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Senate Approves LHHS Appropriations bill

On Wednesday, September 21, the full Senate Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2012 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education appropriations bill. The funding level for the National Institutes of Health was set at $30.5 billion, a cut of 0.5% or $190 million. The bill also allocated funding for the creation of the National Center for the Advancement of Translational Sciences, a new center at the NIH. A summary of the bill can be found here.