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NIH Research Funding Discussed At Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Senator: Move money from HIV research to “more important” diseases
Antigone Barton, senior writer and editor of “Science Speaks,” discusses remarks made by NIH Director Francis Collins and Sen. William Cassidy (R-La.) at an Appropriations Labor-HHS subcommittee hearing on NIH funding. Cassidy used “his question time to repeatedly suggest cutting funding for [HIV] research” in order to shift funding to other diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, Barton writes (10/7).