The Need for Funding Basic Research
Stephen Desiderio, Director of Johns Hopkins Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences, explains the current federal funding climate for biomedical research, the need for change and the dangers of not continuing to fund basic research. Desiderio's speech was recorded on October 29, 2013, at the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences' Molecules & Martinis event held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For more information, visit