Monday, May 7, 2018
Re: the May 4 article "UA has role in national 'All of Us' health study." The All of Us initiative is a crucial step in advancing the prevention and treatment of diseases on an individualized basis. The University of Arizona and other research...
Friday, May 4, 2018
NIH funding has grown despite recent threats of cuts — but some in the industry aren’t feeling so assured. They say it should really be growing much faster. Mary Woolley has been president since 1990 of the Arlington-based Research!America, a...
Thursday, April 26, 2018
It seems to be strange times when people feel the need to take to the streets to voice their support for science, but that’s what happened earlier this month as the second annual March for Science was held in Washington, D.C. and 250 other cities...
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Regarding the recent op-ed, "Purdue and the March for Science's global feel," Suresh Garimella is absolutely right – the U.S. attracts some of the world’s best and brightest because of our long-standing position as a global leader in science and...
Sunday, April 15, 2018
A few people chanted “Science is real. It’s not how you feel,” beating a tempo on buckets, but mostly the mass of people marched through Washington quietly Saturday, letting their homemade signs show their support for empirical research. “Let’s make...
Thursday, April 5, 2018
One agency that is likely to escape the fiscal scalpel is the National Institutes of Health, which is good news for medical researchers across the country who count on NIH grants to fund their research. Suzanne Ffolkes, a spokeswoman for Research!...
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Wednesday, April 4, 2018
The head of a national organization that advocates for medical research funding will talk Thursday at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute about the role scientists should play in winning the hearts and minds of taxpayers. “We just can’t...
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.
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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...


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