Biomedical Funding Cuts are Hurting Research in Utah

Wikimedia Commons (Maggie Bartlett, NHGRI)

Wikimedia Commons (Maggie Bartlett, NHGRI)

(KCPW/Explore Utah Science–June 25, 2013) For the past decade the nation’s major funder of biomedical research, the National Institutes of Health, has been hit by declining funding. This year’s federal budget cuts known as ‘the sequester’ are making things worse. Those budget impacts are starting to be felt in life science and biomedical research communities across the nation, including in Utah. Kim Schuske has this story.


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