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February 23rd, 2010

New AAMC Report Highlights How ARRA Funds Are Fueling New Research And Driving Economic Growth Over The Last Year

Abstract:
A new report released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) details how the nation's medical schools and teaching hospitals are advancing science and stimulating economic growth one year after passage of an additional $10 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

The report, From Recovery to Discovery: ARRA Funding and Medical Research , contains letters from 83 institutions that highlight how ARRA grants have been used during the past year to advance scientific and medical innovation, improve the health of local communities, and stimulate economic growth.

The report found that ARRA grants are being used to: (among other items)

- Advance science through novel projects and programs that address major challenges in medical research and public health, such as nanotechnology and regenerative medicine.

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