Friday, January 3, 2020
The bad news is that research investment is just 5 cents of every health dollar spent, according to a new report from Research!America . “This growth in R&D investment is positive and welcome, certainly,” said Research!America’s chair, the...
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Total U.S. investment in medical and health research and development grew by 6.4% from 2017 to 2018, reaching $194.2 billion. For the third straight year, the growth-rate of medical and health R&D investment outpaced the growth-rate of overall...
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
What is DNA and how does it shape our traits? How do our brains store memories? These are just some of the questions that a new Roanoke-based science podcast, “ Big Lick of Science ,” examines. Produced by Virginia Tech translational biology,...
Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Total U.S. investment in medical and health research and development (R&D) grew by 6.4% from 2017 to 2018, reaching $194.2 billion.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee released long-awaited legislation to fund the government through the remainder of FY20.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
We applaud the Senate confirmation of Dr. Stephen Hahn as FDA Commissioner. Dr. Hahn is a highly respected radiation oncologist and highly qualified health care leader, as most recently demonstrated by his leadership role at the esteemed MD Anderson...
Monday, December 9, 2019
What is the state of support for biomedical research in Washington today?
Friday, December 6, 2019
The American Association for Cancer Research and Research!America are urging Congress to pass the FY20 appropriations bill by Dec. 20. Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley pushed the Senate and House Committees on Appropriations to secure...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The bipartisan duo behind a 2016 law that poured billions into medical research want to repeat their success. But so far, the pharmaceutical industry that helped push the first version across the finish line isn’t nearly so eager to lend the new...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Research!America and the Rita Allen Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of microgrant awards of $1,000 to $3,000 provided to 15 graduate student and post-doc led science policy groups for a range of civic engagement activities in their...


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If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
Brenda Canine, PhD; McLaughlin Research Institute, Montana