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Academy Announces 2017 Distinguished Investigators

For Immediate Release Contact: David Zinn (202) 347-5872 acadrad.org The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research Announces the Recipients of its 2017 Distinguished Investigator Award  Recipients of This Award Have Attained a Level of Research Accomplishment That Ranks Within the Top 10% of All Academic Radiology Faculty   Washington, DC [...]

By | 2017-06-15T14:04:32+00:00 June 15th, 2017|press releases|Comments Off on Academy Announces 2017 Distinguished Investigators

Researcher’s Blog – Dr. Rebecca Rakow-Penner

Dr. Rakow-Penner’s research focuses on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for women’s cancers.  Specifically, she works on imaging breast cancer, cervical cancer, endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer using an advanced diffusion imaging technique called Restriction Spectrum Imaging (RSI).  Her most recent results were presented at the 2017 International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, [...]

By | 2017-05-03T09:10:38+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|blog|Comments Off on Researcher’s Blog – Dr. Rebecca Rakow-Penner

Academy’s Response to Budget Agreement

The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research (Academy) issued the following statement in response to the fiscal year (FY) 2017 spending package released today, which provides $34.1 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $2 billion increase including $352 million provided in the 21st Century Cures Act for targeted initiatives.   The [...]

By | 2017-05-01T12:35:09+00:00 May 1st, 2017|advocacy news, government relations news|Comments Off on Academy’s Response to Budget Agreement

Bipartisan Agreement Reached on FY17 Omnibus Budget; Includes $2B for NIH

The agreement provides $34,084,000,000 for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) activities, including $352,000,000 from the 21st Century Cures Act, an increase of $2,000,000,000, or 6.2 percent, above fiscal year 2016. The agreement continues the commitment to funding research on Alzheimer' s disease and increases funding by $400,000,000 to a total of $1,391,000,000 in fiscal [...]

By | 2017-05-01T13:05:56+00:00 May 1st, 2017|advocacy news, government relations news|Comments Off on Bipartisan Agreement Reached on FY17 Omnibus Budget; Includes $2B for NIH

Academy Statement of President’s Proposed FY18 Budget

 “America First and Greatest” Requires Investment in NIH  The Academy for Radiology and Biomedical Imaging Research issued the following statement in response to the President’s fiscal year (FY) 2018 budget blueprint released today. March 16, 2017 – The Administration’s proposal to gut funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by nearly 20 percent ($5.8 [...]

By | 2017-04-04T10:11:13+00:00 April 4th, 2017|advocacy news, government relations news|Comments Off on Academy Statement of President’s Proposed FY18 Budget

Academy signs onto scientific community letter to President Trump against EO

In collaboration with more than 150 partners, The Academy signed onto this letter on behalf of the health education, research, and patient care communities in response to the President’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration.

By | 2017-04-25T19:18:16+00:00 February 1st, 2017|advocacy news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on Academy signs onto scientific community letter to President Trump against EO