Friday, May 27, 2016
Research!America sent letters to the Democratic National Committee and the Republican National Committee this week calling on both parties to include investments in public health in their party platforms. The group, a nonprofit public education and...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
President and CEO Mary Woolley discusses congressional candidates’ views on issues related to medical research and innovation and federal support for research in Georgia on 90.1 WABE's "Closer Look with Rose Scott and Jim Burress." http://news.wabe...
Sunday, May 8, 2016
Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley was interviewed by WBAL NewsRadio 1090's Robert Lang in regards to candidates running for national office not discussing their plans for investing in medical progress, the need to ensure that public...
Friday, May 6, 2016
"Most attention in the science community about the Scientific Research in the National Interest Act has debated whether it is torqueing peer review, questioning the way decisions to fund science are made. I want to address a different but related...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Over 150 organizations sent an open letter to the leaders of the Senate Health, Labor, Educations and Pensions Committee, supporting them for advancing legislation that will form the basis of the Senate’s version of the 21st Century Cures Act, which...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
The appointment of Dr. Andrew Bindman as the next director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is welcome news as health services research continues to play a critical role in improving quality of care. Patients need a health...
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The world was pretty far from having a vaccine for Ebola when the virus ravaged West Africa in 2014 and 2015. But it might have been a little closer if the United States had not cut funding for research on a promising new Ebola vaccine in 2012,...
Sunday, April 10, 2016
America’s great public research universities, which produce path-breaking discoveries and train some of the country’s most talented young students, are under siege. The result may be a significant weakening of the nation’s preeminence in higher...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Garen Wintemute, MD, MPH, is the first to describe his lifestyle as frugal. An emergency room physician on the faculty of the University of California, Davis, Wintemute lives in a $900-a-month 1-bedroom apartment on the outskirts of Sacramento. He...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Dozens of major public health and physician organizations are calling on Congress "to immediately provide" emergency funding to gird against the threat from the Zika virus, citing a "brief window of opportunity" to "avert a wave of preventable birth...

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