Alliance Member-Only Meeting with Erik Fatemi, Principal at Cornerstone Government Affairs

New Year, Old Budget All signs point to more mayhem in January as Congressional leadership navigates the twists and turns of the Fiscal Year 2024 appropriations process. Erik Fatemi of Cornerstone Government Affairs joined us for an off-the-record conversation about the appropriations outlook and what that means for research advocacy. In particular, he walked through […]

Alliance Discussion with Dr. Bob Conn, Distinguished Policy Fellow, UCSD; President/CEO Emeritus, The Kavli Foundation

From public sector to private sector to philanthropy, the unique ecosystem of research and discovery in the United States has shepherded countless advances in science and medicine for decades. Dr. Robert Conn, Walter Zable Distinguished Professor and Dean Emeritus of Engineering at the University of California, San Diego, and recipient of Research!America’s 2024 Gordon and […]

Alliance Member-Only Meeting with Brian Fahey, Legislative Director, House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chair Brett Guthrie

If your organization is a member of the Research!America Alliance, please join us for an off-the-record alliance member-only discussion with Brian Fahey, Legislative Director in the office of House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee Chair Brett Guthrie (R-KY-2).  We’ve asked Brian to discuss Chair Guthrie’s priorities for this key subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over NIH, ARPA-H, FDA, CDC, […]

The Bridge that Bipartisanship Built: Challenges to our nation’s technology transfer system.

More than 30 years ago, Congress, with broad bipartisan support, created a new “tech transfer” system that led to an explosion in U.S.-driven scientific, technological, and medical breakthroughs.  A proposed Commerce Department rule, while well-intentioned, risks the technology transfer bridge between public, academic, and private sector R&D at the expense of progress crucial to U.S. […]

Alliance Discussion with Dr. Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland

Where and when will the next infectious disease outbreak come? How can we ensure that our public health system is prepared? Dr. Rita Colwell, a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland College Park, Founder of CosmosID, Inc., and former Director of the National Science Foundation, and the recipient of Research!America’s 2024 Builders of […]

Alliance Discussion with Dr. Celine Gounder, Senior Fellow and Editor-at-Large for Public Health, KFF Health News

Meeting the Moment: A conversation with public health champion Celine Gounder What comes to mind when you think of medical progress? Lives saved; diseases eradicated; lessons learned? Join us on January 30 at 12:30 p.m. Eastern for a discussion with Dr. Celine Gounder, Senior Fellow and Editor-at-Large for Public Health, KFF Health News, and recipient […]

Alliance Discussion with the Alzheimer’s Association

Research!America hosted a conversation about the importance and impact of advocacy with two extraordinary research champions. Dr. Joanne Pike, President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association, and Tony Gonzales, Alzheimer’s Association National Early-Stage Advisor, joined us for this important discussion. The Alzheimer’s Association is the recipient of Research!America’s 2024 Paul G. Rogers Distinguished Organization Advocacy Award. Dr. Pike […]

Alliance Discussion with Dr. Elaine Larson, Columbia University School of Nursing

Considered one of the top global health threats facing humanity by the World Health Organization, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is on the rise. In the United States alone, AMR is implicated in nearly 3 million infections and tens of thousands of deaths each year. On February 6th at 12 PM ET, Dr. Elaine Larson, Anna C Maxwell […]

Alliance Discussion with Dr. Abraham Verghese, Bestselling Author of Cutting for Stone and The Covenant of Water; Professor, Stanford

Dr. Abraham Verghese, Bestselling Author of Cutting for Stone and The Covenant of Water, Linda R. Meier and Joan F. Lane Provostial Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, joined us to discuss how his career in medicine and writing has shaped his outlook on the art and science of human connection. Dr. Verghese is the 2024 […]