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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Science policy news weekly roundup: January 30, 2015
Published on:Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:18:16 +0000
The roundup is formatted with the title of the story, followed by the news source in parentheses and a brief summary. If you find a particularly interesting article, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Congress Senator has big pharma in her crosshairs (Forbes) U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., introduced a…
21st Century Cures Act introduced
Published on:Wed, 28 Jan 2015 20:12:48 +0000
Throughout most of 2014, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce committee was engaged in the 21st Century Cures initiative. The goal of this initiative was to speed the discovery, development and delivery of therapies for the myriad illnesses that affect Americans today. The committee held numerous round tables and hearings, and it solicited comments from…
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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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