Take a Second and Ask Your Senators to Join the New NIH Caucus – FIGHTING FOR MORE NIH FUNDING! #science

Do you support biomedical research? Encourage your senators to join the new bipartisan NIH Caucus to fight for more NIH funding. GO HERE and take a minute to send an email!! Thanks Society for Neuroscience Advocacy Network for making it so easy!! Ask … Continue reading

#Ebola Update: With over 6000 deaths, President Obama urges Congress to approve more funding #science

The CDC (with WHO) has released updated case counts for the Ebola Virus outbreak in West Africa as of December 3, 2014. The total confirmed cases is now over 17,000, with over 6,000 deaths from the disease.  President Obama has urged the … Continue reading

114 House Representatives sign letter urging NIH funding increase to pre-sequester levels!! @RepDelBene

114 members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter to urge House leaders to increase NIH funding to pre-sequester levels! The effort was led by Suzan Delbene from Washington! Check out the letter with signatures here! Today, Congresswoman … Continue reading

Politics aside, CDC and NIH funding cuts put us in danger with ebola… and other health risks

In case you missed it, a nurse in Texas who cared for the Ebola patient there has contracted the virus. This represents the first case of Ebola that was contracted in the US, and also represents evidence that the health system is … Continue reading