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Society for Pediatric Research Briefing on Federally Funded Child and Infant Health Research

On April 25, the Society for Pediatric Research (SPR) will hold a lunch briefing on Capitol Hill entitled, “Pediatric Research: The Role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Supporting Life-Saving Science.” SPR is an active member of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). The briefing will be held from noon… Read More »

Capitol Hill briefing showcases rare disease research

On March 9, a standing-room only crowd of congressional staff, research advocates, and scientists attended the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Capitol Hill briefing on rare disease research and the critical role the National Institutes of Health plays in supporting discovery. The briefing was organized in cooperation with Congressmen Scott Peters and… Read More »

Save the date: Capitol Hill briefing on rare disease research

On Thursday, March 9, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) will host an educational briefing on rare disease research and the important role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in supporting basic science to improve human health. Rare diseases, also known as orphan diseases, are those that affect fewer than 200,000… Read More »

Standing room only at FASEB microbiome hearing

On January 13, more than one hundred congressional staffers, scientists, and members of other organizations attended a Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) briefing on Capitol Hill entitled “The Microbiome: Our Own Personal Ecosystem.” The event featured three scientific experts who discussed how the vast community of microorganisms in and on our bodies… Read More »