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Contact: Lawrence Green
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301-634-7335
Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

FASEB releases new resource showing local impact by district of NIH-funded research

Bethesda, MD The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) has released a new series of factsheets describing the value of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in congressional districts around the country. Available on FASEB's website, each factsheet contains information on:

These factsheets were designed to complement an earlier series focusing on the benefit of NIH funding in each state.

"In the current fiscal climate, it is imperative that scientists and concerned citizens educate their elected officials about the value of NIH funding in their communities," said FASEB President Judith S. Bond, PhD. "These FASEB NIH district factsheets are a tremendous resource."

FASEB is composed of 26 societies with more than 100,000 members, making it the largest coalition of biomedical research associations in the United States. Celebrating 100 Years of Advancing the Life Sciences in 2012, FASEB is rededicating its efforts to advance health and well-being by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to our member societies and collaborative advocacy.

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