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Promoting Precision Medicine, Accelerating Cell Therapies Key to Advancing Medical Innovation

Health / Press Release April 6, 2016

The Senate HELP Committee held its third markup of legislation that will improve the development process and increase investment in drugs that address health needs.

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Bipartisan REGROW Act Would Advance Regenerative Cell Therapy

Health / Press Release March 17, 2016

The REGROW Act—which aligns with recommendations included in a recent BPC report—modernizes FDA’s current regulatory approach toward safe and effective cell therapies.

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BPC Supports HELP Committee Strategy for Health Innovation Legislation

Health / Press Release March 8, 2016

The Senate HELP Committee’s health innovation legislative package includes three bills that align with BPC’s recommendations.

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Bringing Cellular Therapy from the Bench to the Bedside

Health / Press Release November 24, 2015

To keep the United States at the forefront of medical innovation, federal policies need to incentivize new technologies for the benefits of patients.

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The second dispute with Congress that could derail Obama’s Iran deal

National Security / News August 12, 2015

Behind the showdown between President Barack Obama and Congress over the Iran nuclear deal is a second dispute that could cost the White House allies it needs to ensure the agreement survives: Whether and when to renew a key law…

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Coming Budget Poses Test for GOP

Economy / News February 8, 2015

Republicans are looking to do something that hasn’t been accomplished since 1996: funnel a budget through Congress and then pass timely appropriations bills.

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State of the Union Against a Nuclear Iran

Blaise Misztal / Blog January 21, 2015

Preventing a nuclear Iran is one of the major national security challenges facing the United States for all the reasons the president listed in his speech.

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Looming Deadline and Unanswered Questions: What’s Next for the P5+1 and Iran

National Security / November 20, 2014 4:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. ET

With the JPOA deadline for the negotiations between the P5+1 and Iran rapidly approaching, what questions remain unanswered and what next steps should Congress be considering in response to any scenario?

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High Standards and High Stakes: Defining Terms of an Acceptable Iran Nuclear Deal

National Security / July 17, 2014 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. ET

As the P5+1 approaches the July 20th deadline for a final Iran nuclear deal, what standards should Congress seek in an acceptable agreement? And what are the stakes for the United States and its allies? BPC, the Foreign Policy Initiative, and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies hosted a public forum on these and other questions featuring Members of Congress and experts.

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Congressional Letters to White House Echo BPC’s Call for Cooperation on Iran

Laura Hall, Blaise Misztal / Blog March 6, 2014

Last weekend, while much of the foreign policy community was focused on the turmoil in Ukraine, congressional leaders reached out to the White House on another issue of international significance: preventing a nuclear Iran. In a rare bipartisan and bicameral…

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