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Special Report

Dollars and Disease

The allocation of federal funds to medical research has been undermined in recent years, critics charge, by the increasing intrusion of pork-barrel politics.
Emiko Ozaki/The World & I 

Introduction
Envision in your mind's eye, if you will, fabled medical researcher Louis Pasteur at work in his laboratory one afternoon, carefully ...

The Funding Pipeline: How Peer-Review Panels Parcel Out Disease Research Monies
Précis The huge strides in medicine that have come over the past six decades in the United States have been born of America's unique ...

Squeaky Wheels: The Politics of Disease Research Funding
Précis The allocation of funds for disease research in the United States was for six decades almost exclusively the province of ...

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