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
The ASBMB Sustainability Summit
Published on:Mon, 01 Feb 2016 19:55:16 +0000
Training periods and trainee populations have increased over the past decade despite stagnant federal funding, resulting in a research workforce that is expanding beyond the capacity of the available funding to support it. A variety of groups have written reports describing these problems in great detail and made a series of recommendations to fix them.…
Advocacy Spotlight: ASBMB Advocates
Published on:Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:42:54 +0000
Category: Advocate Spotlight
ASBMB’s Advocate Spotlight highlights the efforts of science advocates to share the importance of biomedical research. If you know someone telling the story of science to legislators to advance science policy, email firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can consider him or her. The Advocacy Spotlight typically highlights the advocacy efforts of individual scientists, but today we’re…
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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