The Washington Update, December 6, 2018

December 06, 2018


Inside (the Beltway) Scoop

Congress faces many legislative tasks before the end of the year. Despite ongoing political battles, there are glimmers of hope that Congress may make progress on several important bills. Read more

News from the National Institutes of Health

NIH issued several items of interest to the biological and biomedical research community, including its response to CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing, new funding opportunities for clinical trials, and additional funding for NRSA salaries and stipends. Read more

NSF Outlines New Grant Proposal Guide, BIO Lifts Submission Limits

NSF outlined the newest edition of the Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide and BIO lifted its PI and co-PI submission limits for proposals under the new BIO core solicitations. Read more

New Horizons in Bioscience on Cannabinoid Research

The latest publication in FASEB's Horizons in Biosciences series describes the emerging field of cannabinoid research and its pain pathways effects. Read more

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