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Lawmakers enlist researchers and patient advocates to support 21st Century Cures bill
Modern Healthcare

Congressman Bob Dold of Illinois on Monday tapped researchers and patient advocates in Chicago to help support the 21st Century Cures Act. Nearly $9 billion in funding for the National Institutes of Health is meant to advance medical innovations.The GOP member of the House Ways and Means Committee is just one of many lawmakers who recently have held events to raise awareness of the bill. The gathering of constituents has also served as a reminder of the bipartisan effort to get the bill through the body.