Loscalzo, Joseph. 2006. The NIH Budget and the Future of Biomedical Research. New England Journal of Medicine. 354(16):1665-1667
Whatever mechanisms are chosen, it seems clear that new methods of support must be developed if biomedical research is to continue to thrive in the United States. The goal of a durable, steady stream of support for research in the life sciences has never been more pressing, since the research derived from that support has never promised greater benefits. The fate of life-sciences research should not be consigned to the political winds of Washington.