NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The US House of Representatives appropriations committee released a draft funding bill yesterday evening for fiscal 2018 that includes a 3 percent boost to the National Institutes of Health's budget, with specific increases for Alzheimer's disease research, precision medicine, and cancer research initiatives.

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