Friday, March 17, 2017
The top-line figures: a nearly 20 percent cut in the National Institutes of Health, and a 30 percent cut in the Environmental Protection Agency. Details of the cuts at NIH, which funds biomedical research across the country as well as within its own...
Friday, March 17, 2017
President Donald Trump proposes to slash National Institutes of Health funding by $5.8 billion in fiscal 2018, which if approved by Congress would deal a major blow to the bipartisan effort to bolster NIH through the recently enacted 21st Century...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Drastic cuts to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget run counter to the priorities of our nation, national security and the aspirations of Americans. Our nation was built on hard work, a determination to create a better future for our...
NBC News
Thursday, March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's plan to cut billions of dollars in funding to medical and scientific research agencies would cost the country countless jobs, stall medical advances and threaten America's status as the world leader in science and medicine...
The Scientist
Thursday, March 16, 2017
The Trump administration released its FY 2018 federal budget proposal today (March 16), outlining possible funding cuts at federal research agencies , including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and...
The Fiscal Times
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Basic government-sponsored research has provided an impressive return on investment, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. “Regardless of what measure is used – reduced health care costs or increased productivity from...
Thursday, March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed $5.8 billion cut to NIH's budget would cause catastrophic damage to medical research and cripple U.S. support for global health, according to academics and leaders of research groups and lobbies. The reduction,...
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Americans deserve a leader at the Food and Drug Administration who will hold high the agency's solemn responsibility for assuring that products seeking the agency’s stamp of approval are safe – and in the case of medical products – effective. As a...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
The new executive order restricting travel for individuals from six countries could negatively impact the ability of scientists to collaborate and conduct cutting-edge research globally. If we hope to find cures for deadly and disabling diseases...
Thursday, March 9, 2017
For the first time in the post–World War II era, the federal government no longer funds a majority of the basic research carried out in the United States. Data from ongoing surveys by the National Science Foundation (NSF) show that federal agencies...


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