Like all previous leaders of the Federation for American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB), Robert Palazzo will steer the organization as it advocates for biomedical research - including addressing the growing concerns that years of flat NIH funding are suffocating science. Palazzo's colleagues said they believed he was up to the job. "I was happy to hear about the FASEB presidency because [Palazzo], of all the people I've known, is a really strong voice on Capital Hill in trying to get the NIH budget back to where he thinks it should be," said Conly Rieder of the New York State Department of Health in Albany, NY, a long-time research collaborator. "He's not willing to settle for anything less than what scientists need."A cell biologist at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, Robert Palazzo took over July 1 as president of FASEB. Palazzo has spent more than two decades studying...
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