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VIDEO: Stony Brook University President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD

Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD, is the fifth president of Stony Brook University. An accomplished researcher himself, as well as a patent holder and a former leader of technology transfer, he brings an invaluable perspective to the emerging field of translational research. Dr. Stanley additionally is a strong advocate for federal funding of basic research and the role of university research in innovation and discovery. Here he discusses the critical importance of young researchers, their role in discovery and ensuring that they opportunities to participate in America’s research enterprise. He previously penned an op-ed on this topic for Scientific American.

If you want to make sure that we realize the benefits from this and other scientific advances, let your members of Congress know that federal funding for science matters and should be made a higher national priority. The Science Coalition’s Science Matters toolkit can help you get started.
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