It turns out, they like us, or so they say. Biomedical researchers should take note that for the second year in a row, U.S. Senate appropriators have declared funding the National Institutes of Health a...
The Coalition for the Life Sciences (CLS) is an alliance of professional organizations working together to foster public policies that advance basic biological research and its applications in medicine and other fields. The issues addressed by the CLS include science education, professional training, and the funding, management, and oversight of scientific work, especially by the federal government.
The CLS directly links biomedical researchers and societies with members of Congress through:
In addition, the CLS facilitates communication about issues affecting biomedical research funding and policy by helping members place op-eds in the local and national press and make presentations to lay groups.
The CLS was formed in 1989 as the Joint Steering Committee for Public Policy.
CLS member organizations include:
Board of Directors, whose members are drawn from these organizations and from the research community at large, oversee the efforts of the CLS.