About the Organization:
Research!America’s mission is to make medical and health research a much higher national priority.
Research!America is a national not-for-profit, membership-supported, public education and advocacy alliance. It was founded in 1989.
Achieve funding for medical and health research in both public and private sectors at a level warranted by scientific opportunity and supported by public opinion.
Research Makes Cents!
More than $3 billion was spent by candidates running for office in the 2000 elections. That sum would fund the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke for two and a half years!!!
Source: “Decision 2000 with Tom Brokaw,” NBC News (11/7/00), National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Better inform the public of the benefits of medical and health research and the institutions and organizations that perform the research.
Motivate the public to actively support medical and health research and the complementary sciences that make advances possible.
Promote and empower a more active public and political life by the individual members of the research community on behalf of medical and health research, public health, and science overall.