NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A group of more than 100 members of the US House of Representatives yesterday signed a letter urging the House Committee on Appropriations work with the US Senate to boost fiscal 2016 funding for the National Institutes of Health to $32 billion.

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Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.

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