April 8 Rally for Medical Research

April 3, 2013 – Over 150 national organizations and institutions will hold a Rally for Medical Research in Washington, D.C. on April 8. at 11:00 a.m.The purpose of the Rally is to publicly express support for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a national priority and raise awareness among the general public about the importance of continued investment in biomedical research.

The Rally will consist of a one-hour-and-fifteen minute program featuring NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D.; House Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations Ranking Member Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.); House Budget Committee Ranking Member Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.); and most importantly, the survivors of many of the diseases and conditions that affect so many individuals and families in the U.S. and all over the world.

When: Monday, April 8 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Where: The Carnegie Library, which is the building just across the street from the Washington D.C., Convention Center at K and 9th Streets, NW

Info: www.rallyformedicalresearch.org

For those who cannot join the Rally in person, the event will be streamed live over You Tube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y23FFtBWzdY.

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