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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A Strategic Plan for the NIH
Published on:Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:04:00 +0000
The fiscal 2015 spending package that became law carried a provision directing the National Institutes of Health to develop its first strategic plan. Lawrence Tabak, principle deputy director of the NIH, presented the current framework of the strategic plan at a meeting of the Advisory Council to the Director last week. This was followed by…
Science policy news: weekly roundup: July 24, 2015
Published on:Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:41:47 +0000
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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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