APS advocates for predicable, sustainable growth for the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the biomedical research budgets of Veterans Affairs and NASA. This section has resources to keep you updated on where funding stands and how you can work to support it.
Shutdown Impacts on Research
A collection of notices from research funding and oversight agencies concerning their efforts to resume operations in the wake of the partial government shutdown:
President Releases FY 2014 Budget Plan
President Obama released his FY 2014 budget plan with ambitious increases for most biomedical research funding agencies.
APS Leadership Visits Capitol Hill
On Tuesday, March 15, 2011 APS leadership met with several Congressional offices to discuss funding for biomedical research, the humane use of animals in research, and publications access.