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  • Senate Appropriations Subcmte Looks at NIH Budget
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    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 during his testimony. The directors of five NIH subsidiary institutes…

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  • emThe Art and Politics of Scienceem
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    The Art and Politics of Science

    Harold Varmus talked about his book The Art and Politics of Science (W.W. Norton and Co., 2009). Dr. Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute is a former director of the National…

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    The Art and Politics of Science

    Harold Varmus talked about his book The Art and Politics of Science (W.W. Norton and Co.; February 2, 2009). A former graduate student in English literature, he talked about his series of…

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  • National Institutes of Health
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    National Institutes of Health

    Witnesses testified regarding the National Institutes of Health and biomedical research. Members of the committee were interested in how NIH funding, which was increased by 100% in the…

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  • PatientBased Organizations in Medical Research
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    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…

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  • National Institute of Health Research Funding
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    National Institute of Health Research Funding

    The committee heard testimony on how the National Institute of Health determines its allocations for disease research.

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  • Embryonic Stem Cell Research
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    Embryonic Stem Cell Research

    The witnesses testified about whether or not it is ethical to use human embryos for research. Senator Specter explained that stem cells can grow into any kind of bodily tissue; therefore,…

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