Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Obama's Investment in Biomedicine

Nature Medicine News has the details about the US White House's 2011 budget and the fact that it includes a $1 billion bonus investment in the National Institutes of Health.

Even in the face of financially challenging times, the last thing governments should entertain cutting is health research. An investment in health research will pay many dividends further down the road in terms of the quality of life aging populations can expect and the economic prosperity of a society.