December 2020—AAIM joined 348 member organizations in the Ad Hoc Group for Medical Research to commend US President-Elect Joseph R. Biden for his support of growth for NIH as part of $300 billion in new research and development investments in his Build Back Better plan. In the months and years ahead, the coalition urges attention to:
- Foundational principles that promote both a thriving scientific enterprise and public trust in science.
- Emergency supplemental funding to allow NIH to continue to make progress against COVID-19 and to resume pre-pandemic research.
- Sustained, robust growth for NIH’s base budget across scientific disciplines and disease areas.