February 12, 2019 —
Through the NIH HEAL Initiative, NIH is supporting research to improve treatments for opioid misuse and addiction and to enhance pain management. Medline Plus Magazine. Online: January 13, 2019.
January 3, 2019 —
In a Q&A with Folks Magazine, Dr. Collins and soprano Renée Fleming talk about the Sound Health partnership between NIH and the Kennedy Center and how music may play an important role in medicine. Folks Magazine. Online: January 3. 2019.
November 28, 2018 —
Dr. Collins and NIMH Director Dr. Gordon coauthor an opinion piece for USA Today on how improving the diagnosis and management of mental illnesses can effectively reduce the risk of suicide. USA Today. Online: November 28, 2018.
June 12, 2018 —
Dr. Collins, NIDA Director Dr. Volkow, and NINDS Director Dr. Koroshetz co-author a JAMA Viewpoint article on research efforts to improve treatments for opioid misuse and addiction, and enhance strategies for pain management. JAMA. Online: June 12, 2018.
May 3, 2018 —
Profiled by STAT, Dr. Collins is interviewed about how he chose science for his career, what he sees as promising areas of research and the challenges science faces. Specifically, he talks about how gene-editing may lead to cures for rare diseases, how NIH is working with industry to make data accessible, and why it is important the public understand science. STAT. Online: May 3, 2018.
May 1, 2018 —
In an article about the nationwide launch of the All of Us Research Program, Dr. Collins explains how this ambitious 1-million-person study will transform medical care. He discusses moving health care from a one-size-fits all model to individualized care, and the need for many participants from diverse backgrounds to accomplish this goal. Associated Press. Online: May 1, 2018.