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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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    Book Discussion on The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons

    Sam Kean talked about his book The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery. His previous book was The…

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    Report on Alcohol Poisoning in the U.S.

    Dr. Bob Brewer talked by remote video from Atlanta about the report released earlier in the week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that finds alcohol poisoning kills more than six…

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    Book Discussion on The Fantastic Labratory of Dr. Weigl

    Arthur Allen talked about his book The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis. This interview was held at the 37th Annual…

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    Brain Mapping Panel

    Innovator and philanthropist Mick Ebeling talked about brain mapping science. He discussed his inspiration for starting the non-profit organization Not Impossible Labs and showed a video,…

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    Cancer Innovation

    Cancer treatment experts and advocates urged Congress to provide new support for cancer research. They presented a new initiative called Project Innovation, based on a recently issued white…

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    Cancer Research

    Drs. Francis Collins and Ronald DePinho talked about the state of cancer research, the process of converting scientific discoveries into drug therapies, and how close a cure may be. Topics included the demographic…

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    Alzheimer's Disease Research

    Witnesses testified on the economic effect of Alzheimer’s Disease in the U.S. and the latest science and research. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins used slides as he talked about the…

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