Research Partners Forums

Research Partners Forums are open dialogues among leaders in academia, business, government, non-profits and the public on subjects related to improving health through research.

Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research Research!America's National Health Research Forum - held September 12 at the Newseum's Knight Conference Center in Washington, DC - examined the current and future state of research to improve health. This year's theme was "Straight Talk about the Future of Medical and Health Research." Three expert panels delved into different aspects of the research ecosystem.
Research Matters Communications Workshop for Early-Career Scientists: October 9, 2013 Research!America's science communications event, "ResearchMatters Communications Workshop: Promoting Basic Research in a New Age of Communications: Challenges and Opportunities," was held October 9 at the Marvin Center on the campus of George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Conquering Pain & Fighting Addiction: Policy Imperatives to Combat a Growing Health Crisis April 8, 2013. Reserve Officers Association, Washington, DC. Click here to read a recap of the event.
2012 National Health Research Forum World Class to Second Class? Confronting the Risks to U.S. Science and Innovation
Global Health Research and Development and the Hidden Burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Texas Houston, Texas June 7, 2012  
Majority of Likely Voters Oppose Across-the-Board Cuts in 2013 More than half (54%) say it is important that the U.S. maintain world leadership in research
Panel Examines the Future for Research at Post-Election Event
Research!America and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) hosted a Research Partners Forum, “Building Ohio’s Economy and Health Through Medical Research.” Attended by 400 people, the forum focused on the importance of medical research to Ohio’s economy.
In conjunction with Pfizer and university partners, Research!America held two forums that brought together journalists and scientists to help understand how to communicate with each other more effectively. The first forum involved the University of Maryland, with an event held in downtown Washington, DC. Academic leaders from the communications, journalism and medical science departments of Maryland joined journalists from The New York Times, TIME Magazine and Nature Medicine for a pair of panels that helped bridge the gap between the disciplines.

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Without continued support for health research, many of the most promising young scientists, their ideas and a myriad of potentially life-changing scientific breakthroughs will vanish into oblivion.
Paul Marinec, PhD; University of California San Francisco