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Congress Signals Additional Stopgap Measures to Keep Government Open

Congressional leaders in both chambers have agreed to, yet another, continuing resolution (CR) to avoid a partial (Agriculture, Transportation and Housing, Energy and Water, and Veteran’s Affairs) government shutdown after March 1.  While averting a shutdown is good news, keep …

NIH Council of Councils Meet for the Winter

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Council of Councils, an advisory body made up of 27 members primarily from NIH Institutes and Centers (IC) Advisory Councils met on January 25th and 26th.  The Council reviews policies and activities pertaining to …

Meet the FABBS Winter Interns

FABBS is delighted to welcome two interns with interest in the psychological and brain sciences – Matthew O’Brien from University of California, Los Angeles, and Eric Inestroza from Stockton University. FABBS offers undergraduate internship opportunities where students can gain experience …

NASEM Event Addresses Current Context and Challenges for Advancing Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in STEMM Organizations

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences held a two-day event exploring the current context, challenges, and next steps for their report: Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ADEI) in STEMM Organizations.…

NIMH Holds 2024 Winter Advisory Council Meeting

The National Advisory Mental Health Council (NAMHC) meets several times each year to advise the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the Secretary of Health and Human Services …

Welcome Reception for New NIH Director, Dr. Bertagnolli

On January 31, the health and science advocacy community welcomed the 17th Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Dr. Monica Bertagnolli. Members of Congress spoke to the significance of the research that NIH conducts and expressed their support, …

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