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NIH Budget Requests & Congressional Testimony
The National Institutes of Health—A Review of Its Reforms, Priorities, and Progress , Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, June 21, 2012.
Year 2013 Budget Request before the Senate Subcommittee on Labor—HHS—Education
, Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, March 28, 2012.
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“NIH Director Francis Collins: Medical research at risk,” by Paige Winfield Cunningham, Politico, Jan. 16, 2013.
"Rebranding the NIH ," by John Reichard, CQ Weekly, June 2, 2012.
“Medical Research Cuts Have Immediate Health Effects” by Sarah Bacon, The Atlantic, April 17, 2013 (New)
“NIH cutbacks bite into medical research for cancer cures and treatment” by Ralph de Vere White, The Sacramento Bee, April 4, 2013
“Sickening cuts to NIH: We will all suffer when the sequester leads to pulling the plug on promising medical research,” by Michael Milken and Elias Zerhouni, The Baltimore Sun, Mar. 21, 2013
“Hurting the nation's health: Sequestration cuts in biomedical and behavioral research will rob Americans of economic gains and better lives,” by Arthur S. Levine, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mar. 18, 2013
“Legendary Drug Industry Executives Warn U.S. Science Cuts Endanger The Future,” Marc Tessier-Lavigne, P. Roy Vagelos, and Elias Zerhouni, Forbes, Mar. 6, 2013
“Maintaining America’s Role as the World’s Innovation Leader,” by Peter McPherson, Roll Call, Feb. 25, 2013
“Former NIH director: The sequester will set back medical science for a generation,” by Dylan Matthews, The Washington Post, Feb. 21, 2013
“The sequester remains a health threat,” by John Edward Porter and Kweisi Mfume, Roll Call, Feb. 1, 2013
“Dire Health Consequences May Follow if We Don't Blunt Proposed Slashes in NIH, Research Funding,” by Glenn D. Braunstein, Huffington Post, Jan. 25, 2013
“A Big Hole Where a Cliff Used to Be,” by William T. Talman, Huffington Post, Jan. 22, 2013
“Sequestering Science,” by Michael D. Purugganan, Huffington Post, Jan. 16, 2013
“(Not so) sudden impact,” by Jeremy Berg, ASBMB today, Jan. 2013
“Federal cuts to medical research would be devastating,” by Larry J. Shapiro, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Dec. 5, 2012
“Dwindling federal funds threaten research, lives,” by John D’Orazio, Lexington Herald-Leader, Dec. 4, 2012
“In defense of science: How the Fiscal Cliff could cripple research enterprise,” by Puneet Opal, The Atlantic, Dec. 3, 2012
“It’s time to get serious about science,” The Washington Post, Sept. 9, 2012
“Investing in Science, Reaping Rewards,” by Michael Milken, The Wall Street Journal, Sept. 7, 2012.
“Why research funding needs the North Bay's help,” by Dennis F. Mangan, The Press Democrat Aug. 11, 2012.
“A Tale of Two Countries,” by Yoo Jung Kim, The Dartmouth, Aug. 3, 2012.
“Worst possible time to cut research,” Minneapolis StarTribune, July 30, 2012
“The payoff from funding science research,” by Fareed Zakaria, The Washington Post, June 21, 2012.
“Are we taking medical research and future healthcare advances for granted?” by Mary J.C. Hendrix, Chicago Tribune Local, March 15, 2012.
“Our incomparable nation: keep American science alive,” by Huda Akil, Washington Times, Dec. 27, 2011.
“American science losing ground,” by Carol Greider, Baltimore Sun, Dec. 22, 2011.
“American science can benefit from Texas leadership,” by William Brinkley and Peter Hotez, Houston Chronicle, Dec. 16, 2011.
The National Institutes of Health—A Review of Its Reforms, Priorities, and Progress
, Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, June 21, 2012.
Read the Testimony
American Association of Medical Colleges’ interview with Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH, about the impact and value of NIH-funded research , Dec. 9, 2011.
U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney's speech before the House
in support of scientific research
, Nov. 18, 2011, Speech begins at 06:14:11.