Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Despite President Donald Trump ’s threat to slash the funding for the National Institutes of Health , its new budget is larger than ever. In 2017, the NIH doled out a record $26.3 billion in research grants to U.S. applicants in 2017. And for fiscal...
Monday, March 26, 2018
At the outset, it looked like things could get pretty grim at the National Institutes of Health under President Donald Trump.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Research!America applauds the unprecedented boost in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and significant increases for other federal health agencies in FY18 to accelerate medical progress, public health and scientific innovation. As...
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
As Washington lawmakers scramble to head off yet another potential federal shutdown, at least one government agency appears to be breathing easy: The National Institutes of Health . As of this week, both houses of Congress had pledged billion-dollar...
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
Health Care Programs are expected to benefit from a major boost in federal spending as part of the two-year, $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill Congress is considering this week. The spending bill, which was passed by the House on Thursday and set...
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Thursday, March 22, 2018
A $1.3-trillion spending agreement reached yesterday (March 21) includes funding increases for most US science funding agencies, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Science Foundation (NSF), and NASA. The House of...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
A significant funding increase to respond to opioid abuse is a bipartisan bright spot in the fiscal 2018 omnibus spending bill, although both parties are claiming their own separate health policy wins. The House on Thursday voted 256-167 to pass the...
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Monday, March 19, 2018
John Edward Porter, a long-time key Congressional appropriator and advocate for biomedical research, received the Research!America Legacy Award at an advocacy awards dinner March 14.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Derek Rapp, president and chief executive officer of JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, and Dr. Guillermo (Willy) Prado, dean of the University of Miami’s Graduate School, the Leonard M. Miller Professor of...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Yesterday (February 12), President Donald Trump’s administration released its proposed budget for fiscal year 2019—just days after Congress passed a deal to increase discretionary spending caps. The proposal calls for cuts to some science agencies...


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If concerted, long-term investments in research are not made, America will lose an entire generation of young scientists.
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