Washington in Review

  • The House Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations (Labor-HHS) Subcommittee held a hearing on March 16 to discuss the president’s FY17 budget request for the National Institutes of Health. The Senate Labor-HHS Subcommittee held its hearing on April 7.
  • The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee continues its work on Biomedical Innovation legislation that will complement the House-passed 21st Century Cures Bill. The Committee finished its work on April 6. The Committee is now working with the Finance Committee to secure funding for the bill.
  • The National Cancer Institute announced a Blue Ribbon Panel of scientific experts that will inform the scientific direction and goals for Vice President Joe Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.

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