Washington E-Newsletter

Pediatric Diseases Research Legislation Approved by House Committee

On July 19, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce approved the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act 2.0 (H.R. 3391). Introduced by Rep. Jennifer Wexton (D-Va.), this legislation would fund research on pediatric diseases and disorders at the National Institutes of Health, including pediatric and childhood cancer. The AANS and the CNS have endorsed the House and Senate bills.