• United for Medical Research Lauds Passage of 21st Century Cures Act


    The following statement from United for Medical Research can be attributed to UMR President David Pugach: Dec. 7 – “United for Medical Research commends the Senate and the House for their overwhelming and bipartisan passage of the 21st Century Cures Act, and we look forward to President Obama’s swift enactment of this landmark bill. “The […]

  • When America Invests in Medical Research, Cures Happens


    The following statement from United for Medical Research can be attributed to UMR President David Pugach: November 28 – “United for Medical Research is very pleased to see the House and Senate agreement on a medical innovation package that includes significant funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We urge its passage on the […]

  • UMR letter to House and Senate leaders urging action on “Cures” legislation in Lame Duck


    UMR sent the following letter to House and Senate leadership today calling passage of the 21st Century Cures Act a rare opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of all Americans and strongly urging Congress to prioritize consideration of the bill after the election.   On behalf of United for Medical Research (UMR), […]

  • Passage of ‘Cures’ Legislation to Fund Medical Research Must be a Top Priority for Congress in November


    The following statement from United for Medical Research can be attributed to UMR President David Pugach: Sept. 28 – “United for Medical Research applauds the statements today by House Energy & Commerce and Senate HELP leadership reiterating their bipartisan commitments to making Cures the law before the end of this year. UMR joins them in […]

  • FROM BIONIC ORGANS TO CANCER-ILLUMINATING GOGGLES, NIH FUNDING MAKES AMAZING THINGS POSSIBLE


    New Podcast Series Highlights Biomedical Innovations on the Cusp of Saving Lives and Saving Money   WASHINGTON, D.C., – United for Medical Research today launched a new podcast series, Amazing Things, that tells the stories of biomedical innovations fueled by NIH-funded research that are on the cusp of changing lives and saving healthcare dollars. UMR, a […]