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May 8, 2009
By Gardiner Harris, The Obama administration’s choice to lead the Food and Drug Administration breezed through her Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday while the administration proposed a budget... Read more
May 8, 2009
By Jared A. Favole and Alicia Mundy, President Barack Obama wants Congress to give the Food and Drug Administration an additional $300 million in its budget, which the agency called the largest... Read more
May 7, 2009
On Thursday President Obama put forward his budget request to Congress for FY 2010.  In a section outlining investment in scientific research and development President Obama proposes nearly $31... Read more
May 7, 2009
  Friends of Cancer Research2231 Crystal Drive, Su 200Arlington, Virginia 22202(703) 302-1503www.focr.org Friends is working hard to promote cancer research in Washington and across the... Read more
May 7, 2009
“Investing in the Future of Cancer Research” More than 50 cancer center representatives from 20 states descended upon Washington, DC, on Wednesday, May 6th, to educate the nation's policymakers about... Read more
May 7, 2009
By Barry Meier , A back-pain researcher, Dr. Richard Deyo recalls the uproar the last time federal officials tried to suggest how doctors should practice their profession. It was in the mid-1990s,... Read more
May 1, 2009
By Ruth Faden and Jonathan D. Moreno, It's a name only a policy wonk could love: comparative effectiveness research. But get ready to hear a lot about it; it could save your rights as a patient - and... Read more
April 28, 2009
Friends of Cancer Research is a non-profit organization that creates effective collaboration between medical professionals, scientists, public officials, patients, and other research advocates... Read more
April 28, 2009
By Shailagh Murray, The Senate began debate this morning on the nomination of Kathleen Sebelius to head the Department of Health and Human Services, with Democrats urging a quick vote on the Kansas... Read more
April 28, 2009
President Obama promised a "new era of science and technology for the nation", addressing the National Academy of Sciences yesterday and vowed to commit significant funds to research and development... Read more

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