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 11, 2020
Agencies tackling the coronavirus outbreak would see major funding cuts under the Trump administration’s fiscal 2021 budget request. Sizable Trimmings: The proposal amounts to a 10% cut for the CDC, a 3.7% cut for the NIH, and a 7% cut for the...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
For the fourth straight year, President Donald Trump has proposed sizable reductions in federal research spending. To be sure, it’s no longer news that the president wants deep cuts to the budgets of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the...
61% of Americans say current spending on health and medical research is not enough.
Monday, February 10, 2020
The Trump Administration’s 2021 budget proposal includes increases to advance much-needed progress in pediatric cancer and pain research, among a few other targeted areas. However, overall, the budget would deal a devastating blow to patients and...
Monday, February 10, 2020
(Updated with comments from Sen. Roy Blunt and Rep. Rosa DeLauro in the ninth and 10th paragraphs.) Federal agencies leading the coronavirus response would see major funding cuts starting Oct. 1 under a budget proposal released Monday by the Trump...
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Senator Mike B. Enzi (R-WY) and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA-18) will receive the Edwin C. Whitehead Award for Medical Research Advocacy for the pivotal roles they have played in accelerating life-saving medical progress.
Monday, February 3, 2020
As the Iowa caucuses draw near, the presidential candidates should let voters know where they stand on ensuring our nation continues to attract the best and brightest students from around the world to keep America as a science and technology global...
Thursday, January 30, 2020
January 30, 2020 - Seventy-seven percent of Americans indicate positive feelings about human genetic research, with individuals expressing interest in what genetics can tell them about human history and heritage, according to a survey from the...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
ASHG Survey Finds Americans Strongly Support Human Genetics Research & Potential Respondents Want Confidence in Data Privacy, Have Some Knowledge Gaps As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly throughout research, medicine, and society...
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
As genetics and genomics knowledge expands rapidly throughout research, medicine, and society, Americans are excited and optimistic about this area of research and its emerging health applications, according to a new survey released today by the...

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