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NIH Gets Biggest Funding Boost in 12 Years

A federal spending bill signed into law by President Obama in December includes a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health.

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A federal spending bill signed into law by President Obama in December includes a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health. That includes a $350 million increase dedicated to Alzheimer’s research, $200 million more for the Precision Medicine Initiative and an $85 million increase for the BRAIN Initiative. (STAT)

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