Funding Gap Sources:

Birth Defects: 1 in 33 births, California Birth Defects Monitoring Program baseline data

Autism: 1/500 to 1/1000 children, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Cystic Fibrosis: 2500 new cases/year, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Pediatric AIDS: 194 cases reported 7/2000-6/2001, Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

NIH Research Budget: National Institute of Health