Patient-Based Organizations in Medical Research
Mr. Varmus talked about the importance of research at the National Institutes of Health and proposed that greater interaction between the scientific community and patient advocacy groups would strengthen the state of medical research.
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- Varmus, Harold E. M.D. Director National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Health Research Funding
The committee heard testimony on how the National Institute of Health determines its allocations for disease research.
Embryonic Stem Cell Research
The witnesses testified about whether or not it is ethical to use human embryos for research. Senator Specter…
National Institutes of Health
Witnesses testified regarding the National Institutes of Health and biomedical research. Members of the committee…
The Center for Disease Control
Ms. Katz explained the structure and work of the Centers for Disease Control, the challenge of fighting disease,…