H.R. 4008 (112th): Cavernous Angioma CARE Center Act of 2012

Feb 09, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Died (Referred to Committee)
Martin Heinrich
Representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated
Feb 09, 2012
9 pages
Related Bills
S. 2082 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 09, 2012


This bill was introduced on February 9, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Feb 09, 2012
Referred to Committee Feb 09, 2012
Full Title

To establish the Cavernous Angioma CARE Center (Clinical Care, Awareness, Research and Education) of Excellence, and for other purposes.


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2 cosponsors (1D, 1R) (show)

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Cavernous Angioma CARE Center Act of 2012 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish the Cavernous Angioma Clinical Care, Awareness, Research, and Education Center of Excellence at a university health sciences research and clinical center in the southwest United States to:
(1) provide basic, translational, and clinical research with respect to new diagnostic, prevention, and novel treatment methodology for individuals with cavernous angioma; and
(2) serve as a model for, and provide support to, medical schools and research institutions.
Requires the Director of the Center to: (1) ensure that the Center provides community-, family-, and patient-centered culturally sensitive care; (2) encourage and coordinate opportunities for individuals to participate in clinical research studies that will advance medical research and care; and (3) develop the Center as a model and training facility for other facilities throughout the United States that are engaged in research regarding, and care for individuals with, cavernous angioma.

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