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.
From the policy blog
ASBMB responds to Trump budget proposal that threatens funding for 2,000 research projects
Published on:Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:31:20 +0000
President Donald Trump on Monday night released his budget-reduction request for fiscal year 2017, and the National Institutes of Health did not escape the chopping block. Given that Congress failed to complete FY17 spending bills, much of the federal government has been operating under a continuing resolution that keeps federal spending at FY16 levels until…
Science policy news weekly update: March 24, 2017
Published on:Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:00:59 +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 firstname.lastname@example.org. The ASBMB’s director of public affairs, Benjamin Corb, discusses President Donald Trump’s budget proposal and what it would mean for biomedical research. Scientists hear mixed message on political support…
From ASBMB Today
November 2016 - A lot at stake
With Election Day just a few days away, Ben Corb provides his suggestions for what to watch for in the outcomes and their possible impact on the scientific community.
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