100,000 Lives

July 18, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the House subcommittee bill. “[AHRQ] is addressing medical errors that kill more than 100,000 people a year.”

Reuters

CEO group says impending US "fiscal cliff" a risk to economy

July 17, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was quoted in this article about the "fiscal cliff."

The Boston Globe

Health and research programs could be hard hit by automatic budget cuts

July 11, 2012

Article detailing the potential impact of the sequester on health research, citing Research!America’s report on the topic.

USA TODAY

LTE by Mary Woolley

July 8, 2012

LTE by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley responding to: "Mitt Romney's secret weapon: Wife Ann, and her lessons of MS," July 8.

FDA Week

Research Funding Advocates Tout Benefits Of NIH Drug Repurposing Effort

July 5, 2012

Research!America Vice President of Policy and Programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article about the benefits of NIH drug repurposing effort. The article features the new global health “Nice Save” ads, as well.

Providence Journal

Lynda Cutrell: Feds' cuts imperil mental-illness research

July 3, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in the "This New England Blog" on the impact of sequestration.

The Scientist

Obamacare Will Affect Research

June 29, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about the Supreme Court decision on health care reform law.

Albuquerque Journal

Op-ed by Robert W. Rubin

June 27, 2012

Op-ed by Robert W. Rubin, PhD on the importance of medical research—especially in New Mexico. Dr. Rubin is the President and CEO of Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute.

Billings Gazette

LTE by Mary Woolley

June 24, 2012

LTE by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley responding to: “Medical research saves lives, creates jobs in Montana,” June 18.

Fogarty International Center

Q&A with Mary Woolley

June 13, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was interviewed by Fogarty International Center about the importance of global health research.

Fogarty International Center

US economy benefits from global health research

June 13, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on global health research in the Volume 11, Issue 3 of the newsletter.

Nature

Senate bill disappoints NIH advocates

June 12, 2012

Research!America Chair John Porter was quoted in this article about funding for NIH in the Senate appropriations subcommittee markup for the Labor-HHS bill.

UT San Diego

Top scholars to discuss political assault on science

June 12, 2012

Research!America Chair John Porter was mentioned in this article about the launch of the new Center for Science and Democracy, a panel discussion hosted by the Union for Concerned Scientists.

Boston Globe

Congressman Ed Markey asks HHS for details on automatic cuts to medical research funding

June 7, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was quoted in this article about Rep.Markey's letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

The Hill

House Dem: China, India would benefit if US medical research is cut

June 7, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was quoted in the Healthwatch blog. Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) wrote in a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking her to give Congress details on how the 7.8% cut would apply to federal health agencies. He referred to the Research!America report in the letter.

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

As Politicos Posture, Advocates Assess the Impact of Sequestration on Federal Agencies

June 6, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was featured in this article. Eleanor “Ellie” Dehoney, VP, public policy and programs was quoted as well.

CEO Update

Countdown to sequestration spurs more grassroots action

June 1, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the impact of sequestration.

The New York Times

LTE by Mary Woolley

May 30, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley wrote a LTE about the concern of scientists training in America who then move abroad in search of better opportunities.

The Pink Sheet

Alzheimer’s Research To Be More Collaborative, Better Funded Under National Plan

May 15, 2012

Research!America Vice President of Policy and Programs Ellie Dehoney was quoted in this article about Alzheimer's research.

Connecticut Post

Sequestration: Health Research at the Breaking Point

May 11, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was featured in this blog.

Portland Business Journal

Deficit cut could cost Oregon

May 11, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was interviewed by Andy Giegerich of the Portland Business Journal.

The Hill

Advocates warn automatic cuts would hit medical research

May 11, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in the Healthwatch blog on the sequestration report.

CQ HEALTHBEAT NEWS

Report Says Automatic Cuts Would Hit Health Agencies Hard

May 10, 2012

Research!America's sequestration report was featured in this article.

Omaha World-Herald

Kelly: Personal Parkinson's toll drives call for research

April 26, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about Parkinson's disease research during her visit to Nebraska.

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Research!America President: Researchers - it's time to advocate!

April 26, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was featured in a UNMC's article during her visit to Nebraska. "Research!America President: Researchers - it's time to advocate!"

Omaha World-Herald

Mary Woolley was interviewed in Nebraska

April 24, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was interviewed by Bob Glissmann from Omaha World-Herald, during her visit to the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

HIVe Features

Blog post on the global health event in New York

April 16, 2012

Research!America event in New York City was feature in this blog post on the Global Health HIV Vaccine Enterprise website.

Nature Medicine

Blog post on the global health event in New York

April 11, 2012

Research!America event in New York City was feature in the Spoonful of Medicine's blog from Nature Medicine.

Science Speaks Blog

Blog post on the global health event in New York

April 11, 2012

Research!America event in New York City was feature in this blog post from the Center for Global Health Policy.

Huffington Post

National Public Opinion Poll

April 4, 2012

Research!America poll data was featured in the Huffington Post's blog.

BioTechniques

National Health Research Forum and new poll data

March 19, 2012

Research!America's National Health Research Forum and new poll data results are featured in this article.

MedPage Today

National Health Research Forum and new poll data

March 19, 2012

Research!America's National Health Research Forum and new poll data results are featured in the MedPage Today Staff's blog.

BIO Ventures for Global Health

National Health Research Forum and poll data summary

March 15, 2012

Research!America's National Health Research Forum and poll data summary were featured in this post on health research and development funding.

Chicago Tribune Local

Op-ed by Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD

March 15, 2012

Op-ed by Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD on the importance of medical research. Dr. Hendrix is the President and Scientific Director of Children's Memorial Research Center and Professor of Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University. She is also Research!America's Treasurer.

GLITTARAZZI

Photo Gallery

March 15, 2012

Photo gallery of Research!America’s 16th Annual Advocacy Awards.

PhRMA Catalyst blog

National Health Research Forum

March 15, 2012

PhRMA, a Research!America member, wrote this blog post reflecting on the 2012 National Health Research Forum.

Roll Call

Research!America's 16th Annual Advocacy Awards

March 15, 2012

This article quotes Senator Barbara Mikulski's speech at Research!America 16th Annual Advocacy Awards. Some other highlights of the night are included as well.

UPI

National Public Opinion Poll

March 15, 2012

Research!America's new national public opinion poll was featured in this article.

ScienceInsider

National Health Research Forum and new poll data

March 14, 2012

Research!America's National Health Research Forum and new poll data results are featured in this article.

Scrip

National Health Research Forum and new poll data

March 14, 2012

Research!America's National Health Research Forum and new public opinion poll data were featured in this article about U.S. competitive edge.

The Hill

National Health Research Forum and new poll data

March 14, 2012

Research!America's National Health Research Forum and new public opinion poll data were featured in the Healthwatch (The Hill's Healthcare Blog).

The Scientist

National Health Research Forum and new poll data

March 14, 2012

Research!America's National Health Research Forum and new poll data results are featured in this article.

WebProNews

Research!America's poll data

March 14, 2012

Research!America's new national public opinion poll was featured in this article.

Shot@Life

Blog post by Jennifer Chow

March 6, 2012

Blog post by Research!America Director of Global Health R&D and Public Health Advocacy Jennifer Chow about the importance of vaccines.

San Jose Mercury News

Saratoga's Johnson wins a Research!America award

March 5, 2012

Saratoga resident Scott Johnson will receive Research!America 2012 Gordon and Llura Gund Leadership Award for his effort in founding the Myelin Repair Foundation.

Houston Chronicle Blog

Mary Woolley was quoted

February 28, 2012

Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this blog post about why most Americans don’t know where research is done, or who funds it. Poll data was also featured.

Bradenton Herald

Op-ed by Dr. Louis W. Sullivan

February 23, 2012

Op-ed by Research!America emeritus director Dr. Louis W. Sullivan on medical research funding. Dr.Sullivan was the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 1989 to 1993 and is president emeritus of the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Houston Chronicle Blog

Research!America's poll data was quoted

February 22, 2012

Research!America poll data was featured in this blog post about how many Americans can’t name a living scientist.

The Detroit News

Op-ed by Gilbert S. Omenn, MD, PhD

February 22, 2012

Op-ed by Dr.Gilbert Omenn about the importance of funding medical research. Dr. Omenn is a professor of Internal Medicine, Human Genetics, Public Health, and Computational Medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

PharmaTimes

John E. Porter and Mary Woolley were quoted in budget article

February 14, 2012

Research!America Chair John E. Porter and Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley were quoted in this article about President Obama's FY13 budget.

VCU School of Dentistry

Research!America poll data summary

February 14, 2012

Research!America poll data summary was featured on the VCU School of Dentistry Dean's blog.

The Hill

Mary Woolley quoted on article about Obama's FY13 budget

February 13, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in a feature article about President Obama's FY13 budget.

Business Courier

Mary Woolley was quoted

February 3, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about the funding gap that University of Cincinnati medical school is facing.

Nature

Mary Woolley was quoted on the State of the Union

January 25, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted on the highlights from the State of the Union message.

Nature

Your Candidates-Your Health responses were quoted

January 24, 2012

This article cites some of the responses from the presidential candidate Newt Gingrich to Your Candidates-Your Health survey. Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted as well.

The State

Letter to the editor on health research by Jay Moskowitz

January 19, 2012

This letter to the editor by Jay Moskowitz, President and CEO of Health Sciences South Carolina, mentions Research!America and Your Candidates-Your Health initiative.

Blog: What is Economics?

Mary Woolley quoted about the poll data summary

January 12, 2012

Research!America President and CEO, Mary Woolley, was quoted in this blog about funding research and the economy. Data from the poll summary was quoted too.

BIOtechNow

Mary Woolley quoted about the poll data summary

January 11, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in this article about how health research is key to economic recovery.

Concord Monitor

Op-ed by Emily Norton, former Research!America intern

January 7, 2012

Op-ed by Emily Norton on the importance of medical research for the nation's health. She says that "unfortunately, our elected representatives and the presidential candidates have not been talking about medical research."

BusinessNewsDaily

Research!America poll data summary

January 6, 2012

Research!America's poll data summary is quoted in this article about science and the economy.

BNA Medical Research Law & Policy Report

Mary Woolley is quoted on research issues

January 4, 2012

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in a feature article in the latest BNA Medical Research Law & Policy Report about the top research issues in 2012.

EmaxHealth

Gingrich and Obama's responses to Your Candidates-Your Health survey

December 31, 2011

This article presents some of the responses from Research!America initiative, Your Candidates-Your Health 2012.

UPI

Gingrich and Obama's responses to Your Candidates-Your Health 2012 survey

December 30, 2011

This article talks about how Obama and Gingrich agree on boosting medical and health research, featuring the results from Your Candidates-Your Health survey.

EmaxHealth

Research!America Chair John Edward Porter comments on medical research in 2012

December 29, 2011

Research!America Chair John Edward Porter was quoted in a feature piece about the spending cuts to U.S. health organizations for 2012.

Medical Daily

Research!America's National Public Opinion Poll

December 27, 2011

Research!America national public opinion poll was quoted in this article about the healthcare costs.

The Washington Times

Op-Ed by Huda Akil, PhD, professor of neurosciences at University of Michigan and former president of the Society for Neuroscience

December 27, 2011

Huda Akil, PhD, reflects about the importance of keeping American science alive.

The Baltimore Sun

Op-Ed by Nobel Laureate and Research!America board member Carol Greider

December 22, 2011

Nobel Laureate Carol Greider explains how the budget cuts mean the U.S losing its leading edge.

The Des Moines Register

Letter to the Editor by Mary Woolley

December 22, 2011

Mary Woolley responded to Raynard S. Kington's op-ed "Are we taking medical research for granted?.

Houston Chronicle

Op-Ed by former Research!America board member Bill Brinkley, PhD and Global Health Ambassador Peter Hotez, MD, PhD

December 16, 2011

This article explains how U.S. science publications have fallen to third place in terms of scientific impact, behind Germany and the U.K. This is even more evidence that we are losing our competitiveness at a time when NIH funding is flat and grant success rates are at an all-time low.

Lab Manager Magazine

Research!America Chair John Porter and Mary Woolley urge scientists to be more visible to the public and lawmakers

December 12, 2011

Research!America Chair John Porter and Mary Woolley were quoted in a feature article about the eighth annual AAAS Leadership Seminar held in Washington D.C.

Kaiser Health News

Research!America Chair John Edward Porter is quoted on his reaction to the super committee’s failure

November 21, 2011

This article discusses the failure of the congressional super committee, which could mean automatic budget cuts totaling billions of dollars. Research!America Chair John Edward Porter is quoted.

Nursing Outlook Blog

Mary Woolley was interviewed at the 2011 FNINR “NightinGala”

November 12, 2011

Mary Woolley was interviewed for the Nursing Outlook Blog's “3 Questions” – Timely Interviews with Thought Leaders in Nursing and Health Care Policy.

CQ Health Beat

Mary Woolley was quoted on presidential debates

November 11, 2011

Mary Woolley was quoted on the lack of attentions to research in the presidential debates. This article discussed the presidential candidates’ survey at "Your Candidates-Your Health."

WMNF 88.5 FM Community Radio, Tampa

Science Journalism Forum at the University of South Florida

October 28, 2011

This broadcast featured news on the science journalism forum hosted by Research!America and the University of South Florida, and the role of journalists in the relationship between media and the scientific establishment. Mary Woolley is quoted.

Herald-Tribune

Research!America Florida poll data and science journalism forum

October 27, 2011

This article discusses Research!America's 2011 Florida poll findings and the research partners forum on science journalism hosted by Research!America and the University of South Florida. Mary Woolley is quoted.

St. Petersburg Times

Research!America Florida poll data and science journalism forum

October 27, 2011

This article uses Research!America's 2011 Florida poll findings to show that science is popular with Floridians; they just don't know what to do with it.

The Scientist

Op-Ed by Mary Woolley

October 1, 2011

Mary Woolley penned a special feature, "Opinion: Research and Debt Reduction; Investing more federal dollars in life science research may save the US economy."

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

NIH Dry Spell Parches Researchers

Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley is quoted in this article on the FY15 budget.

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