This year, we are asking Congress to appropriate $34.5 billion in fiscal year 2017 for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Additionally, we recommend that Congress support the Next Generation Researcher Act (S.2014/H.R.3466), to improve opportunities for new researchers, promote earlier research independence; strengthen mentorship programs, enhance diversity efforts, and help new researchers obtain renewal funding.
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