S.Con.Res.63 - A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the need for additional research into the chronic neurological condition hydrocephalus, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Clinton, Hillary Rodham [D-NY] (Introduced 12/19/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/28/2008 Held at the desk. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.63 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (01/22/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Commends the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for working with leading scientists and researchers to organize the first-ever NIH conference on hydrocephalus (a neurological condition characterized by the abnormal buildup of cerebrospinal fluids in the ventricles of the brain).
Urges the Director to continue the current collaboration with respect to hydrocephalus among national research institutes.
Calls for: (1) further research into the epidemiology, pathophysiology, disease burden, and improved treatment of hydrocephalus; and (2) increased public awareness and professional education regarding hydrocephalus through partnerships between the federal government and patient advocacy organizations.