NIH Sees Looming 2012 Budget as 'Sobering' | GenomeWeb

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Leaders at the National Institutes of Health are watching and waiting with some trepidation as Congress begins hammering away on a budget for fiscal year 2012, and have recently expressed concern that pressures to cut the federal deficit could slash biomedical research funding to its lowest level in years.

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