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: June 26, 2015
Published on:Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:09:57 +0000
Category: House LHHS subcommittee
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 email@example.com for inclusion in next week’s roundup. Congress prioritizes NIH funding: this week both the U.S. House and Senate advanced bills that would…
House appropriations bill moves forward
Published on:Thu, 25 Jun 2015 16:30:19 +0000
Category: House Appropriations Committee
Yesterday, the U.S. House Appropriations Committee approved the 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services funding bill that would fund the National Institute of Health at $31.2 billion. This marks the first time in four years that the LHHS funding bill has passed out of committee. As detailed last week, the bill would provide a $1.1…
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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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