[ADVOCACY] Government Shutdown Harming NIH Research

The government shutdown is having a devastating impact on medical research. Tell Congress to reopen the government now. Since October 1, the federal government has been shut down due to the inability of Congress to pass a budget. As a result, funding for almost all government programs has been halted including funding for the National … Continue reading

Shutdown Blocks Kids With Cancer From Clinical Trials

For every week that the government shutdown continues, 10 children with cancer will not be able to begin their clinical trials, officials told ABCNews.com. John Burklow, a spokesman for the National Institutes of Health, estimated that 200 patients would experience these delays each week of the shutdown. Since 15 percent of these patients are typically … Continue reading