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Congressional Hearings of Interest

2010

9/16/2010 -  Hearing on the Promise of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research


 

2008

5/8/2008 - House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
Stem Cell Science: The Foundation for Future Cures

5/8/2008 - Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.
Cancer: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century

3/11/2008 - Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
The Broken Pipeline: Losing Opportunities in the Life Sciences

2/28/2008 - House Energy and Commerce Committee
A Review of the Department of Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2009 Budget

2/27/2008 - House Budget Committee
Department of Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2009 Budget
Witness: The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Web Casts: (1 hour, 6 minutes): Video (145mb) | Audio (16mb)

2/26/2008 - House Committee on Science and Technology
Oversight of the National Science Foundation

2/6/2008 - House Energy and Commerce Committee
A Review of the Department of Health and Human Services Fiscal Year 2009 Budget

2007

10/17/2007 - House Science and Technology Committee, Research and Science Education Subcommittee
Women in Academic Science and Engineering

7/17/2007 - Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
Federal Response to the Alzheimer’s Epidemic

5/15/2007 - Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
Alzheimer's Disease: Current and Future Breakthrough Research

5/2/2007 - Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing with 2006 Nobel Laureates

4/18/2007 - Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the treatment and research of autism.

3/29/2007 - House Committee on Science and Transportation
Reauthorizing the National Science Foundation, Part 2

3/20/2007 - House Committee on Science and Transportation
Reauthorizing the National Science Foundation, Part 1

3/20/2007 - Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee
The State of Alzheimer’s Research: 100 Years Later

3/19/2007 - Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on the proposed FY08 NIH budget. NIH Witnesses include NIH Director Elias Zerhouni and ASCB member Joan Brugge.

2/13/2007 - House Budget Committee
Department of Health and Human Services FY 2008 Budget
Witness: The Honorable Michael O. Leavitt
Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services
Web Casts (2 hours, 30 minutes): Video (108mb) | Audio (22mb)

1/19/2007 - Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and the Senate Committee on Appropriations joint committee hearing  - Can Congress Help Fulfill the Promise of Stem Cell Research?
Witnesses include ASCB member George Daley

2003

4/29/2003 - Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)

2002

6/19/2002 - Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Reauthorization of the National Science Foundation: Strengthening Math and Science Education, Research and Development

4/30/2002 - Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Nomination of Elias Zerhouni to be Director to the National Institutes of Health

4/23/2002 - Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate?

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