Research!America and Global Health Experts Focus on the Economic and Health Burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases in the U.S.
Leading researchers discuss emerging health threats at panel discussion
During a panel discussion today at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, hosted by Research!America, several researchers and leading public health experts said the nation must increase public awareness and research to address the emergence of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the U.S.
Chronic Pain Ranks Well Below Drug Addiction as a Major Health Problem in New National Public Opinion Poll
High Percentage of Americans Concerned About Misuse of Pain Medication
A new national public opinion poll commissioned by Research!America shows only 18% of respondents believe chronic pain is a major health problem, even though a majority of Americans (63%) say they know someone who experienced pain so severe that they sought prescription medicines to treat it.
Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Bob Casey (D-PA), Diane Rehm, John F. Crowley, Drs. John Mendelsohn and Mark Rosenberg, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to Receive 2013 Research!America Advocacy Awards
Research!America will honor extraordinary leaders in biomedical and health research advocacy at the 17th Annual Advocacy Awards on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC.
Most Say Federally Funded Basic Research is Important to Private Sector Innovation
More than two-thirds (67%) of small business leaders say basic research funded by the federal government is important to private sector innovation, according to a new nationwide survey of small business owners/operators commissioned by Research!America.
Research!America Honors Senators Richard Burr and Bob Casey for Strengthening our Nation’s Commitment to Research and Development
Burr and Casey to Receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy at Research!America’s Advocacy Awards Dinner on March 13
Sens. Richard Burr (R-NC) and Bob Casey (D-PA) will receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for their leadership and strong support of federal and private sector medical research and innovation.
New Poll Data Summary reveals concerns among Americans about medical progress even in tight fiscal environment
America Speaks, Volume 13, a compilation of public opinion polls commissioned by Research!America, features timely data about Americans' views on issues related to biomedical and health research.
Majority of Americans Doubt Congress and White House Can Resolve Budget Problems and Avoid Fiscal Cliff
Poll Reveals Deep Concerns Among Americans about Impact of Spending Cuts to Medical Research
Nearly 60% of Americans are skeptical that Congress and the White House will reach an agreement that will avoid the fiscal cliff, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by Research!America.
Research!America and Partners Salute Public Health Heroes as Recent Health Threats Affect Many Communities
Public Health Thank You Day, November 19, 2012
On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Research!America and leading U.S. public health organizations recognize public health professionals who work tirelessly every day to protect the health of all Americans.
Authors of Groundbreaking Study on Reducing Infant Mortality with Electronic Health Records Receive the 2012 Garfield Economic Impact Award
The authors of a landmark study on the use of electronic medical records (EMRs) to reduce infant mortality will receive the 2012 Garfield Economic Impact Award.
Research, Industry, Academic and Patient Groups Join Forces for Week of Advocacy to Save Research, November 12-16, 2012
Research!America, along with several dozen patient, industry, academic and health organizations, has coordinated a Week of Advocacy to Save Research for the week of November 12-16, 2012.
Pending Budget Cuts will Further Jeopardize Global Leadership in Research and Innovation
Biomedical and health research and development (R&D) spending from all sources declined by more than $4 billion or 3% between FY10 and FY11 according to Research!America's 2011 U.S. Investment in Health Research report.
Diane Rehm; John F. Crowley; Dr. John Mendelsohn; Dr. Mark Rosenberg; and California Institute for Regenerative Medicine to Receive 2013 Research!America Advocacy Awards
Research!America's 17th annual Advocacy Awards will convene leaders from government, academia, industry and health advocacy organizations to honor leading medical and health research advocates of our time.
More than half (54%) say it is important that the U.S. maintain world leadership in research
As the so-called "fiscal cliff" approaches in January, a majority of likely voters say that across-the-board cuts are not the right way to reduce the federal budget deficit, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by United for Medical Research and Research!America and conducted by JZ Analytics.
Likely Voters Say President’s “First 100 Days in Office” Should Include Plans for Promoting Medical Progress
As Political Conventions Begin, Voters say it’s Important for Candidates to Address Medical Research
On the eve of the political conventions, nearly two-thirds of likely voters say the next president should announce initiatives promoting medical progress during his "first 100 days in office," according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by Research!America.
Research!America says Issue is too Important for Candidates to Ignore with Funding at Risk
Research!America, a nonprofit advocacy alliance, says too many congressional candidates are minimizing the importance of our nation’s faltering role in fighting deadly and disabling diseases as a campaign issue.