Author Archives: Ronald J. Daniels

Perspective: Knee-Capping Excellence

This article is in Infrastructure for a Stormy Future, Winter 2018

This past spring, the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2018 budget had little good news for the nation’s biomedical research enterprise. Prominent among areas targeted for deep cuts, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) faced a threatened 22% reduction in its funding—$7.7 billion less in appropriations than the previous year. Such a draconian action was dismissed […]