Senate Subcommittee Approves $2 Billion Increase for NIH Budget
Date: June 15, 2016
Last Thursday, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee approved a funding bill for FY2017, which includes a $2 billion budget increase for the National Institute of Health. The NIH’s $34 billion FY2017 budget includes funding for the Precision Medicine Initiative, Alzheimer’s research, and the BRAIN Initiative to map the human brain among several other projects. The budget also increases funds to every Institute and Center at NIH. Read more about this bill and the latest developments on the Senate Appropriations Committee Website News here.