Budget Genomics Will Gain as NIH Achieves Doubled-budget Goal | GenomeWeb

NIH Director Elias Zerhouni got quite a valentine this February 14: an e-mail informing him that the House and Senate had approved a $27.2 billion budget for his agency.

The 2003 appropriation, which went next to President Bush, fulfills a goal set five years ago to double the then-$13.6 billion NIH budget. The 2003 figure is a $4 billion increase over the 2002 budget.

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