The Washington Update June 9, 2017

June 09, 2017


Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Appropriators Discuss FY 2018 Spending Bills; Trump Administration Officials Urge Congress to Address the Debt Ceiling this Summer.
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FASEB President Criticizes Proposed Cuts in Federal Research Funding

FASEB President Hudson Freeze wrote an op-ed piece published on June 2 critical of the Trump Admin.’s proposed 2018 budget cuts in science research funding. Read more

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FASEB Responds to NIH's Call for Information on Age Inclusion in Clinical Research

NIH published an RFI inviting comments on “the appropriate inclusion of pediatric and older populations in research studies involving human subjects.” Read more


Frank Krause Named FASEB Executive Director

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology announced that Frank Krause, Jr. has been named Executive Director. Read more

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NIH Updates Plans to Enhance Stewardship of Federal Funds

NIH introduced an updated strategy for consideration by the Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) during its meeting on June 8.
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