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...
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The Trump administration is proposing sweeping cuts to US science agencies in its $4.1 trillion budget for 2018, asking Congress to kill a variety of medical, energy, and basic research programs, while boosting funding for defense and homeland...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
President Donald Trump is considering switching up his attack on U.S. health research budgets by capping how much the National Institutes of Health (NIH) can spend on indirect costs, The Atlantic reports . But although the plan moves the focus of...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Two months ago, the Trump administration unveiled its so-called “skinny budget,” which envisioned cutting funds for the National Institutes of Health by 18 percent, or $5.8 billion. Scientists were appalled. As my colleague Adrienne LaFrance...
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Two months ago, the Trump administration unveiled its so-called “skinny budget,” which envisioned cutting funds for the National Institutes of Health by 18 percent, or $5.8 billion. Scientists were appalled. As my colleague Adrienne LaFrance...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Gopal Khanna has been tapped as the new director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, according to an email Tuesday from the agency's acting director Dr. Sharon Arnold. The AHRQ, which has a budget of $470 million this year, supports...
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Federal spending on biomedical research would increase to $34 billion in 2017 under an agreement reached late April 30 by congressional appropriators to fund the government through September. FDA Spending The bill would give the Food and Drug...
Monday, May 1, 2017
The $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY17 omnibus, along with additional resources to combat public health threats, will help us achieve better health, a stronger economy and maintain our competitive edge in...
Monday, May 1, 2017
From the start, it didn’t seem likely Republican lawmakers would agree with President Trump’s proposed cuts to the National Institutes of Health. Even some of the most conservative legislators had worked in recent years to increase the agency’s...
Monday, May 1, 2017
The 2017 budget bill expected to be sent to President Donald J. Trump this week is a mixed bag when it comes to college access and affordability, sparing some programs from cuts and providing boosts to others, but at the same time dipping into the...

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