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New bill supports young researchers

New bill supports young researchers
February 9, 2016

The Senate health committee recommended a bill today that would improve opportunities for new researchers in the United States.

The “Next Generation Researchers Act” (S. 2014), sponsored by Sens. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, was created to establish an initiative within the office of the director of the NIH to support and encourage new opportunities for young researchers as well as earlier research independence. These include training opportunities for those seeking careers in research, mentorship programs, efforts to provide diversity in the workforce and assistance for new researchers seeking funding renewals.

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Senate committee proposes easier approval process for medical devices

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions favorably reported a measure today that would reduce regulatory hurdles for the approval of medical…
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Medical rehabilitation bill recommended in Senate

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate health committee today recommended legislation to strengthen and increase the visibility of medical rehabilitation research at the NIH.The…
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Senate committee recommends bill to facilitate genetically targeted drug development

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions adopted legislation today designed to speed up development of genetically targeted drugs for patients…

Hawaii mayor declares state of emergency over dengue outbreak

February 9, 2016
The mayor of Hawaii’s Big Island has declared a state of emergency in an effort to halt the continued spread of dengue fever.Hawaii County Mayor William P
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The Patient with Norovirus Infection

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