sequestration science

Still, the authors recognize that even during times of heightened political concern about medical research funding, there
DeLauro and Higgins' bill would effectively use a trigger mechanism to get around the limits set by the BCA. If the NIH is
"One thing led to another," said Evoniuk. "We were just kind of following an interesting question not thinking we were going
On Wednesday, the 10 roundtable participants said those fears have come true. Concerns about a brain drain of scientific
Indeed, in conferences past, the Department of Energy has sent three representatives to the International Conference of Gas
Chris Spaeth, a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, is one of the daunted. Spaeth
But for those taking a long-term view of medical and scientific research, there is little comfort in partial victories. There
Lobbyists pushing for scientific research had been hopeful that Congress would rally around the cause. When the number came
WASHINGTON -- The United States is losing its global dominance in the field of biomedical research, and sequestration is
Current negotiations are centered on setting a top line spending number of roughly $1.013 trillion, a Democratic Senate aide
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.
The study, which was spearheaded by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and will be formally
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.
But Collins, 63, is too complex to be pigeonholed. He founded the BioLogos Foundation, which promotes the integration of
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A few days later, Dutta tells me that because of the budget cuts, he had informed the post-doctoral fellow that he would
"Why is this important? It is important because early-stage research leads to the innovation that actually has been the very
Reid's also met personally with the head of the NIH to talk about what the organization will do to help fill the void. On
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.
According to the agency, 750 fewer patients will be admitted into the NIH Clinical Center and 700 fewer competitive research