America’s investment in medical research through the National Institutes of Health is making amazing things possible, from the development of the first universal early cancer screening test to the creation of a bio-artificial kidney, a bionic pancreas, and a system to allow surgeons to see cancerous tissue in real time during surgery.
These and more of the latest advancements in medical science are the products of intense long-term research and development. These innovations represent the life’s work of the world’s keenest scientific minds.
And, the critical element shared by all of them: the robust and sustained funding from the NIH.
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