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ARPA-H Established Within NIH as Independent Entity

Earlier today, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra formally unveiled the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA) as an independent agency within the NIH.  Along with that announced, Adam H. Russell was named as the Acting Deputy Director of the new organization.

The creation of ARPA-H, modeled on its counterparts at the Department of Defense (DARPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE), has been a priority of the Biden Administration.

Read more about today’s announcements here.