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Congress to Consider Possible Increased Funding for Medical Research

Members of Congress are determining how to allocate money among government agencies for the next year. Learn about the budget process and how to get involved.

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HA-Nominated Advocate Joins Department of Defense Medical Research Peer Review Board

Barrett O’Connor, a Hydrocephalus Association-nominated patient advocate, is serving on the latest panel reviewing applications for medical research at the DoD.

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Rally for Medical Research

National Day of Action is THURSDAY

This Thursday is a National Day of Action to support the Rally for Medical Research and the advocates raising their voices on Capitol Hill. PARTICIPATE!

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Better Approach to Research Funding?

A thought-provoking piece by Dr. Robert Pearl, CEO of the Permanente Medical Group, on funding medical research, featuring an honest and emotional opening by Susan Fiorella about her son, Jake, who has hydrocephalus.

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The Power Among Us

In the last few weeks, I have been privileged to represent the hydrocephalus community at a number of interesting and important events having to do with chronic medical conditions. The first of these was the Voluntary Health Leadership Conference, an annual event hosted by the National Health Council (NHC). The second meeting was the Rare Disease Day Conference held on the NIH campus.

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