Biomed Funding Supporters Cite NIH as Jobs Creator | GenomeWeb

By Matt Jones

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Making the case for the economic value of biomedical research funding, a political coalition of patient advocates, life science and pharmaceutical firms, and universities said Tuesday that the 2010 funding for the National Institutes of Health led to the creation of 487,900 jobs and generated $68.04 billion in new economic activity across the country.

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