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House Appropriations Subcommittee proposes additional substantial increase in Alzheimer's research funding

House Appropriations Subcommittee proposes additional substantial increase in Alzheimer's research f
House Appropriations Subcommittee proposes additional substantial increase in Alzheimer's research f
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July 11, 2017
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House Appropriations Subcommittee proposes additional substantial increase in Alzheimer's research funding

The House Appropriations Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee proposed a $400 million increase for Alzheimer’s research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for fiscal year 2018. If signed into law, this would be in addition to the $400 million increase signed into law in May for fiscal year 2017. Read the joint statement from the Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement.

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