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Research Partners Forums are open dialogues among leaders in academia, business, government, non-profits and the public on subjects related to improving health through research.

Research conducted at Louisiana institutions benefits not only those in the state but also people across the country, said Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) during his opening remarks at the Louisiana Research Summit held on February 16 at the University Medical Center in New Orleans.
Where is science taking us and how do we leverage the opportunities before us to advance medical progress?  Leaders representing various sectors of the research community expressed their views on legislative and regulatory issues, and our nation's research infrastructure at Research!America’s 2015 National Health Forum Thursday, September 10 at the Newseum in Washington, DC. 
“From Discovery to Delivery: Research at Work Against Heart Disease,” a briefing co-hosted by Research!America, The American Heart Association, and WomenHeart took place on Tuesday, April 28.
The 19th annual Research!America Advocacy Awards, held March 11 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, D.C., honored exemplary leaders in medical and health research advocacy who have advanced our nation's commitment to research.
Research!America and the Executive and Professional Education program at George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs (SMPA) co-hosted the two-day workshop, “Connecting the Dots: Effectively Communicating Science to non-scientists,”  on April 13-14 at the Milken School of Public Health on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
2014 Advocacy Awards Dinner Recap   On March 12, 2014, Research!America held its annual Advocacy Awards Dinner. Among the highlights: Read the keynote remarks from our chair, The Honorable John Edward Porter.
American Medical Progress: A Conversation with Candidates May 9, 2014. A non-partisan meet-and-greet held at the Technology Square Research Building. Atlanta, Georgia. 
September 11, 2014. Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research. Newseum, Washington, DC.
September 18, 2014. Roundtable discussion on eye and vision health and research at the National Press Club hosted by the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research and Research!America.
November 6, 2014. The Future of R&D in New Congress held at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Auditorium, Washington, DC.

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