Research!America http://redriverradio.org en Medical research in Louisiana will be pared back under federal budget cuts http://redriverradio.org/post/medical-research-louisiana-will-be-pared-back-under-federal-budget-cuts <p>The head of a nonprofit advocacy group that promotes health research said Louisiana stands to lose millions of dollars in medical research funding due to the across-the-board federal spending cuts known as the sequester. Mary Woolley, president of the&nbsp;Alexandria,&nbsp;Va.-based&nbsp;Research!America, said the National Institutes of Health distributes billions of dollars to universities and research institutions – and the grants are getting scarcer and more competitive.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 18:43:58 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 28552 at http://redriverradio.org