Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott and a coalition of organizations are pushing for the National Institutes of Health’s next agency to open its headquarters in the city. It joins a number of other cities and states across the country vying for the headquarters, including Chicago, St. Louis and Texas. egislation authorizing the establishment of the new agency, called the Advanced Research Project Agency for Health (ARPA-H), passed in March. The agency will invest in new technologies and other scientific breakthroughs in the fields of health and medicine in hopes of accelerating innovations that could significantly benefit patients nationwide.
Baltimore sets sights on headquarters of new NIH agency
August 5, 2022