Thursday, December 22, 2011
WASHINGTON -December 22, 2011-Research!America's new national voter education initiative, Your Candidates-Your Health, features responses from President Obama and Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich on important health research and...
Thursday, December 22, 2011
"You win some, you lose some. That appears to be the current state of affairs with federal funding for research. Congress recently passed legislation providing a modest increase in funding to the National Institutes of Health, which funds research...
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Nobel Laureate Carol Greider explains how the budget cuts mean the U.S losing its leading edge.
Friday, December 16, 2011
This article explains how U.S. science publications have fallen to third place in terms of scientific impact, behind Germany and the U.K. This is even more evidence that we are losing our competitiveness at a time when NIH funding is flat and grant...
Friday, December 16, 2011
"Today, a biomedical scientist in the United States has less than a one in six chance of getting an NIH grant funded. As a result, many promising scientists are leaving university laboratories for other pursuits. The NIH's flat line budget has had a...
Monday, December 12, 2011
Research!America Chair John Porter and Mary Woolley were quoted in a feature article about the eighth annual AAAS Leadership Seminar held in Washington D.C.
Friday, December 9, 2011
"Cutting funding for research is not a deficit-reduction strategy. ... We must give our scientists and health researchers the resources they need to conquer our most daunting health challenges. We must also give them the recognition they deserve for...
Thursday, December 8, 2011
WASHINGTON—December 8, 2011— The authors of a groundbreaking study on the economic benefits of advanced medical care for at-risk newborns today received the 2011 Garfield Economic Impact Award. Douglas Almond; Joseph J. Doyle, Jr.; Amanda E...
Monday, November 21, 2011
This article discusses the failure of the congressional super committee, which could mean automatic budget cuts totaling billions of dollars. Research!America Chair John Edward Porter is quoted.
Monday, November 21, 2011
The medical and health research community mourns the loss of Senator Mark O. Hatfield who died Sunday evening in Portland, Oregon.


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