News and Events

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

Upcoming Events

September 8, 2020 to September 10, 2020

Recent Events

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.

Watch the recorded webinar here.

 

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.  

 

 

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