Global and Public Health R&D

Excerpt of an article published in The Boston Globe on the next surgeon general.

President Obama will nominate Dr. Vivek Murthy of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’€™s Hospital as surgeon general of the United States, the White House announced Thursday night.

By Foti Panagakos, DMD, PhD, global director of scientific affairs at Colgate-Palmolive

Dear Research Advocate:

diabetesDid you know that nearly 26 million children and adults in the U.S. have diabetes, and another 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), a Research!America member?

Dear Research Advocate:

580491_520295697990810_1202890633_nAs recent disease outbreaks have demonstrated, the need for public health is around the clock.

Op-ed by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley published in The Scientist.

On winning hearts, minds, and votes for science

Since 1959, the Canada Gairdner Awards recognize and reward the achievements of medical researchers whose work contributes significantly to improving the quality of human life. Among the world’€™s most esteemed medical research prizes, the awards distinguish Canada as a leader in science and provide a $100,000 prize to each scientist for their work.

Four U.S. scientists are among this year’€™s winners:

Glenn Close, Dr. Leroy Hood, Dr. Reed Tuckson, Kathy Giusti and the Progeria Research Foundation to Receive 2014 Research!America Advocacy Awards

Dear Research Advocate:

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