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NIH Government Funding for 2014 Restored…Mostly

Mason Brooks

3rd Mar, 2014

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On February 10th, 2014 the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released details about its fiscal mandates for the year. President Obama signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act (Public Law 113-76) into law on January 17th 2014, ensuring funding to NIH for the fiscal year ending September 30th, 2014.

The Act provides NIH with a budget of $30.15 billion, which is an increase…

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NGS in the Clinic: NIH Awards $8M Grant for Pre-Conception Whole Genome Sequencing Study

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26th Jul, 2013

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The Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research was awarded $8.1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to conduct a novel clinical trial using whole genome sequencing to test women and their partners, before they actually conceive, for mutations that could cause rare, but serious diseases in their offspring.

The project is part of the Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research…

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Percepta Survey Finds Personnel, Reagent and Instrument Spending in Academic Research Labs Negatively Affected Both Prior to and Post Budget Sequester

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15th Apr, 2013

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CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA – Though the U.S. Federal government implemented budget sequestration on March 1st, canceling $85 billion in budgetary resources across the Federal government for the remainder of the 2013 fiscal year, U.S. academic researchers spend on life science reagents and instruments decreased as early as October, 2012, according to Percepta’s recent benchmarking study.

The study objectives were to understand…

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How Many “Omics” Does it Take to Study a Single Cell?

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18th Feb, 2013

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As has been shown again and again, seemingly homogeneous cell populations often consist of more than one cell type, which can confound research results. Single-cell research offers a bottom-up approach to circumventing such unwanted cellular heterogeneity. As a testament to its potential promise, the NIH has committed ~$90 million over 5 years to single cell analysis research. At Percepta,…

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Life Science Research Tools Companies Stand to Benefit from Sharp Increase in NIH Grant Funding, New Market Research Report Finds

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12th Aug, 2009

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According to a new market research from Percepta, US life scientists anticipate $7.4 billion in new NIH grant funds by 2010

Carlsbad, CA – August 12, 2009 – Percepta Associates announced today the release of a new complimentary market research report Life Science Research Funding Optimism In The United States: A Researcher’s Perspective. The report details the anticipated impact of…

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How Big a Piece of the Stimulus Pie Should Biotools Companies Expect?

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9th Aug, 2009

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As a marketing consultancy that serves the research biotools industry, Percepta’s business is more or less directly linked to the market dynamics of life science research in general. These market dynamics can be – well … dynamic. For example, as noted in earlier posts, research funding is the engine that drives the research biotools industry and to a large…

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Is the Bio-tools Industry Recession Proof?

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20th Jul, 2009

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Last October our little consultancy looked around and noticed things had begun to slow down a bit. New business wasn’t banging at the door and we had to face an unpleasant truth – we were not as immune to the economic downturn as we had hoped.

Percepta is a San Diego area marketing consultancy serving biological research tools suppliers. You…

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