This article has been updated to include details about the blueprint's plans for US Food and Drug Administration medical product user fees, as well as Wall Street analysts' views on the budget.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – President Donald Trump released his budget blueprint today for the coming fiscal year, calling for a series of spending cuts including a nearly 20 percent reduction in funding for the National Institutes of Health.

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