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The larger question is whether the legislation is politically feasible. The fact that the fund would be offset by budget
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DeLauro and Higgins' bill would effectively use a trigger mechanism to get around the limits set by the BCA. If the NIH is
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"Our faculty members were contacted by the Chinese government not very long after the project was stopped, and there is the
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"We want them to stay in academic medicine," said Rauen. "We want them to stay in clinical, translational research to provide
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Here's a portion of that email: That's nothing to scoff at, but it also doesn't fill the hole. According to the NIH, 640
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"Bob and my concern was that, at a minimum, let’s hold where we are with NIH," Burr said. "We think there is every reason
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WASHINGTON -- The scientific research community was left disappointed after lawmakers on Monday night unveiled a new spending
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Public investment in research has not been enough to keep America in its lofty global leadership perch. According to the
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On Tuesday morning, United for Medical Research, a coalition of research institutions, as well as patient and health advocates
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More than 3,700 scientists from all 50 states participated in the study, offering online responses in June and July 2013. They offered sobering assessments of the state of their profession.
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"Globally, the United States invests more real dollars in research and development than any other country," the study notes
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Roughly six months into sequestration, the situation is worse than predicted. Internal NIH estimates show that it will end up cutting more than the 700 research grants the institutes initially planned to sacrifice in the name of austerity.
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"Whether I'm talking to Republicans or Democrats, and whether it's the Senate or the House, they all kind of go, 'yeah, you
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Robert E. Marc, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Utah School of Medicine Responses varied
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In January 2002, President George W. Bush unveiled a five-year budget proposal that called for a doubling in NIH funding
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Timothy Leshan, the vice president for government relations at Northeastern University, called it "the stimulus in reverse
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"He has always believed in this kind of basic research. And it is obviously one of the best examples of how shortsighted
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The National Institutes of Health released an updated projection of the cuts it must make to deal with spending reductions put in place by sequestration, and the picture isn't pretty.
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Even so, the agency warns, the effects of sequestration are looking to be severe. The setbacks in medical research could