Thursday, September 28, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 28, 2006 —While nearly nine out of 10 (89%) Americans say mental health is as important as physical health, only one-fourth (24%) believe physical and mental health are treated with equal importance in the U.S. health care system...
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 19, 2006 —Two-thirds of Americans (66%) say they are willing to donate their own genetic material in order to help scientists study disease, according to a Research!America national public opinion poll released today. When asked if...
Monday, September 18, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 18, 2006- Medical research issues and U.S. competitiveness in research and innovation are on the minds of voters and candidates alike this fall, according to a new public opinion poll and survey of Congressional candidates...
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 12, 2006—The U.S. investment in health-related research grew a modest 2.2% in 2005, much slower than the 7.4% growth in health costs, according to a report released today by Research!America. The report is covered in the September...
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
WASHINGTON—July 11, 2006—Research!America has received a $1.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . The two-year grant provides founding support for the Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research, established to...
Thursday, July 6, 2006
WASHINGTON—July 6, 2006—For the 2006 Congressional elections, Research!America and the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation are launching the first national voter education initiative to ask candidates their views on medical, health and scientific...
Wednesday, June 7, 2006
WASHINGTON-June 7, 2006-The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation will underwrite Research!America's annual volunteer advocacy award for research to improve health. The foundation will support the Gordon and Llura Gund Volunteer Leadership Award at $25...
Tuesday, June 6, 2006
WASHINGTON—June 6, 2006—Karen A. Holbrook, PhD, president of The Ohio State University , has been elected to the Research!America board of directors. "Dr. Holbrook is joining our board at a time when advocacy for medical and health research could...
Tuesday, April 25, 2006
WASHINGTON—April 25, 2006—Research!America recently elected four new members to serve on its board of directors: Elmer E. Huerta, MD, MPH; Alan I. Leshner, PhD; Harrison C. Spencer, MD, MPH; and Debra R. Lappin, JD. "We are delighted to welcome...
Monday, April 3, 2006
ALBANY, NY—April 3, 2006—A recent telephone survey commissioned by Research!America of 800 adults in New York found that the state's residents value public health and want increased funding for public health services. Conducted in January 2006, the...

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