Wednesday, November 18, 2015
As agencies demand more funding from Congress in the fiscal 2016 budget, many members want the National Institutes of Health to receive what the Senate Appropriations Committee has approved. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) led a coalition of more than...
Monday, November 16, 2015
On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Research!America and other health organizations urge Americans to recognize public health professionals who work tirelessly to protect us from illness and injury.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
A leading research advocacy group is calling on lawmakers to increase funding for the Food and Drug Administration. Research America, a coalition of universities, businesses and nonprofits that encourages funding for medical research, is pushing for...
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Lawmakers have until Dec. 11 to pass an omnibus bill for fiscal year 2016 and with extra money made possible by last month's budget deal, HHS and the National Institutes of Health could see extra funding. If they cannot get an omnibus passed, there...
Saturday, November 7, 2015
The Aerospace Industries Association, the National Defense Industrial Association, Research!America and United for Medical Research joined to send Congress a letter urging all of America's elected representatives in the House and Senate to work...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Selling oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to boost funding for NIH and FDA was never very realistic, even after the House overwhelmingly approved $7 billion in those sales last summer to cover most of the tab for its 21st Century Cures bill...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Research organizations see an opportunity in the pending bipartisan congressional budget and debt-limit deal for the federal government to increase investment in medical research through additional funding for the National Institutes of Health. The...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The proposed two-year budget deal is a significant step towards restoring necessary funds for medical research and other discretionary programs that have borne the brunt of sequestration and flat budgets over the last decade.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Medical research advocates are newly optimistic about the prospect of increased government funding for NIH thanks to the new budget deal, which would raise domestic spending by $80 billion above sequestration levels. Some were hopeful the two-year...
Monday, October 26, 2015
"In the letter "Congress should increase spending for federal science agencies" (Oct. 21), Drs. Civitelli and Teitelbaum make a strong case for additional funding for the federal health and science agencies. Their case aligns so well with the...


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Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco