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Sam Stein

The Tangled Story Of Why Ebola Vaccine Research Came Up Short

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Around 2008, an Ebola outbreak in Africa sparked a renewed push within the U.S. biomedical research community to find a vaccine. A compa...

Sam Stein

NIH Director: We'd Probably Have An Ebola Vaccine If Not For Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

BETHESDA, Md. -- As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and as it responds to a second diagnosis of ...

Sam Stein

Add To Sequestration's Human Toll 1,000 Fewer Funded Scientists

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The cost of federal budget cuts on scientific research has been measured predominantly in dollar amounts and grants unfunded. To get a s...

Sam Stein

Obama's Budget Proposal Fails To Calm The Science Community's Freak Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his budget released Tuesday, President Barack Obama proposed setting the funding for the National Institutes of Health at $30.2 billi...