Research!America president and CEO Mary Woolley was quoted in The Atlantic, Diverse Issues in Higher Education and Bloomberg BNA regarding the $2 billion increase for NIH in the FY17 omnibus bill.
Research!America VP of Communications Suzanne Ffolkes was quoted in Diverse Issues in Higher Education about the importance of sustained, predictable funding increases for NIH.
Improving Children's Health
In a New York Times article, Nancy Brown, CEO of the American Heart Association and Research!America board member, discussed limiting sodium and sugar levels in school lunches to lower high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke risk in children.
March for Science
Research!America’s 2017 national public opinion survey was included in a Washington Post article about the March for Science.
Research!America board member Rush Holt, Ph.D., CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, was quoted in Chemical & Engineering News, R&D Magazine, and The Washington Post about the role of scientists in policymaking following the March for Science.
Woolley appeared on the Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News podcast to discuss the March for Science and the importance of funding for federal research agencies.
Research!America board member Georges Benjamin, M.D., executive director of the American Public Health Association, was quoted in Medscape and ThinkProgress articles about the March for Science and the role of science in public health.
DrugTopics magazine mentioned Research!America board member Lucinda Maine, Ph.D., R.Ph., executive vice president and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), in an article about AACP’s March for Science participation.
Research!America board member Elias Zerhouni, M.D., president, global research & development, Sanofi, stressed the non-partisan nature of the March for Science in The Hill, The Washington Examiner and The Washington Post.
Ffolkes wrote letters to the editor in The Daily Sentinel (Grand Junction, Colorado) and the Hartford Courant, urging scientists to speak up and participate in the March for Science.
Woolley wrote a Miami Herald op-ed about the need to boost research funding and the significance of the March for Science.
Cancer Research Funding