Amazing Things Podcast

NIH Funding and the Economic Impact in Rural States

March 28, 2019
Amazing Things Podcast
NIH Funding and the Economic Impact in Rural States
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Amazing Things Podcast
NIH Funding and the Economic Impact in Rural States
Mar 28, 2019
United For Medical Research
Show Notes

The importance of strong, sustainable annual funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is known to states with major biomedical R&D hubs like California, Massachusetts, North Carolina and Texas. In these states there is a clear link between the NIH-funded research that occurs there and the state’s economy and job creation. But what about states where such a link might be less apparent? What is the impact in states that tend to be more rural than urban and that aren’t among the top recipients of NIH research funding?

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