NIH Starts to Spend $4.8 Billion in “Extra” Cures Drug Research Money (P&T Community):
“The National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched 110 new brain research projects in the fiscal year ending last September (2017) with the first portion of the $1.5 billion over 10 years it will hopefully receive from the 21st Century Cures Act, which spread a total of $4.8 billion over four NIH programs. That is money over and above the NIH annual appropriation from Congress. The other three “Innovation Funds” are: Precision Medicine, Cancer Moonshot, and Regenerative Medicine.
The $1.5 billion in new Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neuro-technologies (BRAIN) research money seems particularly important given the announcement in January that Pfizer was ending its Alzheimer’s research program [Read more…] about The NIH starts spending $1.5 billion in new Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neuro-technologies (BRAIN) projects