Monday, August 17, 2015
The biggest issue to reconcile as the House-passed 21st Century Cures bill (H.R. 6) makes its way to the Senate is whether to include mandatory spending increases for the NIH and the FDA, research and industry group representatives told Bloomberg...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives last month overwhelmingly passed the 21st Century Cures Act aimed at speeding up drug development. But the Senate is not expected to vote on its version until next year. Still, Mary...
Friday, July 31, 2015
"But the dedication and passion of House and Senate champions will not help a single American now or in the future unless legislation passes both Houses and is signed into law. If our elected officials in Washington commit to reaching the finish...
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) first ever ‘Bypass Budget’ for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias is critically important. By providing a blueprint for optimal federal action against this insidious health threat in FY 2017, it...
Friday, July 24, 2015
"In response to the July 15 News editorial, “Bipartisan legislation will provide an overdue boost for medical innovation,” House passage of the 21st Century Cures Act is a significant development for patients and researchers alike as many members of...
Monday, July 13, 2015
"In the April 10th editorial, "NIH research: Think globally,” Directors Fauci and Collins respond to the suggestions of some members of Congress and others that we should "more closely align NIH funding...with disease burden in the U.S.," by...
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Many of our cherished health and longevity gains have come from research supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s largest source of biomedical research funding. For example, death rates from cardiovascular disease have...
Saturday, July 11, 2015
Mary Woolley was quoted in MedPage Today about the House passing the 21st Century Act and what it does for the lives of Americans.
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Friday, July 10, 2015
Bipartisan passage of the 21 st Century Cures Act is a victory for patients and their loved ones
Friday, July 10, 2015
“Increased funding for the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration will support the important work of these agencies in finding and advancing solutions to diseases that continually try to outsmart us,” Mary Woolley,...


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