Cures 2.0 Gives $6.5B To ARPA-H, Calls For FDA Collaboration

By Beth Wang / November 16, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) will unveil Cures 2.0 legislation that authorizes $6.5 billion to set up President Joe Biden’s proposed biomedical research agency, the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health, within the National Institutes of Health, and directs the new agency to work with FDA to expedite development of medical products. The $6.5 billion, the same amount requested by Biden for ARPA-H, would help run the new agency for the first three years, DeGette and Upton...

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