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Drug Development Could Suffer from Proposed NIH Budget Cuts
Jef Akst | Nov 17, 2017
An analysis of President Trump’s proposed $7.2 billion slash to the National Institutes of Health budget points to dire consequences for the development of novel drugs.
House Passes 2018 Spending Bills
Jef Akst | Sep 15, 2017
The $1.23 trillion budget includes an increase in NIH funding, but the package is unlikely to make it unscathed through the Senate.
Researchers Petition to Bring Back Grant Caps
Bob Grant | Aug 9, 2017
Nearly 1,000 signatories are asking the National Institutes of Health to reinstitute the Grant Support Index proposal.
Trump Picks National Cancer Institute Director
Kerry Grens | Jun 12, 2017
Ned Sharpless currently leads the cancer center at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Science Advocates Frustrated by President’s Budget
Kerry Grens | May 23, 2017
Congress is not expected to fully enact the proposed cuts to research and public health programs.
Life Science Leaders Meet at White House
Kerry Grens | May 8, 2017
Heads of academia and industry mingled with the vice president and the secretary of Health and Human Services at a biotech summit.
Congress Agrees to Give NIH $2 Billion Extra
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2017
The proposed spending plan for 2017 includes money for Alzheimer’s and cancer research.
Proposed NIH Cuts Hit Bipartisan Opposition in Congress
Diana Kwon | Apr 4, 2017
Both Democrats and Republications criticize the Trump administration’s plan to cut funding for biomedical research.
Drastic Cuts to Brazil’s Federal Science Budget
Kerry Grens | Apr 4, 2017
The 44 percent drop in funding is disproportionately large compared to overall reductions in government spending.
Image of the Day: Personnel Effects
Staff | Mar 30, 2017
Cuts to federal science funding could significantly impact undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and other early-career researchers.