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NIH Budget Requests & Congressional Testimony

NIH Director’s presentation on the NIH FY2016 Budget Request (PDF - 1.8 MB), Feb. 2, 2015

Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request before the Senate Subcommittee on Labor—HHS—Education Appropriations, Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, April 2, 2014.

The Future of Biomedical Research before the House Subcommittee on Labor—HHS—Education Appropriations, Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, Mar. 26, 2014.

NIH’s Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis maintains a list of congressional hearings.

News Reports

“Major Women’s Health Study Paid Big Dividends” External Web Site Policy by Barbara Bronson Gray, Health Day, May 5, 2014

“Government Funding Has Been Key to New Cancer Vaccines” External Web Site Policy by Arthur Allen, The Washington Post, Feb. 17, 2014

“Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine is Telling Students Not to Stay in America” External Web Site Policy by Danny Vinik, Business Insider, Nov. 20, 2013

“Harvard President Sounds Alarm Over Sequestration” External Web Site Policy by Libby A. Nelson, Politico, Nov. 19, 2013

“Budget Sequester Squeezes Scientific Research” External Web Site Policy by Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post, Sept. 24, 2013

“Budget Breakdown Keeps Federal Agencies Guessing” External Web Site Policy by Annie Lowrey, The New York Times, Sept. 3, 2013

“NIH Director on Sequestration: ‘God Help Us if We Get a Worldwide Pandemic’” External Web Site Policy by Sam Stein, Huffington Post, Aug. 23, 2013

“NIH Director Francis Collins: Medical research at risk” External Web Site Policy by Paige Winfield Cunningham, Politico, Jan. 16, 2013.

“Rebranding the NIH” External Web Site Policy by John Reichard, CQ Weekly, June 2, 2012.

NIH News in Health. Get updates from NIH-supported researchers on how to improve your health.

NIH Research Matters. Learn about the latest advances in scientific knowledge made possible by NIH-funded research.

Commentary

“Young medical researchers face staggering odds,” External Web Site Policy by Maria Freire, Congress Blog, The Hill, May 20, 2015

“U.S. Science Suffering from Booms and Busts in Funding” External Web Site Policy by Richard Harris and Robert Benincasa, NPR, Sept. 9, 2014

“Now is the Time to Invest in NIH” External Web Site Policy by Vivian Lee, Deseret News, Aug. 26, 2014

“Crisis in Medical Research Portends a Disease Tsunami” External Web Site Policy by Llewellyn King, The News Tribune, Aug. 21, 2014

“The U.S. Should Invest in Science, Not War” External Web Site Policy by Steven Salzberg, Forbes, June 16, 2014

“Time to Speak Up for Research” External Web Site Policy by John Edward Porter, Science, June 13, 2014

“Budget Squeeze Jeopardizes Search for Cures” External Web Site Policy by Editorial Board, USA Today, May 4, 2014

“University-based Research: Always a Winner” External Web Site Policy by Bernie Machen, Huffington Post, April 3, 2014

“America’s Underappreciated Entrepreneur: The Federal Government” External Web Site Policy by Teresa Tritch, The New York Times, Mar. 23, 2014

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