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Advancing Cures

ACTforNIH Statement on 21st Century Cures

Healthy Funding: Ensuring a Growing and Predictable Budget for National Institutes of Health

The current budget and appropriations process coupled with a lack of consensus among policymakers on how to address our long-term fiscal challenges makes it seemingly impossible to deliver the level of funding for biomedical research that the American public overwhelmingly supports. 

A Worthy New Year’s Resolution for the New Congress

With few significant legislative achievements for science and innovation in the 113th Congress, we look to the new Congress to fuel the momentum needed for medical progress.

2014 Research Highlights

With NIH support, scientists across the country and the world conduct wide-ranging research to improve the health of the nation.

Funding for the future

For decades, medical research — and the cures and treatments it has discovered — have meant hope for millions of Americans living with disease and disability. 

Within NIH’s flat 2015 budget, a few favorites

Although the massive 2015 spending agreement reached by Congress last night gives the National Institutes of Health (NIH) a flat budget, it contains modest increases for a few programs within the agency.

VIDEO: Dr. Francis Collins

The director of the National Institutes of Health discusses where he sees health innovation going over the next few years.

Reverse the decline in science spending

Advances in biomedical research require an investment by the American people and our government. 

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