Monday, November 20, 2006
WASHINGTON—Nov. 20, 2006—Twenty-seven of the nation's foremost experts in global health will band together to advocate for greater U.S. investment in global health research. These prominent scientists include a former Centers for Disease Control and...
Wednesday, October 11, 2006
WASHINGTON—Oct. 11, 2006— Massachusetts Institute of Technology 's Amy Finkelstein, MPhil, PhD, is the recipient of Research!America's 2006 Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health Research Award. An economics assistant professor,...
Thursday, September 28, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 28, 2006 —While nearly nine out of 10 (89%) Americans say mental health is as important as physical health, only one-fourth (24%) believe physical and mental health are treated with equal importance in the U.S. health care system...
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 19, 2006 —Two-thirds of Americans (66%) say they are willing to donate their own genetic material in order to help scientists study disease, according to a Research!America national public opinion poll released today. When asked if...
Monday, September 18, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 18, 2006- Medical research issues and U.S. competitiveness in research and innovation are on the minds of voters and candidates alike this fall, according to a new public opinion poll and survey of Congressional candidates...
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
WASHINGTON—Sept. 12, 2006—The U.S. investment in health-related research grew a modest 2.2% in 2005, much slower than the 7.4% growth in health costs, according to a report released today by Research!America. The report is covered in the September...
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
WASHINGTON—July 11, 2006—Research!America has received a $1.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation . The two-year grant provides founding support for the Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research, established to...
Thursday, July 6, 2006
WASHINGTON—July 6, 2006—For the 2006 Congressional elections, Research!America and the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation are launching the first national voter education initiative to ask candidates their views on medical, health and scientific...
Wednesday, June 7, 2006
WASHINGTON-June 7, 2006-The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation will underwrite Research!America's annual volunteer advocacy award for research to improve health. The foundation will support the Gordon and Llura Gund Volunteer Leadership Award at $25...
Tuesday, June 6, 2006
WASHINGTON—June 6, 2006—Karen A. Holbrook, PhD, president of The Ohio State University , has been elected to the Research!America board of directors. "Dr. Holbrook is joining our board at a time when advocacy for medical and health research could...

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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