Thursday, March 13, 2008
WASHINGTON—March 13, 2008—Renown epidemiologist and public health research advocate William H. Foege, MD, MPH, has been named Research!America's 2008 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Award for Sustained National Leadership. He will be honored at Research...
Monday, January 14, 2008
WASHINGTON—January 14, 2008—Former Capitol Hill senior staffer Mona K. Floyd, JD, has joined Research!America as senior director of special projects. She will be responsible for developing selected programs and policy outreach initiatives. Research...
Thursday, December 27, 2007
WASHINGTON—Dec. 27, 2007—Health-related research and health issues overall are priorities for voters in upcoming primaries for the 2008 elections, according to a new national opinion poll. The poll was commissioned by Research!America and 27 other...
Thursday, December 13, 2007
WASHINGTON—December 13, 2007—Hispanics believe the U.S. should make a higher commitment to health and science research and are willing to pay additional taxes to subsidize additional medical research, according to a national opinion poll released...
Monday, December 3, 2007
Board member and AAAS CEO Alan Leshner and stem cell pioneer James Thomson wrote an op-ed " Standing in the Way of Stem Cell Research " for The Washington Post .
Thursday, November 29, 2007
An op-ed titled " World's Greatest Epidemics Collide " co-authored by Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research Ambassador Chris Elias, MD, was published in The Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Saturday, November 24, 2007
An op-ed "Encourage stem cell research in all ways " was published by board member William Brinkley, PhD, in The Houston Chronicle .
Friday, November 16, 2007
WASHINGTON—Nov. 16, 2007—Although nearly three quarters of Americans expect breakthroughs in treatments for diabetes, cancer and heart disease over the next decade, a majority of Americans (57%) believe we are not making enough progress in medical...
Tuesday, October 9, 2007
WASHINGTON—October 9, 2007—Research!America today presented its 2007 Eugene Garfield Economic Impact of Medical and Health Research Award to two University of Chicago economists. Tomas Philipson, PhD, and Anupam Jena, PhD, were honored for their...
Thursday, October 4, 2007
ASPEN , CO — October 4, 2007 — P ublic and private sources in the U.S. invested $9.3 billion last year in global health research, according to a new report by Research!America. That amount represents 8% of the $116 billion that Research!America...


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