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Ask Your Legislator to Support the BRAIN Initiatve
The Co-Chairs of the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus, along with Co-Chairs of the Brain Injury Task Force, are circulating a sign-on letter to the House Appropriations Committee in support of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN)...
Urge Congress to Support an FDA Neuroscience Center of Excellence
As the nation ages and more Americans are diagnosed with chronic brain disorders, the federal government must facilitate innovative approaches to help patients. If we hope to address the human and financial costs of brain diseases, we need to encourage Congress to...
Ask Your Legislator to Join the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus
Dear American Brain Coalition Member Organizations: Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) lead the bipartisan Congressional Neuroscience Caucus, which seeks to promote understanding of how the brain develops, functions and ages. The...
Urge Congress to Support Brain Research in FY21
Federal funding for all government agencies, including the National Institutes of Health, expires on December 11th. Congress is working right now to finalize federal spending for Fiscal Year 2021. Failure to reach an agreement could result in stagnant funding for biomedical...
Urge your Members of Congress to Support the Ethical Use of Animals in Research
The House Appropriations Committee has advanced language instructing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to accelerate efforts to move away from research models that rely on animals. As you know, the responsible and ethical use of animals is an essential component of...
Urge Representatives to Support Emergency Funding for Research
Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) and Fred Upton (R-Mich.) are circulating a “Dear Colleague” and Congressional sign-on letters, urging House leaders to include $26 billion in the next COVID-19 relief package for federal research agencies to support: Supplements for research...