NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Senate Committee on Appropriations this week agreed to send a subcommittee’s proposed funding boost for the NIH to the full Senate for its consideration. The FY2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill — proposed this week by the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Subcommittee — recommends a $2 billion increase to the NIH budget.

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