• United for Medical Research statement on NIH’s bypass budget for Alzheimer’s


    United for Medical Research released this statement following today’s announcement of NIH’s bypass budget for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias: “The National Institute of Health explained today how it will take considerably more resources to adequately fight Alzheimer’s disease and to find a cure for this dreaded disease.  It serves as a salient reminder of […]

  • United for Medical Research Applauds Passage of the 21st Century Cures Act; Urges Senate to Act Expeditiously


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Jim Manley jmanley@qga.com 202-255-3736 WASHINGTON – The following statement may be attributed to United for Medical Research: Passage of H.R. 6 begins the process of reversing a decade of underfunding of the National Institutes of Health and provides a blueprint for sustainable future growth in the agency’s budget. The overwhelming […]

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


    WASHINGTON – The following statement may be attributed to United for Medical Research: “United for Medical Research strongly supports the NIH funding provisions included in the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) and calls on members of the House of Representatives to approve the bill when it is considered after the July 4 congressional recess. […]

  • NIH: A Treasure Worth Investing In (Roll Call)


    NIH: A Treasure Worth Investing In By Marc N. Casper, Chris Hansen and Mark S. Wrighton If you had a treasure map, why wouldn’t you follow it? In essence, this is the opportunity we have before us with the map of the human genome. The Human Genome Project cracked our life code and provides a […]

  • United for Medical Research Reacts to the Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill


    WASHINGTON – The following statement may be attributed to United for Medical Research: “We are extremely pleased to see the $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health included in the bill released Tuesday by the Senate Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee. This represents a significant step toward correcting a decade of flat-funding of the NIH […]