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NIH Budget Requests & Congressional Testimony
Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request before the Senate Subcommittee on Labor—HHS—Education Appropriations, Francis S. Collins, Director, National Institutes of Health, May 15, 2013.
NIH’s Office of Legislative Policy and Analysis maintains a list of congressional hearings.
“Government Funding Has Been Key to New Cancer Vaccines” by Arthur Allen, The Washington Post, Feb. 17, 2014
“Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine is Telling Students Not to Stay in America” by Danny Vinik, Business Insider, Nov. 20, 2013
“Harvard President Sounds Alarm Over Sequestration” by Libby A. Nelson, Politico, Nov. 19, 2013
“Budget Sequester Squeezes Scientific Research” by Ariana Eunjung Cha, The Washington Post, Sept. 24, 2013
“Budget Breakdown Keeps Federal Agencies Guessing” by Annie Lowrey, The New York Times, Sept. 3, 2013
“NIH Director on Sequestration: ‘God Help Us if We Get a Worldwide Pandemic’” by Sam Stein, Huffington Post, Aug. 23, 2013
“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.
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“The Innovation Deficit” by L. Rafael Reif, The Boston Globe, Dec. 29, 2013
“Investing in the Nation's Health” by Francis S. Collins, The Washington Post, Dec. 24, 2013
“NIH Research is Ailing from the Budget Squeeze” by Editorial Board, The Washington Post, Dec. 4, 2013
“Dr. Francis Collins: Politics on the Frontier of Science” by Joseph Rago, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 8, 2013
“What Now: It Still Takes Too Long and Costs Too Much” by Margaret Anderson, Huffington Post, Oct. 31, 2013
“Washington Budget Cuts Have Real Impact on Those Living with MS” Jim Elfline, The Herald, Oct. 26, 2013
“The Way We Were” by Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times, Sept. 24, 2013
“One Nation in Support of Biomedical Research?” by Sally Rockey and Francis Collins, NIH Director’s Blog, Sept. 24, 2013
“U.S. Must Restore Biomedical Research Funding” by Bipasha Mukherjee-Clavin, Carolina Montaño, Neil M. Neumann, and Wan R. Yang, The Baltimore Sun, Sept. 17, 2013
“‘Century of Biology’ in U.S. Is Being Undone by Sequester” by Morton Kondracke, Roll Call, Sept. 17, 2013
“Cutting Biomedical Research $$ Shortens Americans’ Lifespans” by Paul E. Klotman and Adam Kuspa, Huffington Post, Sept. 11, 2013
“The Sequester’s a Public Health Hazard” by George F. Will, The Washington Post, August 16, 2013
“Cuts in Research Funding Undermine Medical Innovation” by John Edward Porter, Great Falls Tribune, July 28, 2013
“Voices: Sequester Impact on Biomedical Research” by Francis Collins et al, Cell, July 3, 2013
“Don’t let American Science Suffer from Federal Spending Cutbacks” by Michael S. Lubell, Roll Call, May 3, 2013
“Medical Research Cuts Have Immediate Health Effects” by Sarah Bacon, The Atlantic, April 17, 2013
“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