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.
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.


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