Science Policy Insider News
Science Policy Insider News (January 2008)
Two amendments that may adversely affect aspects of research with nonhuman animals are included in both the House and Senate versions of a five-year, $286 billion bill that reauthorizes programs on food safety and production. H.R. 2419 (commonly called the “Farm Bill”) passed the Senate on December 14, 2007, with a strong margin of 79-14, and passed the House in July with a 231-191 vote.
On January 11, Science GRO’s Elizabeth Hoffman attended the Open Policy Session of the National Advisory Mental Health Council at NIH.
APA Hosts First Friends of NIAAA Meeting; RWJ Seeks Proposals from Behavioral Scientists Conducting Health Policy Research; National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research Update; National Children’s Study Expands Centers; NICHD Plans for Tight Funding Year