Community Resources and Information on Sequestration
Sequestration's Cuts to NIH Will Have Consequences for Jobs
and the Economy
- American Heart Association (AHA) fact
sheet highlighting the economic and health impact benefits
of NIH research.
- American Society of Nephrology (ASN) state-specific fact
sheets describing the impact of research on health and the
- The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Tripp Umbach
on the economic impact of medical research at medical schools
and teaching hospitals.
- FasterCures' has created a website,
Sequestration Station, containing news and resources about
how sequestration could impact medical research.
- NIH website
demonstrating the impact of medical research on the economy.
- Society for Neuroscience (SfN) fact
sheet explaining how sequestration will have far-reaching
consequences for scientific discovery, the economy, and global
- United for Medical Research (UMR) report
detailing sequestration's impact on jobs supported by NIH grants.
UMR also has an interactive
map to show how many jobs NIH funding brings to each state
and how many of these jobs will be lost if sequestration takes
- The American Brain Coalition updated
the UMR analysis above using the Office of Management and Budget
(OMB)'s estimate that NIH will be subject to an 8.2 percent cut
as a result of sequestration.
- UMR report
demonstrating NIH's role in sustaining the U.S. economy. The analysis
found that in 2011, NIH investment supported 432,000 jobs and
generated $62.13 billion in economic activity.
- UMR report,
Leadership in Decline: Assessing U.S. International Competitiveness
in Biomedical Research, examining the United States' international
competitiveness in biomedical research, arguing that cutting the
NIH budget will set us on a course of further decline.
- UMR & Research!America's recent poll
finds that voters are opposed to sequestration.
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