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Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Senate Committee Recommends $2 Billion Increase for Biomedical Research; House to Consider NIH Budget Later This Month  For months, Roy Blunt (R-MO), the chairman of the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Appropriations Subcommittee said that he did not want the $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2016 to… Read More »

FASEB honors lawmakers responsible for NIH boost

Rep. Tom Cole and Sen. Roy Blunt promised “sustained” increases for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at a reception honoring them for securing the agency its largest budget increase in twelve years. The lawmakers, Chairmen of the House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Related Agencies, received the… Read More »

FASEB thanks Congress for investing in research

The fiscal year 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill brings a significant boost in funding for biomedical research and recognizes the importance of science for the nation’s future, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology wrote in letters to congressional leaders thanking them for passing the legislation. In addition to being the most encouraging budget outcome for the… Read More »