Germany clambers aboard translational research bandwagon

Kupferschmidt, Kai
March 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/8/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 4, pE219
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the new health program announced by the German government, which aims to shorten time of taking results of basic and clinical research. It states that the program will focus health researches on diseases like cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases through government's fund of 5.5 billion from 2011 to 2014. It adds that the program will create four national health research centres which focuses on research for cardiovascular, infectious, and lung diseases.


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