TITLE

Breaking through: Upbeat reports on medical research highlight value of federal, private funding

AUTHOR(S)
MAY, DAVID
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;8/29/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 35, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses various reports on medical research that showcase the impact of federal and private funding. Researchers based at the Feinberg School of Medicine in Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois reported of the discovery of the failed protein recycling system in the neurons of the spinal cord and the brain, in all forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. The author states that federal funding is crucial for promotion of long-term public health.
ACCESSION #
65301350

 

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