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...
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
An estimated 1 in 4 children experience some form of child abuse or neglect in their lifetimes.
Monday, July 16, 2018
Research!America has announced the Herbert Pardes Family Award for National Leadership in Advocacy for Research . The award’s namesake, Dr. Herbert Pardes, is the Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a...
Monday, July 16, 2018
Research shows that child abuse and neglect affects households across the country, and a majority of Americans view it as a public health problem and acknowledge that it is an issue in their community. In fact, a recent national survey by Research...
Saturday, July 7, 2018
As physicians, we care for patients with acute and chronic diseases every day, doing whatever we can to help them achieve the best health outcomes possible and live long, productive lives. But as leaders of the two largest physician organizations...
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Most Americans view child abuse and neglect as a public health problem, a sentiment more strongly shared among Latinos (81%) than their White (76%) and Black (74%) peers, according to a new survey. The national survey of adults , led by Research!...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The $2 billion funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the Senate subcommittee FY19 spending bill will fuel innovation and cutting-edge research at a time when other nations are poised to surpass our leadership in science and...
Monday, June 25, 2018
Science has gotten more political, so scientists are looking for new ways to influence politics. Last week, a group called the National Science Policy Network announced its debut. It’s aimed at formalizing loosely linked groups of early-career...
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Leaders of the scientific community have criticized the myopic actions of this administration to stifle the voice and input of scientific knowledge. For example, President Trump has yet to nominate a scientific advisor. His administration’s budgets...
Monday, June 18, 2018
A strong majority of Americans view child abuse and neglect as a public health problem in the United States, a sentiment shared across populations with 81% of Hispanics, 76% of non-Hispanic whites, 74% of African-Americans and 67% of Asians in...


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