Dr. Lori Wilson, Howard University College of Medicine
ACT for NIH Announces New Advisory Comittee Members
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.
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.
With NIH support, scientists across the country and the world conduct wide-ranging research to improve the health of the nation.
For decades, medical research — and the cures and treatments it has discovered — have meant hope for millions of Americans living with disease and disability.
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.
The director of the National Institutes of Health discusses where he sees health innovation going over the next few years.