Monday, November 14, 2011

Projections for Funding in Research Look Promising

The projections for fiscal year 2012 look promising as the National Institute of Health (NIH) have issued their projections and past funding data dating back to 2007 in lieu of Congress's increased transparency on funding to the public. While the numbers do not show the breakdown of funding within each category of disease such as where the money is coming from in funding cancer, it at least gives a breakdown by disease so that we, as the everyday person can see overall figures. The numbers are in millions and are rounded and they also seem to contradict what the NIH had stated before that funding was predicted to be cut in the coming years. I guess we shall have to wait and see.

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