The cost of the Covid-19 pandemic to US research is reaching tens of billions of dollars, an association of research institutions has estimated. In a report published on 12 January , the Council on Governmental Relations, representing almost 200...
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Friday, January 8, 2021
When President Donald Trump’s administration released its first budget proposal in February 2017, it called for deep funding cuts at several scientific agencies, most notably the National Institutes of Health and the Environmental Protection Agency...
Wednesday, December 23, 2020
“Particularly in light of Covid-19, we’re going to need to catch up and build out in FY ’22,” Jenny Luray, vice president of strategy and communications for Research!America, said in an interview.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Statement by Research!America President & CEO Mary Woolley on FY21 Appropriations and Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act
Research!America is thankful to Senate and House leadership for reaching an agreement on FY21 appropriations as well as a package of stimulus funding.
Monday, December 14, 2020
At a separate vaccine-focused event on Monday, sponsored by Research!America , Peter Marks, MD, director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, answered questions about the two-dose requirement and anaphylactic reactions with the...
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Statement by Research!America President & CEO Mary Woolley on President-elect Biden Health Nominees and Appointees
Research!America applauds President-elect Biden for his decision to nominate California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Attorney General Becerra has the experience, the policy acumen, and the...
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Simply put: it's possible vaccines will remain in refrigerators and not be delivered to the arms of rolled-up sleeves if we don't quickly ramp up vaccine confidence research and broadly disseminate the findings.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
In recent decades, public health has become politicized – both the governmental enterprise and the core concepts. There is partisan and ideological disagreement about the role of government, and this has translated pretty directly into disparate...
Monday, November 23, 2020
The year 2020 has shown public health work is more important than ever, but it’s more than COVID-19 response
The question is ... do people truly understand what we do when we are not in a pandemic?
Monday, November 23, 2020
Held each year on the Monday before Thanksgiving, Public Health Thank You Day is a time for local health directors to show their appreciation for the work of doctors, nurses and other community health professionals in their respective communities.