Monday, January 22, 2018
The Department of Health and Human Services announced that the National Institutes of Health would continue patient care for those in clinical trials at the NIH. The HHS guidance did not discuss grants awarded to universities.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science issued a statement saying that the shutdown "impedes the U.S. scientific enterprise," which has already been hurt by limits on funding for research programs.
Full story at https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/01/22/impact-government-shutdown-higher-education