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Testimony on the FY 2024 Budget Request before the Senate Committee

May 4, 2023 - 3:45pm
Testimony on the FY 2024 Budget Request before the Senate Committee
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Testimony on the FY 2024 Budget Request before the House

April 19, 2023 - 3:00pm
The FY 2024 President’s Budget builds on the Committee’s investment in numerous public health challenges including maternal health, mental health, and health disparities research. In addition, it builds on the Reignited Cancer MoonshotSM, continues efforts to develop a universal influenza vaccine, increases focus on substance use disorders, and prioritizes innovative nutrition research to reduce diet-related diseases.
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Statement on Departure of Dr. Carrie Wolinetz

March 30, 2023 - 10:00pm
Dr. Wolinetz joined NIH in February 2015.
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Dr. Karina Walters selected to lead NIH Tribal Health Research Office

March 16, 2023 - 3:00pm
She succeeds David R. Wilson, Ph.D.
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NIH-funded NASEM report recommends best practices for use of population descriptors in genetics and genomics research

March 14, 2023 - 3:15pm
Report will inform NIH's ongoing efforts to safeguard scientific integrity in genomics.
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Update: Statement on the Report of the National Science Advisory Board for Biosecurity

March 6, 2023 - 5:15pm
Updated March 6, 2023: NIH has posted the final NSABB report, “Proposed Biosecurity Oversight Framework for the Future of Science”, and the report has been transmitted to the HHS Secretary. The final report incorporates modifications to the draft report made by the NSABB based on its deliberations at the January 27 NSABB meeting.
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NIH efforts to address structural racism in biomedical research enterprise align with NASEM report

February 14, 2023 - 5:00pm
NIH has long supported programs to improve the diversity of the scientific workforce with the goal of harnessing the complete intellectual capital of the nation.
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