April 2018: The Research Advocate


The April 2018 newsletter is now online

Highlights from this month include: 

A special insert and recap of the 2018 Advocacy Awards Dinner and honorees. 

Research!America’s 29th Annual Meeting of Members, with keynote speaker Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX-30), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology

Upcoming webinars: “What are the Barriers in Advancing Migraine Research?” on Wednesday, April 11, 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET. and “Inspiring Others to be Science Advocates” on Wednesday, April 18, 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET 

On Saturday, April 14, 2018, scientists and science enthusiasts across the globe will gather for the March for Science, the second annual celebration of science and its impact on society

U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams says his vision is for a healthier and more equitable America but we must reframe the way we talk about health to achieve that goal. “I believe with every fiber of my being that every American deserves to live a long and healthy life.  Unfortunately, we’re falling short of that goal.” Dr. Adams was the keynote speaker at a forum hosted by the American Public Health Association (APHA) in Washington, D.C. on April 2 to kick off National Public Health Week. 

A member spotlight featuring Horizon Pharma, a company that focuses primarily on the research, development and commercialization of medicines that treat rare diseases, which are diseases that impact fewer than 200,000 people in the United States.  

Download the entire April 2018 Research Advocate as a PDF.


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America’s economic destiny lies in innovation, technology, science and research.
The Honorable John E. Porter