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Francis Collins: Two Presidents, Ten Years, and One NIH Chief

Aug. 15, 2019, 10:55 AM

National Institutes of Health director for life? Francis Collins doesn’t think so, but he’s also not ready to leave yet. The man who has led the agency for a decade—under both a Democratic and Republican president—sits down with Jeannie Baumann for a look at the progress and challenges of the NIH.

‘Breathtaking’ Times: “This is a breathtaking time for progress in biomedical research. Things that I did not dream would happen in my lifetime are now coming true,” Collins says.

From Obama to Trump: On serving in two administrations, Collins says both have shown support for medical research and that ...

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