Thursday, February 16, 2017
Joe Biden, 47th Vice President of the United States, will receive Research!America’s Gordon and Llura Gund Leadership Award for his commitment to accelerating cancer research as the driving force behind the White House Cancer Moonshot. The Cancer...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Q&A with Mary Woolley, President and CEO of Research!America Q: You attended the December signing by President Obama of the 21st Century Cures Act and are recognized to be a strong supporter. Yet harsh criticism of it has quickly appeared in...
Thursday, February 9, 2017
The start of Trump administration, a new cabinet, and a new Congress are raising concerns within the scientific community about how the changes in Washington will affect the health of science and innovation in the United States. At issue is not only...
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) has been selected to receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for his longstanding commitment to improving the lives of Americans, and more recently, leading passage of the 21st Century Cures...
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
We ask the President to rescind the executive order “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” which temporarily bars citizens from seven countries, as well as all refugees, from entering the United States.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
In America’s polarized politics, is there a cause around which policymakers can find common ground? As the new Congress and administration seek wise investments that make the American people and economy stronger, they should start with basic...
Monday, January 30, 2017
More than 40 Nobel laureates, more than 7000 academic faculty members, and the CEO of at least one biotech giant have voiced opposition in recent days to President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven majority-Muslim nations...
Friday, January 27, 2017
Health research and medical progress should be a high priority for President Donald Trump and the new US administration during their first 100 days in office. According to a survey of 1,005 US adults, conducted by Research!America , this is the view...
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
A new survey shows Americans are split on whether the U.S. will be seen as the global leader in science and innovation under President Donald Trump; 41% of Americans agree, 40% disagree and 19% are not sure.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Kathy Bates, award-winning actress and Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN) spokesperson, will receive Research!America’s Isadore Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opinion for raising the visibility of lymphedema and lymphatic...


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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