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Letter to President-Elect Biden Transition Team

PAA and APC have sent a letter to the Biden transition team regarding our priorities for the next Administration. This letter includes several sections including: Supporting the Population Sciences in the First 100 Days Recommendations for Agencies Supporting the Population Sciences ...

PAA APC Biden transition team letter 12-20.pdf

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PAA Comments on the NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID Research

December 7, 2020 -- PAA and APC are pleased NIH has developed a strategic plan to help guide the significant resources that have been directed at the agency. Further, we are pleased that NIH is encouraging a broad spectrum of research beyond development of therapeutics and vaccines—as...

PAA APC comments on NIH COVID strategic plan 12-20 FINAL.pdf

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U.S. Senate Passes Bill to Fund National Institutes of Health in Fiscal Year 2019

PAA applauds action the United States Senate took on September 18 to pass a bill that will fund critical federal agencies, including the National Institutes of Health , in fiscal year 2019. Learn more about the bill, its outlook and positive implications for the population sciences. ...

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Testimony to House LHHS on Funding for FY 2020

PAA/APC testimony to House Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Appropriations Subcommittee in support of funding for the National Institutes pf Health, National Center for Health Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, and Bureau of Labor Statistics in Fiscal Year 2020. ...

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Letter Urging Congress for NIH Supplemental Funding

Nearly 180 organizations and institutions that joined the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research sign-on letter, urging negotiators to work quickly to “finalize a bipartisan agreement and to support emergency funding of at least $15.5 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH).” The letter...

Ad Hoc Letter_NIH Funding in COVID Supplemental August 2020_Final 8.7.20 1105am.pdf

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PAA Urges NIH to address of new NIH Clinical Trial on Basic Research

On October 27, 2017, PAA joined almost 30 other scientific societies in sending the leadership of the National Institutes of Health a letter, expressing concern about the effect of the agency’s revised clinical trial definition on basic scientific research. #GPAC2017 #NIH #LettersandComments

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PAA Joins Over 200 Hundred to Provide NIH with $34 Billion in Final FY 2017 funding Bill

As the new Administration and 115th Congress begin, the 260 undersigned members of the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research urge you to enact without further delay a final fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending package that includes the Senate Appropriations Committee-approved $34.1 billion for the...

2.7.17-Ad-Hoc-Group-Letter-on-FY-17-NIH-Funding.pdf

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Friends of NCHS Letters to Congress, March 2016

The undersigned members of the Friends of NCHS respectfully request $170 million in budget authority for the agency, $10 million more than FY 2016 and the president’s FY 2017 request. NCHS purchasing power is down considerably; current base funding remains below FY 2010 levels, adjusted for...

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PAA Joins Friends of NICHD to Urge Support for Zika Research

We all agree that funding focused on the virus’ epidemiology, vector control and vaccine development to combat this emergent public health threat are essential. However, research into the screening, diagnosis and management of pregnant women infected with Zika is also urgently needed. The link...

2016-05-20-FNICHD-Zika-Funding-Letter.pdf

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Comments on 2016 Draft NIH Behavioral and Social Science Research Plan

We are pleased to provide comments on Healthier Lives Through Behavioral and Social Sciences Research: A Strategic Plan for the National Institutes of Health's Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research. The plan is an ambitious document that will guide the Office, as well as the...

PAA-APC-comments-on-OBSSR-strategic-plan-7-16-7july2016-1.pdf

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