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Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Maintaining R01 Funding

Independent R01 are the lifeblood for biomedical research in this country. Reducing funding through this mechanism threatens the long term security of the research community and will cause young talented scientists to choose other careers. When funding is limited NIH should employ any measures available to maintain R01 a reasonable level of funding. This could be done by reducing indirect costs, large institutional awards... more »


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Goal 3: Advance Translational Research

New funding mechanism for major diseases

According to the National Bioeconomy Blueprint" published in 2012 by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, “Flexibility in the use of new and existing funding mechanisms in and across agencies will be vital to stimulating the discovery of new bioinventions with potential to grow the bioeconomy” (p. 24).
It is known that the most effective research program in American history was the Manhattan Project.... more »


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