Special interests affect NIH fundingA study published recently revealed that lobbying on behalf of disease-specific research affects how the National Institutes of Health allocates its yearly appropriations.
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The ASBMB submits comments on the 21st Century Cures Act discussion draft
Published on:Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:53:43 +0000
Today, the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology submitted a response to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee’s discussion draft for the 21st Century Cures initiative. The draft was originally released two weeks ago. The nearly 400 page document would make significant changes to several areas of research and drug development. The ASBMB…
Science policy news weekly roundup: February 6, 2015
Published on:Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:30:05 +0000
The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Budget President Obama released his fiscal 2016 budget request on Feb. 2, and science funding was…
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June 2014 - A challenge reissuedTwo years ago, ASBMB Director of Public Affairs Ben Corb issued a challenge to ASBMB members to hold 100 meetings with their members of Congress during the summer recess. Now, we're issuing a new challenge to the members.
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