November 25, 2013

Research Roundup: What we’re reading this week

Communications Officer

In this regular feature on Breakthroughs, we highlight some of the most interesting reads in global health research from the past week.

The European Parliament has approved Horizon 2020—the European Union's funding program for research and innovation from 2014 through 2020. The first calls for proposals are scheduled for Dec. 11, pending formal agreement from EU member states.

US lawmakers are taking steps to free US Food and Drug Administration user fees from sequestration cuts.

A recent congressional briefing examined progress in developing new HIV treatment and prevention tools.

A new Devex article highlights efforts to ensure that health is included in the post-2015 development framework.

The European Commission has invested €8.5 million in a program to reinforce the knowledge infrastructure across neglected diseases and speed the development of new global health tools like vaccines, drugs, and microbicides.

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