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The Research!America alliance advocates for science, discovery, and innovation to achieve better health for all.
PARTNERSHIP, PROGRESS, PANDEMIC: THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON MEDICAL DISCOVERY
How is COVID-19 affecting progress against cancer and other long-standing health threats? This virtual roundtable discussion explored the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public and private sector-fueled medical progress. The panelists discussed the pandemic’s influence on the research NIH conducts and supports, our nation’s R&D infrastructure, the private sector investment climate, technology transfer and other key variables influencing the pace of medical progress, and opportunities to quickly reboot R&D as we move forward.
UNDERSTANDING THE LANDSCAPE OF COVID-19 VACCINE AND TREATMENT R&D
This webinar provided a high-level overview of the most promising scientific approaches underway to create vaccines, treat COVID-19 symptoms, cure serious cases, and prevent infection. Panelists discussed how the existing R&D pipeline is being leveraged to address COVID-19 and provided examples of public-private partnerships.
Watch the recorded webinar here.(link is external) (Registration required.)
CELEBRATING RARE DISEASE RESEARCH ADVOCATES: STRONG TOGETHER
Research is making and continues to make a difference in the lives of individuals across the US and around the globe with rare diseases. Advocates are essential in amplifying that impact, as the featured guests discussed at a reception hosted by Research!America in partnership with the EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases and Horizon Therapeutics. The event, “Celebrating Rare Disease Research Advocates: Strong Together”, held February 26, 2020, at the W Hotel in Washington, D.C., featured a panel of powerful advocates who shared what led them to work toward a better future for individuals confronting rare diseases.