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 itís 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 ó 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!Americaís 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 itís 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 nationís 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 Universityís 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 Nationís Commitment to Research and Development
Burr and Casey to Receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy at Research!Americaís 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.