National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays… read more

Francis Collins testified on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He used computer displays during his testimony. The directors of five NIH subsidiary institutes also testified. Topics included the difficult choices presented by budget cuts and the importance of the dissemination of publicly-funded research as well as the risks of its misuse. Also discussed was the Obama administration’s BRAIN Initiative (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies, also referred to as the Brain Activity Map Project). Dr. Collins said that it was too early to know the cost of the initiative but the science could lead to innovations in brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s and new treatments for traumatic brain injuries. close

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312764-1
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Senate Committee
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Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2013
Last Aired:
May 21, 2013

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