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House Appropriators Propose $1.1 Billion Hike For NIH In Fiscal 2018

July 12, 2017
The House Appropriations Committee released a National Institutes of Health spending plan that provides $35.2 billion for fiscal 2018, an increase of $1.1 billion over the fiscal 2017 enacted level. The funding plan unveiled Wednesday (July 12) starkly rejects President Donald Trump’s budget proposal to cut the agency’s funding, and provides $300 million to implement Cancer Moonshot, $493 million to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria and $1.8 billion for Alzheimer’s research. “For a third consecutive year, it allocates a significant funding increase...

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