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Director's Statement regarding shootings at University of Alabama, Huntsville

"We at the NIH and across the biomedical research community mourn the tragic deaths of our colleagues at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. Our hearts go out to their families as they face this ordeal, and we hope that those who were wounded will recover quickly. This is a time for us to offer our collective strength and support to the faculty and students at UAH and their families, as they endure the sad days ahead. Our thoughts and prayers are with them."

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., NIH Director

This page last reviewed on February 11, 2011

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