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NIH Director Collins has $500M Discretionary Funds

Discussion in 'Action Alerts and Advocacy' started by justinreilly, May 21, 2011.

  1. justinreilly

    justinreilly Stop the P2P! Adopt "ME" & CCC!

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    This is an interesting article on Francis Collins from a few months after he was appointed in 2009. Maybe we can convince him to send us some of his discretionary funds.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/06/health/06nih.html?ref=francisscollins

    Apparently Dr. Mangan has communicated that there will be no increase in funding for ME in the near future.

    I find this totally unacceptable. The NIH budget is declining 1% ($320M), but we need an increase of huge multiples, from $3M per year now to $300M - $1B per year. The budget declining 1% is no excuse.

    Can anyone explain further the info below about funding decisions?

     

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