John D. McConnell

By John D. McConnell and Edward Abraham John D. McConnell, MD Edward Abraham, MD Every day, physicians and scientists at the nation’€™s medical schools and teaching hospitals see the hope that medical research brings to patients treated at their institutions. However, the Appropriations Committee in the U.S. House of Representative has proposed a budget that would result in a devastating cut of nearly 20 percent to NIH funding and the eventual loss of jobs in Winston-Salem and North Carolina. Today, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine and Wake Forest Innovation Quarter, along with our colleagues across the country, demand that this ill-considered proposal that...

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The capabilities are enormous, a little bit of research can pay off quite a bit in the long run.
Paul D’ Addario, retinitis pigmentosa patient