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The proposed cut comes on the heels of a budget proposal that would reduce the NIH's fiscal year 2018 budget by 20 percent.

In Other Cuts

The White House has created a list of cuts, including to the NIH, that could be in a budget bill for this year.

Enrolling more participants from groups underrepresented in biomedical research is a laudable goal, but the current administration's policies may make it hard to achieve.

President Donald Trump's budget blueprint includes a nearly 20 percent cut for the National Institutes of Health.

In his report, President Trump called for a reduction in National Institutes of Health funding, along with a reorganization of the agency.

President Donald Trump taps Scott Gottlieb, an American Enterprise Institute fellow, to run the Food and Drug Administration.

Move It Along

In a speech to Congress, President Donald Trump called the drug approval process at FDA "slow and burdensome."

A floated budget plan could see non-military discretionary spending in the US — which includes science agency funding — fall, the New York Times reports.

Researchers rally near the American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting in Boston.

A candidate to be President Donald Trump's science advisor supports limiting federal researchers' ability to discuss their findings, the Guardian reports.

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NPR reports that the patient who underwent a CRISPR-based treatment for sickle cell disease is doing well.

Resistance to ash dieback disease among some UK ash trees appears polygenic, the Independent reports.

In Nucleic Acids Research this week: sequencing strategy for flash-frozen brain tissue bank samples, new version of ChlamDB, and more.

A UK woman is suing three National Health Service Trusts for not telling her about her father's Huntington's disease diagnosis, the BBC reports.