Scientists Suggest Ways To Fund Medical Research
With the continuing downward trend of federal funding for biomedical research, top scientists offer their own ideas.
NPR: Top Scientists Suggest A Few Fixes For Medical Funding Crisis
Many U.S. scientists had hoped to ride out the steady decline in federal funding for biomedical research, but it's continuing on a downward trend with no end in sight. So leaders of the science establishment are now trying to figure out how to fix this broken system (Harris, 9/17).
Regarding a different point on the biomedical research funding spectrum, more pressure for the Open Payments database -
The Wall Street Journal’s Pharmalot: CMS Asked To Eliminate Some Payments From Sunshine Database
With only two weeks until the launch of the highly anticipated Open Payments database – which will show how much money doctors receive from drug and device makers – 64 health advocacy groups are asking to eliminate an entire category of data (McCabe, 9/16).