Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Research!America, agreed that funding remains an issue in medical research. "We respectfully disagree with the premise that fighting to end HIV/AIDS and fighting to cure other insidious health threats is an either/...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Research!America Vice President of Communications Suzanne Ffolkes was quoted in the Washington Examiner about the importance of increasing federal funding for NIH.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Medical research funding could see a spike as high as $2 billion in fiscal year 2016 as appropriators in the House and Senate approved separate spending bills that would increase the NIH's budget while cutting the overall labor-health-education...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Research!America applauded the NIH funding increase. "The $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health in the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations subcommittee FY16 spending bill fuels the sense of urgency on Capitol Hill to commit...
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
"It is difficult to question the views of heroes like Gregg Gonsalves and Mark Harrington who saved thousands of lives by taking a disruptive stand on H.I.V.-AIDS, and like David A. Kessler in the case of tobacco. I serve on the board of a...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health in the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations subcommittee FY16 spending bill fuels the sense of urgency on Capitol Hill
Friday, June 19, 2015
"The 21st Century Cures Act is a rare opportunity. We haven’t seen this level of bipartisan leadership and broad congressional support for medical research in a decade. It is commendable that Reps. Fred Upton and Diana DeGette have shown their...
Friday, June 19, 2015
“It is a strategic mistake to defund the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, wiping out research that informs the delivery of medical advances to patients,” Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley said in a statement.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
"Like the 21st Century Cures Act, it is a clear signal that Congress is ready to take the fight against deadly and disabling diseases to a new level, capitalizing on scientific opportunity to speed progress," Research!America President and CEO Mary...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Research!America recognizes the significance of the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee’s decision to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by $1.1 billion. Like the 21st Century Cures Act, it is a clear...

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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