Research and Development Funding

The ASM Office of Public Affairs has developed this page to keep ASM members up to date on the appropriations process for Fiscal Year 2016.

December 18, 2015 - Statement of the ASM on the FY 2016 Congressional Funding Increases for Research
Congress passed a $1.1 trillion spending package on December 18 that  funds federal agencies  for fiscal year 2016.  The omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2029) provides $32 billion for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a $2 billion increase and nearly 7 percent over FY 2015.

March 19, 2016 - ASM Appropriation Statements for FY 2016
The ASM has submitted appropriation recommendations for federal agencies that support biomedical and public health research.  
  • National Institutes of Health
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Food and Drug Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Defense  

ASM Advisory to Members on the FY 2017 Presidential Budget Request for Science and Public Health