Prospects for Research Funding Association of Medical School Neuroscience Department Chairs Annual Meeting. David B. Moore Senior Director Government Relations March 4, 2010. What I Will Cover. Current political landscape Where we are now (FY 2010) Where we are headed (FY 2011)
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Prospects for Research Funding
Association of Medical School Neuroscience Department Chairs Annual Meeting
David B. Moore
March 4, 2010
Everything is changing. People are taking their comedians seriously and politicians as a joke. - Will Rogers
Just because you are good on TV doesnt mean you can sell socialism to freedom loving Americans.
Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC)
Remarks to C-PAC
February 18, 2010
The state of the economy calls for action, bold and swift, and we will act - not only to create new jobs, but to lay a new foundation for growth. We will restore science to its rightful place, and wield technologys wonders to raise health cares quality and lower its cost.
We will devote more than three percent of our GDP to research and development. through policies that invest in basic and applied research, create new incentives for private innovation, promote breakthroughs in energy and medicine, and improve education in math and science. This represents the largest commitment to scientific research and innovation in American history.
President Obama April 27, 2009
Restore American leadership in fundamental research.
Educate the next generation with 21st century knowledge and skills while creating a world-class workforce.
Build a leading physical infrastructure.
Develop an advanced information technology ecosystem.
Where Are We Now?
FY 2009 Omnibus$30.317+$0.938 (3.2%)
FY 2010 President $30.759+ $0.442 (1.5%)
FY 2010 House$31.259+ $0.942 (3.1%)
FY 2010 Senate Cmte. $30.759+ $0.442 (1.5%)
FY 2010 Final$31.010+ $0.692 (2.3%)
BRDPI Projection for FY 2010 = 3.2%
Rather than fight the same tired battles that have dominated Washington for decades, its time to try something new. Lets invest in our people without leaving them a mountain of debt. Lets meet our responsibility to the citizens who sent us here. Lets try common sense. President Barack Obama
The future aint what it used to be.- attributed to Yogi Berra
Source: FY 2011 NIH Congressional Justification
Source: FY 2011 Presidents Budget
NIH Grants Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
I not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.
- Will Rogers
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want and deserve to get it good and hard.
- H.L. Mencken