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UMR Statement on Confirmation of Dr. Monica Bertagnolli

November 7, 2023

United for Medical Research congratulates Dr. Monica Bertagnolli on her Senate confirmation as the next Director of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Bertagnolli’s deep experience as a surgical oncologist, her outstanding leadership as head of the National Cancer Institute, as well as her own experience as a cancer patient make her an ideal leader of the world’s premier biomedical research agency.

UMR looks forward to working with Director Bertagnolli to drive more breakthrough discoveries that will help every family in every community.