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James T. Brett

Setbacks for medical research

By James T. Brett
July 5, 2006

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FOR THE FIRST time in three decades, federal funding for the National Institutes of Health was cut this year. The reduction, which followed two years of level funding, not only imperils the development of lifesaving scientific breakthroughs but also has a detrimental impact on regional economies that are dependent on innovation -- and New England is at the forefront. (Full article: 680 words)

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