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House Republicans Say Increased NIH, FDA Funding Off Table For Medical Innovation Bill

September 10, 2014 at 8:37 PM
House Republicans this week took increased funding for the National Institutes of Health off the table of options for medical innovation legislation expected next year and instead floated the idea of shifting funds from other organizations -- such as the ACA's Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute -- and encouraging NIH and FDA to collaborate more with industry to bolster research dollars. Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) also suggested NIH reconsider how it allots funds and warned the agency against funneling large amounts...


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