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AAI Letters and Comments

The AAI Committee on Public Affairs communicates the policy positions of AAI through letters to legislators, government officials/agencies, and other organizations that have an impact on biomedical research.

2016 Letters and Comments

  • AAI submits comments to NIH regarding the use of interim research products (12/6/16)
  • AAI sends letter to Representatives Upton and DeGette regarding the 21st Century Cures Act (11/29/16)
  • AAI provides written testimony to the House Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee on FY 2017 funding for NIH (4/11/16)
  • AAI provides written testimony to the Senate Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee on FY 2017 funding for NIH (4/11/16)
  • AAI submits comments to NSABB regarding its draft recommendations for gain-of-function research studies (3/08/16)

2015 Letters and Comments

  • AAI submits letter to Senator Cassidy expressing concern about efforts to legislate the re-allocation of funding within the NIH portfolio (12/4/15)
  • AAI submits comments on simplifying NIH grant application instructions (9/22/15)
  • AAI comments on proposed changes to the Animal Welfare Act Regulations (8/21/15)
  • AAI submits comments to NIH on its framework for a strategic plan (8/14/15)
  • AAI responds to APHIS Notice of Petition on defining alternatives in animal research (5/28/15)
  • AAI submits comments to USDA request for information on reducing regulatory burdens (5/18/15)
  • AAI responds to NIH Request for Information on optimizing funding policies to improve the impact and sustainability of biomedical research (5/15/15)
  • AAI letter to Senator Durbin endorsing the American Cures Act (3/9/15)
  • AAI letter to Senator Mikulski endorsing the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act (3/9/15)
  • AAI letter to Representatives DeLauro and Higgins endorsing the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act (3/9/15)
  • AAI issues statement in strong support of routine and seasonal vaccinations (3/6/15)
  • AAI submits comments to NIH on a proposed Emeritus Award for senior investigators (3/6/15)

2014 Letters and Comments

  • AAI responds to NIH Request for Information on reagent-related barriers to reproducibility (12/19/14)
  • AAI letter to NIH regarding the BRAIN Initiative (10/15/14)
  • AAI letter to Representatives DeLauro and Higgins endorsing the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act (9/23/14)
  • AAI letter to Representatives Smith and Bass on the Ebola epidemic (9/15/14)
  • AAI letter to Senators Harkin, Alexander, and Moran, on the Ebola epidemic (9/12/14)
  • AAI statement on the Ebola epidemic (9/12/2014)
  • AAI letter to Senator Harkin endorsing the Accelerating Biomedical Research Act (8/4/2014)

  • AAI letter to Senators Carper and Coburn in opposition to the Conference Accountability Act (7/29/14)
  • AAI letter to the NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare in response to its Proposed Guidance Regarding Significant Changes to Ongoing Animal Activities (5/12/14)
  • AAI letter to Senator Durbin endorsing the American Cures Act (3/10/14)

  • AAI submits testimony to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs regarding federal spending on conference and travel (for the hearing record of 01/14/14)

2013 Letters and Comments

  • AAI letter to Drs. Collins and Nakamura regarding the impact of the government shutdown on NIH grantees (10/22/13)
  • AAI letter to the National Science Board Task Force on Administrative Burdens
  • AAI sends letter to Congressional leaders expressing deep concern about the devastating impact of sequestration on biomedical research and NIH. (2/27/13)

2012 Letters and Comments

2011 Letters and Comments

 


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