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Mikulski proposes lifting NIH spending caps

By John Fritze The Baltimore Sun

WASHINGTON — Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, a longtime advocate for the National Institutes of Health, offered new details on Thursday of legislation she has introduced to increase funding for medical research — adding her voice to a growing debate in Congress over research grants.

The proposal would lift budget caps on the Bethesda-based agency, increasing the ceiling from $29.4 billion to $45.1 billion by 2021 — an amount Mikulski said would help the agency deal with a rapid increase in medical inflation that has for years undercut the NIH funding.

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