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Durbin Amendment passes

Victory for our Advocates! Durbin Amendment to the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act Passes!

The medical research program at the Department of Defense (DoD) has led to many significant discoveries including breakthroughs on nerve regeneration, and traumatic brain and spinal cord injury. Yet the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act contained language that would significantly jeopardize the program’s research, including arthritis research, by creating narrowly defined funding eligibility criteria.
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