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Drug Development Could Suffer from Proposed NIH Budget Cuts
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Image of the Day: Personnel Effects
The Scientist Staff | Mar 30, 2017
Cuts to federal science funding could significantly impact undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and other early-career researchers.