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Why doesn't the NIH focus on finding cures and treatments to diseases?

Sharon Begley of Newsweek discusses some of the barriers in the medical research system and advocates for President Obama to appoint an NIH director that will make this hers/his priority.

Read the article here: http://www.newsweek.com/id/200599

The Myelin Repair Foundation is gathering signatures for a new petition, Appoint an NIH Director Who Will Make Cures for Patients a Top Priority.

We are trying to gather signatures as quickly as possible. We heard that the President is at the final stages of appointing a director now, so we really need your help. The petition will be delivered to Barack Obama, President of the United States to urge immediate action on this issue.

You can help and it only takes 2 minutes. Just follow the link below to sign the petition and your voice, combined with many others, will make a difference on this issue.

We need you to stand up and make your voice heard – this issue is too important not to!

Sign our petition: http://apps.facebook.com/causes/petitions/183?m=d2c5ea92

Or visit our cause: http://apps.facebook.com/causes/4574?m=d2c5ea92

Thank you for your time and action,

Justine Lam
Internet Strategy Manager
Myelin Repair Foundation

The Myelin Repair Foundation hopes to speed up medical research for ALL diseases with our Accelerated Research Collaboration Model (tm). http://myelinrepair.org/research_model/
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Sharon Begley makes the issue involved very clear and understandable for us lay people.  We need someone heading the NIH who won't get bogged down in the profit-driven research side of medicine.  

Thanks Justine for bringing this to our attention.

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Signed and sent along to 15 friends to sign too! Thanks for bringing this up.
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