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The latest developments around the fields of

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  • Genetics/Genomics
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  • Robotics/AI

First Look: Accelerating Biomedical Research Act (HR 5455, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Agency
  • Elected Body
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Neuroscience

Allows for budget increases for the National Institutes of Health in excess of established spending limits in the event that Congress appropriates such excess funds to that agency.

Updated last April 25, 2018
for the 04/10/2018 version of HR 5455.

First Look: Uniting and Securing America (USA) Act of 2018 (HR 4796, 115th Congress)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Robotics/AI

Provides relief from removal and adjustment of status of certain individuals who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States before reaching the age of 18, improves border security, and fosters United States engagement in Central America.

Updated last April 17, 2018
for the 01/16/2018 version of HR 4796.

Childhood Cancer STAR Act of 2018 (Public Law 115-180)

  • Government
  • Elected Body
  • Statute
  • Genetics/Genomics

Original Development Brief – Amends a series of sections throughout the Public Health Service Act to improve the treatment and understanding of pediatric cancers and late effects for survivors and their families.

Updated last June 8, 2018
for Public Law 115-180.

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