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Sarina Neote
May 25, 2022
Congress must find a way to fund the new agency without crippling the NIH and the curiosity-driven research it supports.
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ASBMB comments on fairness in grant applications and peer review
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ASBMB comments on fairness in grant applications and peer review

April 14, 2022

In letter to NIH Center for Scientific Review, society recommends changes to reduce bias in study sections and programs for young scientists.

What does Biden’s budget mean for science?
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What does Biden’s budget mean for science?

April 12, 2022

The president has requested more R&D funding, but even that’s not enough. Congress needs to invest in NIH, in particular, where spending power continues to decline and threatens U.S. innovation and standing.

Report aims to help evaluate critical LGBTQ+ health data collection
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Report aims to help evaluate critical LGBTQ+ health data collection

April 8, 2022

The report provides the NIH with guidance for gathering data on gender and sexuality, key to understanding disparities across marginalized populations

ASBMB asks lawmakers to support science in U.S. competition bill
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ASBMB asks lawmakers to support science in U.S. competition bill

March 15, 2022

Society calls for swift passage of certain provisions.

 Inside the tactical tug of war over the controversial Alzheimer’s drug
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Inside the tactical tug of war over the controversial Alzheimer’s drug

March 5, 2022

The drug, Aduhelm, with a listed price tag of $28,200 a year, has had few takers in the medical world.

ASBMB calls for NIGMS to expand programs
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ASBMB calls for NIGMS to expand programs

Feb. 28, 2022

Updates at advisory council meeting reveal significant progress, warranting further amplification.

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Meet Dominique Carter
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Meet Dominique Carter

Feb. 20, 2022

She encourages girls to be bold with their endeavors.

Meet Meghan Mott
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Meet Meghan Mott

Feb. 19, 2022

She’s living proof that policy fellowships are worthy of consideration.

ASBMB supports Pell Grant flexibility bill
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ASBMB supports Pell Grant flexibility bill

Feb. 15, 2022

Legislation would allow students with disabilities to reduce course load without losing funds.

Society news briefs: February 2022
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Society news briefs: February 2022

Feb. 14, 2022

Find out everything that’s been going on at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

ASBMB weighs in on the PREVENT Pandemics Act
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ASBMB weighs in on the PREVENT Pandemics Act

Feb. 10, 2022

Society offers three recommendations for legislation aiming to improve U.S. preparedness.

ASBMB calls for changes to NIH fellowship review
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ASBMB calls for changes to NIH fellowship review

Jan. 27, 2022

The Center for Scientific Review asked how it can improve the NRSA fellowship process.

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