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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Science policy news weekly roundup: September 23, 2016
Published on:Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:00:28 +0000
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to email@example.com. What’s new in Blotter news? Lawmakers introduced three bills, one to the House and two to the Senate, aimed at solving health funding issues stemming from the Zika…
New bills aimed to solve the health funding crisis
Published on:Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:28:34 +0000
Lawmakers introduced three bills, one to the House and two to the Senate, aimed at solving aspects of the health funding crisis brought on by the Zika pandemic. Below is a brief synopsis of each bill. 1) On Sept. 8, Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., introduced a bill to the Senate Committee on Health, Education,…
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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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