publication date: May. 5, 2017

Impact of Proposed Cuts to NIH Budget: More Than Just About Cancer

By directors of Pennsylvania’s NCI-designated cancer centers


Karen E. Knudsen, PhD

Director, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson University


Chi Van Dang, MD, PhD

Director, Abramson Cancer Center

University of Pennsylvania


Richard I. Fisher, MD

Director, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Temple University Health System


Edward Chu, MD

Interim Director, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute


Dario Altieri, MD

Director, Wistar Institute Cancer Center


If enacted, the proposed budget reduction of $5.8 billion to the National Institutes of Health will slow research, deprive patients afflicted with cancer of hope, and deliver a devastating blow to our science workforce and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This proposed reduction directly counters the wisdom of the U.S. Congress, who less than a year ago overwhelmingly passed the 21st Century Cures Act.

Furthermore, the proposed budget cuts will sweep across the NIH and have a devastating impact … Continue reading Impact of Proposed Cuts to NIH Budget: More Than Just About Cancer

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