Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Colorado State University will host a workshop next week to discuss gender bias in science careers and how to work against it. The Women in Science Workshop on April 13 will feature two scientists who are women, as well as a woman who specializes in...
Monday, April 3, 2017
Regarding Paul Erwin and Doris Spain's guest column, "Protect the Prevention and Public Health Fund," illnesses that are largely preventable -- heart disease, cancer and influenza -- remain top causes of death in the U.S. The Centers for Disease...
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Marc Kastner made an articulate case for the value of basic research and noted that private philanthropy alone cannot sustain it. Despite this reality and, according to a Research!America survey, a majority of Americans (63 percent) who support...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Regions once most known for their research muscle are now the biggest likely targets from a shrunken NIH budget under the Trump administration. Cities like Boston, New York and Baltimore could sustain the largest hits from substantial budget cuts...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
President Donald J. Trump is asking Congress to strip billions from federal research funding this year. Trump’s plan, which needs lawmakers’ approval to take effect, would offset proposed spending increases for defense and border security by...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
This budget request contradicts several of the fundamental goals the president has established for our nation. Locking in substandard staffing levels at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), cutting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Eighty percent of Americans say it is important for President Donald Trump to assign a high priority to putting health research and innovation to work to ensure continued medical progress, according to a survey commissioned by Research!America. But...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Although President Donald Trump’s 2018 proposed budget calls for slashing the NIH’s funding nearly 20 percent, NIH Director Francis S. Collins doesn’t seem especially worried. “We shouldn’t get too concerned at the moment about the need to shrink...
Monday, March 27, 2017
Research!America, a nonprofit advocacy alliance, has elected Governor Michael Castle as board chair and the Honorable Kweisi Mfume as board vice chair. The Honorable John Edward Porter, who served as Research!America board chair for 12 years, has...
Monday, March 27, 2017
Appearing before Congress at the start of the budget season, the director of the National Institutes of Health made clear he did not agree with his own president on how much money the NIH needs. "What will happen," the NIH director said of the...

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