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The Research!America alliance advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all.

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The growth of discovery and innovation depends on a strong pipeline to train and connect future generations of health and science researchers. To help drive growth and assist early career researchers, Research!America hosted “Reaching the Peak: A Science and Technology Career Summit,” an event providing professional development workshops, networking opportunities, and a science communication competition on June 30, 2021.

 

The 25th anniversary of the Research!America Advocacy Awards recognized individuals and organizations whose commitment to science, technology, and public health has contributed to societal progress in profoundly important ways. The May 13, 2021 event, presented virtually, featured a mix of interviews, fireside chats, and Q&A sessions to introduce and honor the 2020 and 2021 Awardees. Click here to watch the recording

 

COVID-19 treatments exemplify the significance of the public-private sector R&D continuum. While these treatments have not generally received the same level of attention as vaccines, they are critical to our response to the pandemic. This panel discussion explores the range of treatments available; how, when, and in what settings they are administered; and ways to ensure these treatments reach patients in need. Watch the recording here.

 

RNA interference (RNAi) is a scientific breakthrough that, thanks to the determination of both academic and industry researchers, is empowering desperately needed progress against rare diseases. Global health threats like COVID-19 have further demonstrated the significance of this innovative platform. The Research!America briefing, From Nobel Winning Science to Next Generation Treatment: Tracing the Path of a Rare Disease Breakthrough using RNAi, included a discussion focusing on the influence of RNAi technology on medical progress. Watch the recording here.

Research!America's 2020 Virtual National Health Research Forum, Straight Talk: Securing a Science-Strong Future took place from September 8-10, 2020. For more than 20 years, the National Health Research Forum has gathered top federal officials, leadership from across our broad membership, and distinguished national media to take an unvarnished look at issues that are vital to the wellbeing of our nation, our economy, and most importantly, patients. In 2020, via a virtual platform, more than 90 speakers including high-ranking governmental officials joined us over three days with expert insight and Q&A opportunities for participants. 

 

See more previous events on our Webinars page and our Research Partners Forums Page.

 

 

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Tim Haynes
Senior Director of Communications 
 

You can change the image of things to come. But you can’t do it sitting on your hands … The science community should reach out to Congress and build bridges.
The Honorable John E. Porter