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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama highlighted the 21st Century Cures Act, a bill in Congress that could help in finding a cure for Alzheimer’s, end cancer as we know it, and help those…

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    Senator Elizabeth Warren on the 2016 Election

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), speaking on the chamber floor about the results of the 2016 election, said that Republicans did not have majority support in the country. She called on her Democratic…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    The weekly presidential address was delivered by Vice President Joe Biden to report on the progress of the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force.

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    Vice President Biden on Cancer Moonshot Initiative

    Vice President Biden delivered remarks on the “cancer moonshot” initiative he was leading in his final year in office. His comments were made at Cleveland Clinic Innovation’s 2016 Medical…

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    Cancer Moonshot Report

    President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Jill Biden released the executive summary of the final report on the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force effort to mobilize the discovery…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Cancer Research

    The state of cancer research was discussed by two chief executive officers of research centers who talked about current initiatives in the field including the use of immunotherapy. They…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama highlighted the White House Frontiers Conference, where many of America’s leading innovators came together to discuss how to empower people through science,…

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    Vice President Joe Biden on Cancer Research

    Vice President Joe Biden talked about his “Cancer Moonshot” initiative to cure cancer. The goal was to increase the rate of progress in cancer research, diagnosis, and treatment, doing in five years…

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    Cancer Treatment and Research

    Attendees talked about battling cancer. Comedian Carol Burnett, whose daughter Carrie Hamilton died of cancer in 2002, was the emcee. The day-long summit, held by the vice president’s White House…

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    Cancer Treamtment and Research, Opening Remarks

    Wayne Frederick made opening remarks at a “Cancer Moonshot” summit at Howard University hosted by Vice President Joe Biden. He talked about the initiative to discover a cure for cancer by increasing…

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    Parkinson's Disease

    Witnesses testified about funding for research into the cause and cure for Parkinson’s Disease. Among the issues they addressed were the current treatments for the disease, the effects of…

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    Washington Post Transformers Summit, Part 1

    Science, business, and technology pioneers gathered at the Washington Post Transformers Summit to discuss advances that were driving dramatic change in fields such as artificial…

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    Alzheimer's Disease Research and Treatment

    Following the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan, who advocated for Alzheimer’s disease research, Creighton Phelps talked about research and treatment of the disease in the U.S.

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    Bioethics of Fetal Tissue Research

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives held a hearing on the bioethical issues surrounding fetal tissue transplant research. The investigative…

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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2016 Budget

    National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins and other other NIH directors testified at a hearing about his agency’s fiscal year 2016 budget. The talked about the areas…

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    2015 Values Voter Summit, David Daleiden

    David Daleiden delivered remarks at the 2015 Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. He talked about his project to take undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials discussing…

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    Recovery Data on New Orleans Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

    Michael Henderson, from the Louisiana State University (LSU) Public Policy Research Lab, presented new data about the perceptions of New Orleans’s white and African-American residents about the state of recovery.…

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    Communicators on Medical Technology

    Dr. Michael Blum talked about developments in medical technology and the future of medicine. Terry Grant and Tyler Libey were interviewed at the booth for National Science Foundation Engineering…

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    President Obama Touring Innovation Center

    President Obama took a tour of the Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) at Cleveland State University. President Obama cited it as “a good example of ‎how a public-private…

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    National Institutes of Health Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins and several heads of constituent institutes testified at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the fiscal year 2016…

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