• Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on Chopping Block

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality on Chopping Block

The US House of Representatives Appropriations committee has aimed to get rid of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), long disliked by some members of Congress. Last month, the House committee approved a spending bill that would give the NIH a $1.1 billion raise next year. However, some

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No Government Spending Increase for the NIH

Research budgets at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will remain flat in 2015, according to a spending deal reached by lawmakers in the US Senate and House of Representatives this week. However, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will receive a small boost. On December 9, the House Appropriations Committee

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  • UK Aims to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

UK Aims to Combat Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

The world’s first charity to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria, formed this month in the UK, aims to raise sufficient funds (estimated at £30m) over the next 5 years to bring at least 1 new antibiotic to the market. Antibiotic Research UK (ANTRUK) has assembled a group of scientific experts from 14

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