Monday, June 12, 2017
With the bipartisan love for NIH on the Hill, appropriators are expected to largely ignore the White House's proposal to slash 18 percent of the agency's budget. But that doesn't mean NIH gets off scot-free. Advocates are raising concerns about the...
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Monday, June 12, 2017
Hudson Freeze (June 2) is right – there is too much at stake in terms of health threats from Alzheimer's to zika to put on the brakes in support of research and innovation. Freeze's discovery of the Taq bacteria, which led to the development of...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
President Donald Trump's decision to retain Francis S. Collins as NIH director may help protect the agency from looming cuts to medical research funding, research advocates told Bloomberg BNA. The White House announced late June 6 that Collins...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
How will the FY2018 White House budget (a.k.a. "A New Foundation for American Greatness") impact biomedical research, and the optics and photonics technologies that enable it ? It's no secret that science, particularly health science (including that...
Friday, June 2, 2017
Lisa Caine does a little bit of everything to make science happen. She writes grants on behalf of her employers at the University of San Francisco, she coordinates a support staff, and is also in charge of finding participants for studies. One of...
Friday, May 26, 2017
Tornadoes in the southeast, Earth’s magnetic field and obesity might not seem to have much in common. Well, now they do. Under President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal, federal research spending into all three areas — and many others — would...
Thursday, May 25, 2017
"Every agency and department will be driven to achieve greater efficiency and to eliminate wasteful spending in carrying out their honorable service to the American people". A MI group is calling on lawmakers to pay attention to the President's...
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Dramatic cuts to key US science agencies and research programmes proposed again, but Congress will have the last word Total US government spending on research would decline by nearly 17% under the final 2018 budget proposed by President Trump...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The president’s proposed FY18 budget is an imbalanced, heavy-handed approach to bolstering national defense at the expense of other American priorities, including the research and innovation crucial to national security.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
President Trump's 2018 budget request, delivered to Congress on Tuesday with the title “ A New Foundation for American Greatness ,” has roiled the medical and science community with a call for massive cuts in spending on scientific research, medical...


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