Thursday, September 29, 2005

The Opposition

This is what we are up against. It's slick and well financed - notice the K Street address?

These are some of their members/ supporters:
* Alliance for Aging Research

* Alpha-1 Foundation

* ALS Association

* American Council on Education

* American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons

* American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

* American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR)

* American Infertility Association

* American Medical Association

* American Society for Cell Biology

* American Society for Microbiology

* American Society for Reproductive Medicine

* American Society of Hematology

* Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

* Association for Women in Science

* Association of American Medical Colleges
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* Association of American Universities

* Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

* Biotechnology Industry Organization

* California Institute of Technology

* Californians for Cure

* Canavan Research Illinois

* Cancer Research Foundation of America

* Cedars-Sinai Health System

* Children’s Neurobiological Solutions

* Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation

* Coalition of Patient Advocates for Skin Disease Research

* Columbia University

* Committee for the Advancement of Stem Cell Research

* Duke University Medical Center

* Genetic Alliance

* Hadassah

* Harvard University

* International Foundation for Anticancer Drug Discovery (IFADD)

* International Longevity Center -- USA

* International Psoriasis Community (IPC)

* Jeffrey Modell Foundation

* Johns Hopkins Medicine

* Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International

* Lymphoma Research Foundation of America

* Monash University

* National Association for Biomedical Research

* National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges

* National Coalition for Cancer Research

* National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

* National Council on Spinal Cord Injury

* National Health Council

* National Stem Cell Research Coalition

* Parents of Infants and Children with Kernicterus

* Parkinson’s Action Network

* Parkinson's Disease Foundation

* Project A.L.S.

* Quest for the Cure

* Research!America

* Resolve: The National Infertility Association

* Rett Syndrome Research Foundation

* Society for Women's Health Research

* Stanford University

* Stem Cell Research Foundation

* Steven and Michele Kirsch Foundation

* Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

* University of California System

* University of Rochester Medical Center

* University of Wisconsin-Madison

* Vanderbilt University and Medical Center

* Washington University in St. Louis

* WiCell Research Institution

* Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

* Wisconsin Association for Biomedical Research and Education


And Jonathon Atler thinks his side isn't organized! Is the guy blind?