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Amazing Things: Biomedical Innovations on the Cusp of Saving Lives & Saving Healthcare Dollars

September 12, 2016


There is no greater return on the federal government’s investment in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than discoveries that lead to improved health, longer lives and the ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds. The fact is NIH-funded research is making the impossible possible. Today.

The Amazing Things podcast series, presented by United for Medical Research, brings these stories to life. Each podcast delves into an amazing biomedical advance with the potential to transform lives and save health care dollars. In each case, direct funding from the NIH has played a pivotal role — providing grant support to researchers and enabling them to bring their groundbreaking innovations forward.

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