Calls for Congressional Support for Additional Research Funding during the Pandemic

Congress is currently considering ways to provide additional relief measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which may include expanded support for the research enterprise. To date, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has received about $3.5 billion in supplemental funding for diagnostics, vaccine development and other countermeasures. The latest NIH initiative announced last week,... Read More

Fetal Tissue Research Restrictions Hinder Response to COVID-19

Fetal Tissue Research Restrictions Hinder Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded a scientific call to action and researchers have responded in extraordinary ways. Collaborating across borders, disciplines and sectors, researchers pivoting to coronavirus research have generated and shared new knowledge and data with remarkable speed and openness. However, a barrier exists for scientists proposing to use human fetal tissue to investigate... Read More

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