NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — The US House of Representatives appropriations committee yesterday released a draft bill that would give a 3 percent boost in funding to the National Institutes of Health, increasing the agency's budget from roughly $37.1 billion to $38.3 billion in fiscal 2019.

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