By Elaine Korry
Kaiser Health News
An estimated $5.8 billion in cuts to the National Institutes of Health in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget has California’s top universities and medical institutions sounding the alarm.
Trump’s spending plan — running into opposition from Republicans and Democrats alike — would cut about 20 percent of the roughly $30 billion budget of the nation’s medical research agency that supports research on cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, Zika and other conditions.
Research institutions nationwide decried the cuts as potentially devastating to their work. [Read more…] about Researchers call Trump’s proposed NIH cuts ‘shocking’