Thursday, December 8, 2016
Congressional approval of the 21 st Century Cures Act represents more than two years of information gathering, collaboration and above all, a commitment from stakeholders across the research enterprise to speeding medical progress. The bill is a...
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Sprawling legislation to increase federal support for medical research, mental healthcare and controlling the opioid epidemic cleared the Senate easily Wednesday and is headed to President Obama ’s desk for his signature, delivering a rare...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
A measure to fund billions of dollars in medical aid and research moves to the Senate this week, after flying through the House last week. It pours billions of dollars into the so-called “Cancer Moonshot,” funding to combat the opioid addiction...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
The House bipartisan passage of the 21 st Century Cures Act is a triumph for patients and a true testament to what can be accomplished when patients and other research stakeholders engage with policymakers and commit to finding solutions to our most...
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
WASHINGTON — After three years of debate, countless hearings, and pleas from patient advocates, lawmakers on Tuesday approved legislation to speed new medicines to market and to authorize an additional $4.8 billion in spending for medical research...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Legislation to bolster medical research and revamp the way new drugs and medical devices are approved is on the fast track through a Congress that has had little success to celebrate this year. The House could vote Wednesday on a vast bill that...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Top scientists who lead 29 major scientific organizations in the United States have sent a letter to President-elect Trump urging him to quickly appoint a "respected" assistant to the president for science and technology. "As President you will face...
Thursday, November 17, 2016
WASHINGTON — Amid anxiety and uncertainty about what President Donald Trump will mean for medical science, researchers are looking to one man for hope: Newt Gingrich. Trump himself has said precious little about medical research . He has flirted...
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
ARLINGTON, Va. —On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Research!America and other health organizations urge Americans to recognize public health professionals who are steadfast in their efforts to protect us from illness and injury. Public Health Thank...
Monday, October 31, 2016
For so many reasons -- speeding the day we put cancer in the history books, maintaining global leadership in research and innovation, fueling economic growth in the process, and giving thousands of young scientists the reality, not just the hope, of...

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