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Testimony

Fiscal Year 2008 Appropriations for the National Institute on Aging: U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

Date: March 30th, 2007

Daniel Perry of the Alliance for Aging Research, and Carol Schutz of the Gerontological Society of America, submitted this testimony on behalf of the Friends of the National Institute on Aging. The testimony called for a 6.7% overall increase for the National Institutes of Health for FY 2008 and additional resources for NIA in order to avoid continued cuts in existing grants and to sustain training and research opportunities for new investigators.



Testimony

Fiscal Year 2007 Appropriations for the National Institute on Aging: U.S. Senate, Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies

Date: April 28th, 2006

Daniel Perry of the Alliance for Aging Research, and Carol Schutz of the Gerontological Society of America, submitted this testimony on behalf of the Friends of the National Institute on Aging. The testimony called for a 5% overall increase for the National Institutes of Health for FY 2007 and additional resources for NIA in order to avoid an 18% cut in existing grants and to sustain training and research opportunities for new investigators.






Public Comments

21st Century Cures Letter to House Members in Regard to NIH Funding

Author: Various

Date: May 13th, 2015

This letter from various organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, to various members of the U.S. House of Representatives acknowledged them for "including in the 21st Century Cures Act an additional $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) over five years."



Public Comments

FY16 Afib Appropriations Sign-On Letter

Date: March 27th, 2015

The Alliance for Aging Research signed onto a letter requesting the National Institute on Aging (NIA), National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and other relevant NIH agencies, institutes, and offices provide technical assistance and otherwise support an effort to improve prevention of AFib-related stroke in older persons.




Public Comments

Letter to President Trump on Federal Public Health and Biomedical Research Workforce and Federal Hiring

Author: Various

Date: February 27th, 2017

The Alliance for Aging Research joined other organizations in calling on President Donald J. Trump to consider of the vital role of the federal public health and biomedical research workforce to the United States as he considers long-term policy regarding federal hiring.



Public Comments

FY 2018 Labor, HHS, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Testimony from the Alliance

Author: Cynthia Bens

Date: March 7th, 2017

This is testimony from the Alliance for Aging regarding the Fiscal Year 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations process. It notes that "there is an ever-increasing need for sustained investment in the NIH, CDC, and AHRQ. Our testimony will highlight critical health concerns that disproportionately affect older adults and initiatives supported by our federal health agencies that are addressing them."

 



Public Comments

Letter on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill

Author: Various Organizations

Date: May 8th, 2017

A group of almost 800 organizations, including the Alliance for Aging Research, sent this letter to leaders of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees to urge them "to increase the fiscal year (FY) 2018 302(b) subcommittee allocation" for programs and services administered by the departments and agencies under Labor-HHS’s jurisdiction.

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