Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Senate passage of the FY19 Labor-HHS conference report is a significant step in ensuring that funding increases for the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Research!America applauds the FY19 Labor-HHS conference report which includes a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as net funding increases for other crucial research agencies including the Centers for Disease...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Research!America, in partnership with the National Science Policy Network (NSPN), 15 scientific societies and the Rita Allen Foundation today announced microgrants of $1,000 to $5,000 to ten graduate student and post-doc led science policy groups...
Monday, August 27, 2018
The U.S. Senate has approved a budget bill for the 2019 fiscal year starting on October 1 that will increase spending for the NIH by 5.4% or $2 billion, to $39.1 billion.
Friday, August 24, 2018
Research!America applauds the Senate passage of the FY19 Labor, Health and Human Services bill which provides a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Health-care legislation may take a back seat in Congress as Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court and must-pass spending bills will dominate the debate on Capitol Hill. The House has already left for a month-long summer break; the Senate is off the...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
An Oklahoma meteorologist has been tapped to fill a critical post in shaping White House science policy that’s been vacant for a year and a half. President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Kelvin Droegemeier as his first science adviser...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
President Donald Trump waited 19 months to nominate someone to lead the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, a long-term vacancy bemoaned by many science-related associations. Now several groups are applauding Trump’s pick, announced...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Research!America applauds the bipartisan vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal the medical device excise tax.
Friday, July 20, 2018
In this episode of the ASBMB science policy podcast, public affairs staff members provide updates on the fiscal year 2019 Labor Health and Human Services appropriations. Staff members also discuss the society’s August is for Advocacy annual campaign...

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