Date: March 11th, 2016
Alliance Releases Its Impact Report
Our 2015 Impact Report is now available! You can check it out here.
The President’s Budget: Read the Numbers, Not the Headlines
The Obama administration’s FY 2017 vision for the federal government does not include continuing increases for America’s biomedical research community. The Alliance's Ryne Carney shares more.
Seniors Decide Event Spotlights Issues Affecting Older Adults
On Wednesday, February 17, the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations hosted the Seniors Decide 2016 forum to discuss the policies and issues that matter most to older adults. The event provided a chance for older adults to learn more about the views of presidential candidates on key issues. Learn more.
Resources for American Heart Month
February was American Heart Month, and throughout the month the Alliance had resources to share. This included four heart conditions to know about and four resources to consult about heart health. You can also see our complete lineup of resources at our cardiovascular health page.
Cynthia Bens Named as President of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA Board of Directors
Alliance Vice President of Public Policy Cynthia Bens has been named as the president of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA Board of Directors, succeeding Jeff Allen, executive director of the Friends of Cancer Research. Learn more.
New Report Focuses on Scientific Research and Innovation
A new report from the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation called "Why Life-Sciences Innovation Is Politically 'Purple'— and How Partisans Get It Wrong" posits that "America’s success in discovering and developing drugs depends on the twin pillars of federal support for scientific research and a strong IP and reimbursement system that promotes private-sector innovation.” Read it here.
Some inspiration from two women who have been friends since 1945. One is 102, and the other is about to turn 100. Enjoy!