publication date: Jan. 31, 2014
Congressional appropriators instructed NIH to cut spending on communications activities and coordinate the broad range of activities that fall under the category of public relations.
The mandate is a part of the report that accompanied the recently passed appropriations bill.
|IPRI’s Peter Boyle on Closing the Gap In Global Cancer Treatment and Outcomes|
The International Prevention Research Institute has published “The State of Oncology 2013,” a report that highlights disparate cancer outcomes between higher- and lower-resource countries and proposes long-term recommendations.
|President Calls For Reversing Cuts to Basic Research Budget|
In his state of the union address to Congress Jan. 28, President Barack Obama called for reversing the cuts made to basic research in the federal budget.
|Drasga, Einhorn Make Appeal For Single-Payer Healthcare|
In a feature article published in the Journal of Oncology Practice, oncologists Ray Drasga and Lawrence Einhorn called for their colleagues to endorse single-payer healthcare.
The journal is published by the American Society for Clinical Oncology.
|ACS, SU2C Commit $20 Million For Lung Cancer Dream Team|
The American Cancer Society and Stand Up To Cancer announced a collaboration to fund translational research and advocacy programs.
Indiana University cancer center receives $15 million pledge from Vera Bradley Foundation
Hope Funds for Cancer Research announce James D. Watson Award
Dept. of Defense offers $580 million in medical research funding
Justin Klamerus named chief quality officer at Karmanos Cancer Institute
Angela Davies named chief medical officer of Champions Oncology
UCSF and Quest Diagnostics form collaboration
John Porter to receive Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences