Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Kathy Bates, award-winning actress and Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) spokesperson, will receive Research!America’s Isadore Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opinion for raising the visibility of lymphedema and lymphatic...
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Research!America urges the 115th Congress and Trump Administration to move swiftly on several research and innovation priorities this year to combat deadly and disabling diseases that threaten the health of our nation, economy and global...
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Implementing the 21 st Century Cures law , coupled with a new Republican-controlled White House and Congress, will dominate the nation's research policy landscape. “So 2017 is a big and important year for science broadly and certainly for medical...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Op-ed by CEO and president Mary Woolley and The Honorable John Edward Porter. As President-elect Donald Trump and his advisors map out an agenda for the new administration’s first 100 days and beyond, an issue that deserves significant attention is...
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
It is meaningful that one of the first bills introduced in 2017 is both bipartisan and meant to fuel faster medical progress, an objective that richly merits its standing as a top national priority. From diagnostics that are the lynchpin of quality...
Saturday, December 24, 2016
The Dec. 20 article “Are we ready for the next health emergency? Uh, not so much” highlights significant threats to health described by the Trust for America’s Health’s recently released report. However, it fails to mention the report’s...
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The 21st Century Cures Act mentioned in the Dec. 7 article under the headline "Mayo Clinic applauds passage of medical research funding" is not only a victory for patients, but also a win for early career researchers. Our fiscally constrained...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Congressional approval of the 21 st Century Cures Act represents more than two years of information gathering, collaboration and above all, a commitment from stakeholders across the research enterprise to speeding medical progress. The bill is a...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
The US Senate approved on Wednesday a $6.3 billion bill that offers support for biomedical research, hospital clinics, and addiction treatment, in exchange for faster new drug approvals from the FDA. The 94–5 vote reflected broad bipartisan support...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Sprawling legislation to increase federal support for medical research, mental healthcare and controlling the opioid epidemic cleared the Senate easily Wednesday and is headed to President Obama ’s desk for his signature, delivering a rare...

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