December 18, 2014 —
Dr. Collins and NIGMS Director Dr. Jon Lorsch author an article in Science Magazine addressing cell line misidentification in research and suggesting best practices for authentication and verification. Science Magazine.
November 30, 2014 —
In AARP Bulletin Dr. Collins highlights biomedical breakthroughs to watch for in 2015, including brain health research, targeted therapy for cancer treatment and vaccines trials. AARP.
October 8, 2014 —
In a LA Times article, Dr. Collins says he expects the NIH BD2K Initiative to invest $656 million over the next seven years to make biomedical data sets more accessible to researchers. Healy, Melissa. Los Angeles Times.
June 18, 2014 —
To commemorate the NIH Common Fund 10 year anniversary, Dr. Collins co-authors an article with former NIH director Dr. Elias Zerhouni and NIH’s Dr. Elizabeth Wilder about why we must continue supporting innovative transdisciplinary science. Collins, F.S., Wilder, E.L., & Zerhouni, E. “NIH Roadmap/Common Fund at 10.” Sciencexpress.
April 14, 2014 —
In a Washington Post article on PCORI, Dr. Collins talks about how this new medical information repository gives scientists the ability to look at a large patient population with great speed and little cost.