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...
Tuesday, April 25, 2006
WASHINGTON—April 25, 2006—Research!America recently elected four new members to serve on its board of directors: Elmer E. Huerta, MD, MPH; Alan I. Leshner, PhD; Harrison C. Spencer, MD, MPH; and Debra R. Lappin, JD. "We are delighted to welcome...
Monday, April 3, 2006
ALBANY, NY—April 3, 2006—A recent telephone survey commissioned by Research!America of 800 adults in New York found that the state's residents value public health and want increased funding for public health services. Conducted in January 2006, the...
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
WASHINGTON—March 22, 2006—Sam Donaldson, veteran ABC News co-anchor, White House correspondent and investigative journalist, has received the 2006 Research!America Isadore Rosenfeld Award for Impact on Public Opinion. The award recognizes his years...
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
WASHINGTON—March 22, 2006—U.S. Representative Michael Castle (DE) has received the 2006 Research!America Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy. The award, presented jointly to Castle and Rep. Diana DeGette (CO), recognizes their...
Wednesday, March 22, 2006
WASHINGTON—March 22, 2006—U.S. Representative Diana DeGette (CO) has received the 2006 Research!America Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy. The award, presented jointly to DeGette and U.S. Representative Mike Castle (DE),...

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