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Academy Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee for Approving FY2018 Spending Bill

Academy Applauds the Senate Appropriation Committee for Approving FY2018 Spending Bill Which Includes $2 Billion for NIH On September 7, 2017, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Service, Education (LHHS) spending bill. Contained in this bill was an increase of $2 billion for the National Institute of Health. This represents a [...]

By | 2017-09-11T10:05:51+00:00 September 11th, 2017|advocacy news|Comments Off on Academy Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee for Approving FY2018 Spending Bill

Academy Statement on Draft House Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill

Washington, DC - July 14, 2017 – The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research issued the following statement in response to the draft fiscal year (FY) 2018 spending bill released July 12 by the House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Subcommittee (Labor-HHS). The Academy greatly appreciates the Subcommittee’s continued support of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) [...]

By | 2017-07-14T11:29:36+00:00 July 14th, 2017|advocacy news, government relations news|Comments Off on Academy Statement on Draft House Labor-HHS Appropriations Bill

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

2017 CECI2 Travel Awardee Announcement

The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research Announces Travel Award Recipients for the 2017 Medical Imaging Technology Showcase  January 17, 2017 (Washington, DC) The Academy for Radiology & Biomedical Imaging Research is proud to announce the 2017 recipients of travel awards from the Academy’s Academic Council (ARRAC) to travel to Washington DC and participate in [...]

By | 2017-04-25T19:18:57+00:00 January 17th, 2017|advocacy news, events news, government relations news, member news|Comments Off on 2017 CECI2 Travel Awardee Announcement