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Investments in research funding are essential to improving patient care, now and in the future. Today’s investments in basic, clinical, and translational research will enable researchers to expand the knowledge base on the detection, prevention, treatment and cure of critical care illness, respiratory disease, and sleep disordered breathing. The ATS is committed to working with Congress, the Administration, as well as other policy makers to maximize the public investment in biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health, Agency for Health Research and Quality, and Veterans Affairs.

Each year, ATS members visit Capitol Hill to serve as the voice for patients and emphasize the importance of research that helps treat their diseases and improve their lives. Hear how the American Thoracic Society advocates to secure federal funding for lung, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep research:

 

 

Last Reviewed: May 2017