Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Broad Support among Americans for Tissue and Organ Donation for Research The advocacy group Research!America is out with a small, new survey that finds broad support for the donation of tissue and organs for research. Here's more: The survey : More...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
While it’s certainly no secret that organ and tissue donations can be beneficial to both patients and the medical research community, a new study sought to gauge consumers’ attitudes about the process. Researchers from the National Disease Research...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for donation. This is according to a new survey released today commissioned by...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Agencies tackling the coronavirus outbreak would see major funding cuts under the Trump administration’s fiscal 2021 budget request. Sizable Trimmings: The proposal amounts to a 10% cut for the CDC, a 3.7% cut for the NIH, and a 7% cut for the...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
For the fourth straight year, President Donald Trump has proposed sizable reductions in federal research spending. To be sure, it’s no longer news that the president wants deep cuts to the budgets of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the...
Monday, February 10, 2020
(Updated with comments from Sen. Roy Blunt and Rep. Rosa DeLauro in the ninth and 10th paragraphs.) Federal agencies leading the coronavirus response would see major funding cuts starting Oct. 1 under a budget proposal released Monday by the Trump...
61% of Americans say current spending on health and medical research is not enough.
Monday, February 10, 2020
The Trump Administration’s 2021 budget proposal includes increases to advance much-needed progress in pediatric cancer and pain research, among a few other targeted areas. However, overall, the budget would deal a devastating blow to patients and...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Senator Mike B. Enzi (R-WY) and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA-18) will receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for the pivotal roles they have played in accelerating life-saving medical progress.
Monday, February 3, 2020
As the Iowa caucuses draw near, the presidential candidates should let voters know where they stand on ensuring our nation continues to attract the best and brightest students from around the world to keep America as a science and technology global...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
January 30, 2020 - Seventy-seven percent of Americans indicate positive feelings about human genetic research, with individuals expressing interest in what genetics can tell them about human history and heritage, according to a survey from the...

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