Friday, March 6, 2020
Behind each disease was a medical breakthrough that Francis Collins highlighted at the congressional hearing on the president’s 2021 NIH budget request, a yearly opportunity to update lawmakers on his agency’s progress and priorities. Thanks to...
Friday, March 6, 2020
On March 5, the US Congress passed $8.3 billion in funding to help the government “prevent, prepare for, and respond to” the outbreak of the novel coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. President Donald J. Trump signed the bill on March 6. The amount of...
Monday, March 2, 2020
It’s Super Tuesday already, but there has been barely a word about R&D in the US political campaign, despite the fact the scientific community is up in arms at the way the Trump administration has treated science. Funding for scientific research...
Monday, March 2, 2020
A strong majority of Americans say investing in research is important to job creation, economic growth and maintaining U.S. global competitiveness. According to a new, national opinion survey commissioned by Research!America, Americans across the...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Broad Support among Americans for Tissue and Organ Donation for Research The advocacy group Research!America is out with a small, new survey that finds broad support for the donation of tissue and organs for research. Here's more: The survey : More...
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
While it’s certainly no secret that organ and tissue donations can be beneficial to both patients and the medical research community, a new study sought to gauge consumers’ attitudes about the process. Researchers from the National Disease Research...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for donation. This is according to a new survey released today commissioned by...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
NDRI Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Organ and Tissue Donation for Research Respondents Recognize Contribution to Medical and Health Breakthroughs; Cite Need for More People to Register for Organ Donations A strong majority of Americans...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for donation. This is according to a new survey released today commissioned by...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for donation. This is according to a new survey released today commissioned by...

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