Breakthroughs in Disease Treatment
The Landscape Moving Forward

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THE ANDELOT SERIES
ON CURRENT SCIENCE CONTROVERSIES

BREAKTHROUGHS IN DISEASE TREATMENT: The Landscape Moving Forward
Presented jointly with NBC News Digital

Monday, November 6, 2017

Cancer. Alzheimer’s. Precision medicine. Antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The opioid crisis. These are all areas that stand to benefit from boosted federal funding. On the other hand, other areas may take a hit — immunizations, preparedness for outbreaks and epidemics, and chronic disease prevention programs to name a few. And where does the support for basic research that drives innovation fit in? In this Forum, a panel of experts explored the promises for advancing cutting-edge treatments and research to prevent diseases that affect millions – while looking at the implications for areas where funding may be reduced. What lies ahead in the landscape for the future of medical research?

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