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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.
NIH Funding Boost Clears Senate Committee
Shawna Williams | Sep 6, 2017
The proposed spending increase in the draft bill is more generous than that in the House version.
Majority of Top Government Science Jobs Unfilled
Catherine Offord | Aug 31, 2017
Only 12 positions out of 44 have received nominations, and half of Trump’s nominees have strong ties to the industries they would oversee, a new report shows.
Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report
Kerry Grens | Aug 23, 2017
Authored by Salk PIs, the study claims women attract more federal funding, yet have smaller labs and receive less support from the institute.
Senators Bemoan Science Funding Cuts
Kerry Grens | Jun 23, 2017
At appropriations subcommittee hearings, President Trump’s budget proposal gets dissed by Republicans and Democrats.
NSF Cuts PhD Training Grant
Bob Grant | Jun 7, 2017
The federal science agency discontinued a funding stream for graduate students in environmental science because of administrative workload.
Life Science Funding Cuts Leaked
Jef Akst and Bob Grant | May 22, 2017
According to a document posted online less than a day before the release of the official 2018 budget proposal, the National Institutes of Health could face even deeper cuts than previously suggested by the Trump administration.
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.