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Science policy news weekly update: July 14, 2017
The ASBMB’s Public Affairs Department encourages all readers of the Policy Blotter to alert the office about interesting and relevant articles. Please send tips to astothert@asbmb.org. This week, the House Labor Health and Human Services Appropriations subcommittee released a draft fiscal 2018 spending bill, which included a $1.1 billion increase to the National Institutes of Health. This increase would result in a 3 percent increase to the NIH’s budget for FY18, raising the total budget to $35.2 billion. Included in this…