Research!America salutes the 2018 Nobel prize winners in Physiology or Medicine for their groundbreaking achievement in immunotherapy, a transformative advance in the treatment of cancer and one that holds enormous promise to combat a broad spectrum...
Monday, October 1, 2018
Statement by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Friday, September 28, 2018
WASHINGTON -- Congress has passed a major appropriations bill that increases funding for medical research and opioid disorder treatment and research. The bill, which includes a $2-billion increase in the National Institutes of Health budget, passed...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Statement by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on Congressional Passage of FY19 Labor-HHS/Defense Spending Bill
We applaud congressional approval of the FY19 Labor-HHS/Defense spending bill, ensuring increased funding for innovative research and public health initiatives to address deadly and disabling diseases. Passage of the measure before the end of the...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Research!America to Salute The Honorable Louis W. Sullivan and other Leaders in Medical and Health Research Advocacy
The Honorable Louis W. Sullivan, former Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will be among the honorees at Research!America’s Advocacy Awards Dinner
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Statement by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on Senate Passage of FY19 Labor-HHS Conference Report
Senate passage of the FY19 Labor-HHS conference report is a significant step in ensuring that funding increases for the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality...
Friday, September 14, 2018
Statement by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on the FY19 Labor-HHS Conference Report
Research!America applauds the FY19 Labor-HHS conference report which includes a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as well as net funding increases for other crucial research agencies including the Centers for Disease...
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Student Science Policy Groups Receive Microgrants to Engage Public and Candidates for Midterm Elections
Research!America, in partnership with the National Science Policy Network (NSPN), 15 scientific societies and the Rita Allen Foundation today announced microgrants of $1,000 to $5,000 to ten graduate student and post-doc led science policy groups...
Monday, August 27, 2018
The U.S. Senate has approved a budget bill for the 2019 fiscal year starting on October 1 that will increase spending for the NIH by 5.4% or $2 billion, to $39.1 billion.
Friday, August 24, 2018
Statement by Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on Senate Passage of Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill
Research!America applauds the Senate passage of the FY19 Labor, Health and Human Services bill which provides a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
An Oklahoma meteorologist has been tapped to fill a critical post in shaping White House science policy that’s been vacant for a year and a half. President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Kelvin Droegemeier as his first science adviser...