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NIH Budget Requests & Congressional Testimony

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 DividendsExternal Web Site Policy  by Barbara Bronson Gray, Health Day, May 5, 2014

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

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

Harvard President Sounds Alarm Over SequestrationExternal Web Site Policy by Libby A. Nelson, Politico, Nov. 19, 2013

Budget Sequester Squeezes Scientific ResearchExternal Web Site Policy  by Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post, Sept. 24, 2013

Budget Breakdown Keeps Federal Agencies GuessingExternal 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 NIHExternal 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.


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

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

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

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

Time to Speak Up for ResearchExternal Web Site Policy by John Edward Porter, Science, June 13, 2014

Budget Squeeze Jeopardizes Search for CuresExternal Web Site Policy by Editorial Board, USA Today, May 4, 2014

University-based Research: Always a WinnerExternal Web Site Policy  by Bernie Machen, Huffington Post, April 3, 2014

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

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