Category: National Institutes Of Health (Page 2)

April 21, 2017

Alliance Statement in Support of the March for Science

Alliance for Aging Research (Alliance) President and CEO, Susan Peschin, MHS, has issued the following statement in support of the April 22, 2017, March for Science.
April 21, 2017

Tomorrow Is the March for Science

This Saturday, April 22, thousands of people will gather in the shadow of the Washington Monument to march for not just a cause, but in support of one of humanity’s most important endeavors: science.
March 7, 2017

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

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."  
February 27, 2017

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

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.
February 14, 2017

GeroScience Interest Group Hosts Winter Seminar

The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) held its winter seminar, titled "Bone Marrow Aging and the PTH Receptor: A Model of Integrative Physiology," on Wednesday, February 1.  
February 7, 2017

Comments to U.S. Government Leaders on Putting a Priority on NIH Funding

The Alliance joined with 250 other organizations in calling on U.S. government leadership to put a priority on funding for the National Institutes of Health for FY 2017 and beyond.
December 16, 2016

Alliance Urges President-Elect Trump to Retain Dr. Francis Collins as NIH Director

The Alliance for Aging Research authored a letter that was signed by 79 other patient and research nonprofit organizations, individual researchers, and companies urging President-elect Donald Trump to retain Dr. Francis Collins as the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in his administration. 
December 7, 2016

Alliance Releases Statement on Passage of 21st Century Cures

The Senate today approved landmark legislation overhauling the development of medical treatments and cures for patients, which represents the culmination of a multi-year, bipartisan initiative in Congress. Here is a statement from Alliance President and CEO Sue Peschin.
November 2, 2016

GeroScience Interest Group Kicks off Seminar Series

The Trans-NIH GeroScience Interest Group (GSIG) will launch its 2016-2017 GSIG seminar series this Thursday at the NIH campus. The first GSIG seminar, titled “From the Human Genome Project to Precision Medicine: A Journey to Advance Human Health,” will be led by Dr. Eric Green, the director of the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).  
October 31, 2016

An Update on 21st Century Cures

We provide an update on the 21st Century Cures Act, an important piece of legislation that the Alliance has been advocating for.