Thursday, November 16, 2017
Investments in medical and health research and development grew 20.6 percent between 2013 and 2016, although R&D spending only accounts for a modest portion of the total $3.5 trillion of U.S. health expenditures, according to a Research America...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
A new report from Research America shows that investment in medical health research and development (R&D) is on the rise, with a 20.6% growth in spending from 2013 to 2016. The report, developed from data derived from industry sources; federal...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Research!America, along with other research and scientific alliances and organizations, is leading a “Raise the Caps” print and digital ad, social media and grassroots campaign the week of November 13-17, 2017.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
When public investments in research decline, not only does the brain drain affect Missouri’s economy and competitiveness, it affects research institutions across the country dealing with similar challenges. Federal spending caps are limiting...
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Total investment in medical and health research and development in the U.S. grew by 20.6 percent from 2013 to 2016, led by industry and the federal government, according to U.S. Investments in Medical and Health Research and Development , a new...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Total U.S. investment in medical and health R&D in the U.S. grew by 20.6% from 2013 to 2016 led by industry and the federal government, according to U.S. Investments in Medical and Health Research and Development , a new report from Research!...
Friday, November 10, 2017
Congress’ ever-expanding to-do list threatens to push federal investments in science to the sidelines. Unless Congress acts soon to lift spending caps and pass a new budget, scientists eager to drive innovation to address challenges like the opioid...
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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
A coalition of patient advocacy, research and surgeon groups penned letters to House and Senate leaders on Wednesday (Nov. 8) urging them to permanently repeal the medical device excise tax, which is set to go back into effect in January 2018. The...
Sunday, October 29, 2017
Regarding “We Didn’t Lose the War on Drugs, We Surrendered” (Oct. 22 Forum): Donald S. Burke’s urgent call to increase federal investments in research to find solutions to the opioid epidemic deserves immediate attention by policymakers. A majority...
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Today, President Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national public health emergency. This declaration will help expand access to treatment for patients in rural communities and give states flexibility in using federal grant funds to target those...


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