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NIH to walk away from $16 million of NFL gift for brain research
Linda Smith (Linda)
Free Member · Join Date: 25 May, 2017 · Posts 873
1 Aug, 2017 · #1
That donation is Tyler Clutts Womens Jersey set to expire in August, and according to a report by ESPN’s “Outside the Lines,” the NIH will leave more than half of it Zack Martin Jersey on the table. The report said the government agency is willing to walk away from $16 million in the wake of a congressional Phil Costa Jersey study last year that accused the NFL of trying to steer money away from Dr. Robert Stern, a Boston University neuroscientist who had been staunchly critical of the league’s handling of head injuries. Whereas the NIH Nolan Carroll Womens Jersey said in a statement Thursday that there are “no current research plans” for the remaining funds, the NFL said league officials are “engaged in constructive discussions” with the FNIH – the fundraising Michael Irvin Kids Jersey arm of the NIH – “regarding potential new research projects and the remaining funds of our $30 million commitment.” The disagreement Larry Allen Jersey over how the money should be used reached a crescendo in May 2016 when Democratic members of the House Kyle Wilber Jersey Committee on Energy and Commerce released a study finding the NFL’s head, neck and spine committee tried to improperly influence government research by attempting to steer the investigation toward a doctor with ties to the league.
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