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
Biomedical research deserves funding, not gimmicks
Published on:Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:06:33 +0000
Category: Ben's Soapbox
The American biomedical research enterprise is a national treasure. As such, biomedical research broadly, and the National Institutes of Health specifically, should be funded as a national priority. Sadly, as we enter the fiscal 2017 budget season, President Obama has proposed budget gimmickry over sustained investments, and the community should flatly reject this proposal. Yesterday,…
ASBMB Statement on President’s FY17 Budget Request for NIH
Published on:Tue, 09 Feb 2016 23:45:35 +0000
We will be posting an analysis tomorrow of the president’s budget request, but to get a sneak peek and see ASBMB’s response to today’s budget, click here.
From ASBMB Today
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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