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Individualized care, genome analysis are the future of medicine: Francis Collins External Web Site Policy

April 23, 2014 — Dr. Collins speaks to Brian Gallagher at USA TODAY about precision medicine, low cost genetic testing and progress made on a universal flu vaccine.

NIH Effort Seeks New Use for Failed Drugs: Collins External Web Site Policy

April 11, 2014 — Dr. Collins explains to Bloomberg News, how finding a new use for compounds which initially failed clinical trials, may be a way to quickly and economically discover treatments for major diseases, such as Alzheimer’s.

Billionaires With Big Ideas Are Privatizing American Science External Web Site Policy

March 15, 2014 — In a New York Times’ article and video, Dr. Collins acknowledges the importance of philanthropy in filling budget gaps, but emphasizes the ongoing need for public financing.

On Leadership: Francis Collins on the art of leading scientists External Web Site Policy

March 10, 2014 — For a Washington Post video series, Dr. Collins describes a leader as someone who helps researchers stay focused on discoveries to improve human health.

Dr. Collins on BioCentury TV to Discuss the Accelerating Medicines Partnership

March 2, 2014 — Dr. Collins is joined on BioCentury TV by other key members from the Accelerating Medicines Partnership group to discuss this unprecedented collaboration will transform the way drugs are developed.


A Conversation With Dr. Francis Collins, Director Of The NIH External Web Site Policy

February 10, 2014 — Dr. Collins joins Diane Rehm to discuss the Accelerating Medicines Partnership and give a live performance of his original song, “Disease Don’t Care.”

Disease Don't Care

February 10, 2014 — Listen to or download “Disease Don’t Care”


NIH's Collins Discusses Partnership with Industry External Web Site Policy

February 10, 2014 — On The Burrill Report Dr. Collins talks about the launch of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership and its effort to join forces to identify and validate promising biological targets for drugs.

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