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September 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement in response to the potential link of cancer and asbestos in public schools in Philadelphia after a teacher was diagnosed with mesothelioma.
 

June 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and James McGovern (MA-02) sent a letter urging the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to modernize its current regulatory language to allow for data to be derived from nonclinical trials that do not involve tests on animals. Currently, tens of thousands of animals endure a range of taxpayer-funded testing in federal labs due to outdated regulatory requirements, despite evidence indicating that many of these tests do not accurately translate to results for human.

April 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) led a bipartisan letter urging the Appropriations Committee to increase funding for lung cancer research, especially with regard to the disease’s disproportionate impact on young women who have never smoked. Boyle released the following statement upon the submission of his letter.

April 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $237,750 in federal funding to Temple University for pain management research.

April 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $351,806 in federal funding to Temple University for spinal cord injury research.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $343,092 in federal funding to Temple University for biochemical research on proteins.

April 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $255,129 in federal funding to Temple University for heart disease research.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02), Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), and Congressman John Rutherford (FL-04) today introduced the bipartisan Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventative Services Act of 2019. The bill will encourage more research into the prevention and treatment of lung cancer in women, particularly for those who have never smoked, and require federal agencies to evaluate and report their findings to Congress.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $626,072 in federal funding to Fox Chase Cancer Center, located in his congressional district, for breast cancer research.

April 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Brendan F. Boyle (PA-02) released the following statement announcing that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded $1,069,779 in federal funding to the Einstein Healthcare Network. The funding will support Einstein’s community-based efforts to decrease maternal and infant mortality rates, especially among people of color.