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NIH, Fogarty receive funding hikes for Fiscal Year 2020

January / February 2020 | Volume 19, Number 1

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The NIH budget was approved by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump in late December 2019, providing funding for Fiscal Year 2020, which began Oct. 1.

NIH received a $2.6 billion rise over the previous year, with an appropriation of $41.68 billion, an increase of 6.65%. Fogarty’s allocation was boosted by 3.4%, bringing its total to $80.76 million.

The 2020 NIH budget includes $2.8 billion for Alzheimer’s disease studies, $3.1 billion for HIV/AIDS research, $500 million for the BRAIN initiative and $195 million for Cancer Moonshot initiatives.

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