federal research funding
Wente, Balser commend TN members of Congress for research support, urge finalization of funding for FY 2020
Nov. 25, 2019—Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente and Jeff Balser, president and CEO at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and dean of the School of Medicine, sent a joint letter last week to members of the Tennessee congressional delegation applauding recent bipartisan efforts to invest in programs that support scientific research, public health and education, and urging Congress to finalize funding for fiscal year 2020.
Sep. 18, 2019—A special webinar on federal funding from the Department of Energy is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 26. “DOE and Biological Sciences” will cover a broad range of research areas such as fundamental genomic science, microbiome research and advances in bioimaging.
Aug. 14, 2019—A special two-part webinar series on federal funding from the Department of Energy is scheduled for Sept. 12 and Sept. 26 in the Baker Building, Room 800C. Remote viewing will be available with advanced registration.
Jun. 16, 2019—The Office of the Vice Provost for Research will host a webinar on Friday, June 28, to help Vanderbilt faculty learn about funding opportunities from agencies in the Department of Defense that fund health science research.
Jun. 14, 2019—Lewis-Burke Associates LLC, a specialty consulting firm based in Washington, D.C., will collaborate directly with Vanderbilt faculty, provide advice on funding trends, identify new opportunities, discuss strategies to overcome funding challenges, and connect faculty with federal decision-makers and program contacts.
May. 16, 2019—Christina West has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for federal relations in Vanderbilt’s Office of Federal Relations.
May. 10, 2017—Congress has reaffirmed the partnership between the federal government and American research universities by enacting a bipartisan appropriations spending package for fiscal year 2017 that preserves and increases funding for key federal research agencies—including a $2 billion increase for the National Institutes of Health.
Jul. 9, 2015—Carlos L. Arteaga, M.D., director of the Center for Cancer Targeted Therapies and director of the Breast Cancer Program at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), recently joined other cancer research leaders in a meeting with members of Congress to discuss precision medicine in cancer and the need for continued federal support for cancer research.
Jun. 24, 2015—For the last five years, scientists and engineers at Vanderbilt University have been collaborating closely with colleagues with other public and private universities and research centers throughout Tennessee in an effort to increase the state’s energy research capacity
May. 28, 2015—Unstable federal research funding and reductions in health care revenue for academic medical centers threatens to undermine the nation’s biomedical research enterprise, and in turn clinical medicine, which the nation needs now more than ever.
Apr. 25, 2013—In an era of budget cutting and belt-tightening, how can science get more support from the federal government?