Joseph LaManna warns universities could lose researchers if NIH budget stays stagnant

Obama seeks 1.5% rise for basic research, emphasizing economic benefits

The Chronicle of Higher Education: Though President Obama’s proposed budget calls for a 1.5-percent increase in federal spending on basic scientific research, it holds the National Institutes of Health’s budget steady. Joseph C. LaManna, professor of physiology and biophysics, warned that universities could begin losing medical researchers if the NIH budget doesn’t grow soon.