Letter to New York Delegation on NIH Funding

Dear Senator/Representative On behalf of the Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY), which represents New York State’s 16 public and private medical schools, we would like to express our strong concerns about the Administration’s proposed $7.2 billion reduction to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the FY2018 budget, and the proposed 10% cap… Read More

State Budget Includes $20M Investment in Med School Research Funding, $500,000 for Med School Scholarships for Students Underrepresented in Medicine

Monday, April 10, 2017 AMSNY: Investment Will Improve Health Outcomes, Create Jobs Statewide (New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York (AMSNY) applaud Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature for the just-passed FY2018 state budget that includes a significant investment in medical school research, as part of the state’s… Read More

AMSNY: President’s Proposed Cut to National Institutes of Health Endangers the Future of Biomedical Research and Economy of New York’s Health Care Sector

(New York, NY) — Today, President Trump proposed slashing the National Institutes of Health (NIH) budget by $5.8 billion, an 18% loss in funding, as part of his America First: A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. NIH funding is an essential element to New York State’s health care and economic sectors, and this… Read More

New York’s 16 Medical Schools Call on State Legislature to Earmark $50 Million of Life Sciences Funding; Offer to Match State Investment in Biomedical Research 2:1

(New York, NY) – The Associated Medical Schools of New York is urging the New York State Legislature to dedicate $50 million of the $650 million allocated to the life sciences sector in the 2017-2018 Executive Budget, to the state’s 16 medical schools. That investment would enable medical schools to create high paying jobs and… Read More

Capital Tonight: Funding for Medical Research

The executive budget proposal calls for 650-million dollars to go toward the life sciences industry, including tax credits to encourage businesses to come to and stay in New York state. However, according to medical school officials, none of that money is specifically allocated to help medical schools retain employees and generate more research breakthroughs. Jo… Read More

Researchers Across NY Work to Improve Veterans Health Care

On Veterans Day, we recognize the sacrifice that our military men and women have made, including to their health. Fortunately, biomedical researchers across New York State are doing essential work to improve the health of our veterans. Improving Diagnoses for Serious Lung Conditions One Long Island researcher is responsible for coining the term Iraq Afghanistan… Read More

A neurosurgeon’s path from emerald fields to operating room

  GOTHAM GIGS A neurosurgeon’s path from emerald fields to operating room A New York state–funded diversity program helped this immigrant become a neurosurgeon By Robin D. Schatz Photo: Buck Ennis As a Colombian native, Nieto can relate to his patient’s needs and welcomes the challenges and rewards that come with his work. Dr. Jaime… Read More