Monday, August 7, 2017
A new national public opinion survey commissioned by Research!America found a majority of Americans believe discussions about clinical trials should be part of the standard of care provided by health care professionals. According to the survey, 86...
Friday, August 4, 2017
The bust-and-boom budgeting cycle Sen. Cotton refers to in his thoughtful case for repealing the Budget Control Act of 2011 also has a crippling effect on the nation’s scientific research enterprise. Under the arbitrary rules of that bill, federal...
Monday, July 31, 2017
The results of a new public opinion survey conducted by Research!America sheds light on the perception Americans have of clinical trials and may hold the key to the patient recruitment problem. The survey found 86 percent of Americans felt their...
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
In a recent survey conducted by Research!America and the Association of Clinical Research Organizations, researchers outline the views of the public in order to expand understanding of their views on health, research and technological utilization...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
An overwhelming majority of Americans (86%) agree that health care professionals should discuss clinical trials with patients diagnosed with a disease as part of their standard of care, according to a new national public opinion survey commissioned...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Eighty-six percent of Americans believe patient, provider discussions on clinical trials should be a standard of care, according to a new survey conducted by Zogby Analytics on behalf of Research!America. The nationwide survey polled 1,000 adults on...
Monday, July 24, 2017
Malaria is one of the three deadliest infectious diseases in the world and the leading cause of death among African children younger than five. Thankfully, a safe and effective vaccine, developed by research with animal models conducted through...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Research!America celebrates the extraordinary life and unparalleled legacy of Dr. Raymond Sackler, gifted physician, international philanthropist and lifelong champion of scientific research. Dr. Sackler, a founding board member of Research!America...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Regarding the July 3 news article “ Fla. law lets residents question science lessons ”: Our nation was built on the pursuit of knowledge, in which teachers and students are free to expand their curiosity, study and evaluate issues, including...
Thursday, July 13, 2017
The $1 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) approved by the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee for FY18 is truly gratifying given current funding constraints as a result of sequestration.


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Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco