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December 07, 2016

The U.S. Senate passed biomedical innovations legislation known as the 21st Century Cures Act by a vote of 94-5. The legislation outlines provisions to increase funding of the National Institutes of Health, modernize clinical trials, and accelerate the rate of innovations, including the development of personalized and precision medicines.

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December 02, 2016

The U.S. House of Representatives has overwhelmingly passed biomedical innovations legislation known as the 21st Century Cures Act by a vote of 392-26.

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April 18, 2016

Tuesday April 18 webcast will include updates on autism research and legislative action as well as public comment period

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January 13, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) heads into 2016 with a with budget increase of 6.6 percent after Congress showed renewed commitment to biomedical research last month. President Obama signed the omnibus appropriations bill that includes $2 billion more than the previous level of $30.1 billion.

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November 19, 2015

On Tuesday a newly reconstituted Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met for the first time. New and returning committee members included a new acting chair, Dr. Bruce Cuthbert.

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July 20, 2015

Autism Biomarkers Consortium project will improve tools for measuring social impairment and targeting therapies in children with autism

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July 10, 2015

Today the house voted overwhelmingly to approve H.R. 6, better known as the 21st Century Cures Act, to accelerate the rate of medical innovations with a vote of 344-77.

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