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ASM Attends UN General Assembly

ASM President, Susan Sharp, Ph.D., joined global leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York today in a historical meeting to focus on the commitment to fight AMR.

UN General Assembly Focuses on AMR

Leaders at the UN General Assembly draft a plan for coordinated, cross-cutting efforts to improve the current state of AMR.

Superbugs are a 'Fundamental Threat'

If antibiotics were telephones, we would still be calling each other using clunky rotary dials and copper lines," Stefano Bertuzzi, CEO of ASM, told NBC News.
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Innovation: An American Imperative

October 21, 2015 - White House Releases Updated Strategy for American Innovation
First issued in 2009, the Strategy provides an overview of Administration efforts to ensure America continues to lead as the world’s most innovative economy, to develop the industries of the future, and to harness innovation to help address the Nation’s most important challenges. It also makes the case for the key innovation investments to advance the important emerging technologies it identifies, which are proposed in the President’s 2016 Budget and are critical for ensuring that the United States remains an innovation superpower.  Live coverage is available by clicking here.

October 21, 2015 - Leaders Convene on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to support Innovation: An American Imperative

The ASM has joined with 50 other business, higher education, scientific and patient organizations to highlight the Innovation Deficit.  The US is losing its lead in funding university research, while other countries are increasing their funding. 
To read the testimony this group has submitted for the Senate Committee on Appropriations Hearing "Driving Innovation Through Federal Investments" click here.

Use Social Media to Support the Campaign

If you would like to get the word out about the Closing the Innovation Deficit using social media, please use the hashtag #InnovationDeficit.

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