Research!America and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Host Panel Discussion: "A World Free from Cancers: Probable, Possible, or Preposterous?"
Leading Experts Focus on the Challenges and Opportunities Affecting the Fight Against Cancer
A panel of experts discussed the prospects for a future where cancers are rendered manageable or even eradicated and the variables affecting progress toward that goal so that cancer patients are able to lead normal, productive lives — and thus be "free from" their cancers.
Research!America Honors Congressmen Frank Wolf and Chaka Fattah for Advancing Medical Innovation to Save Lives and Strengthen the Economy
Reps. Wolf and Fattah to Receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy at Advocacy Awards Dinner on March 12
Reps. Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for their leadership and unwavering commitment to supporting policies that promote federal and private sector medical research and innovation.
Health R&D Spending Moves Slowly Upward, Driven by Industry, Philanthropy and Voluntary Health Associations
Federal R&D Funding Remains “Woefully Inadequate” to Address Health Threats and Global Competitiveness
After declining in FY10-11, health-related research and development (R&D) spending in the U.S. increased by $4.3 billion (3.5%) in FY11-12, according to Truth and Consequences: Health R&D Spending in the U.S. (FY11-12), the 10th edition from Research!America highlighting estimates of U.S. investments.
Majority of Americans Believe Another Government Shutdown Likely in Coming Months; Last One Harmful to Medical Research
New National Poll Reveals Many Respondents Predict China will Surpass U.S. in Science and Innovation by 2020
Nearly two-thirds (65%) of Americans say it’s likely there will be another government shutdown in the months ahead as Congress continues to debate deficit and budget issues, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by Research!America and the American Society of Hematology.
Public Health Thank You Day — November 25, 2013
On the Monday before Thanksgiving, Research!America and our partners urge Americans to pay tribute to public health professionals who work around the clock to protect our health.
Glenn Close, Dr. Leroy Hood, Dr. Reed Tuckson, Kathy Giusti and the Progeria Research Foundation to Receive 2014 Research!America Advocacy Awards
Research!America’s 18th annual Advocacy Awards will honor extraordinary advocates of medical and health research who are distinguished in their commitment to advancing medicine and health.
CSBI Encourages a Tax Code that Promotes Economic Growth and Creates Jobs
Research!America announced today it has joined the Coalition of Small Business Innovators (CSBI).CSBI is a national, non-partisan coalition of organizations dedicated to stimulating sustained, private investment in small, highly innovative companies focusing on the development of new technologies.
New Poll Shows Minority Populations Support Clinical Trials to Improve Health of Others but Participation Remains Low Among African-Americans, Hispanics and Asians
Low Percentage Hear About Clinical Trials from Health Care Providers
Altruism is a strong motivating factor for clinical trial participation in the general population and even more so among several minority groups.
New National Public Opinion Poll Shows Majority of Americans Would Participate in Clinical Trials if Recommended by Their Doctor
Only Small Percentage say Health Care Professionals Have Ever Talked to Them about Medical Research
More than two-thirds (72%) of Americans say it’s likely they would participate in a clinical trial if recommended by their doctor, but only 22% say a doctor or other health care professional has ever talked to them about medical research, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by Research!America.
William N. Hait, MD, PhD, global head, Janssen Research & Development, LLC, part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Research!America, the nation’s largest nonprofit advocacy alliance working to make research to improve health a higher national priority.
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.