Bram Stolk, PhD, MBA, Vice President and General Manager at GE Healthcare has been elected Vice Chair of the Academy’s Coalition for Imaging and Bioengineering Research (CIBR). As Vice-Chair, he will be the first industry partner to sit on the Academy’s Board of Directors. Stolk has been a longtime supporter of the CIBR coalition’s efforts [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
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Academy Statement on President's Proposed FY18 Budget
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]
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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.