December 13, 2016 —
Drs. Hudson and Collins explain how the Cures Act provides the Agency with critical tools and resources to advance the full spectrum of biomedical research. N Engl J Med. Online: December 13, 2016.
November 23, 2016 —
Drs. Collins and Riley co-author an editorial in Science Magazine explaining four key scientific and technological developments with the potential to accelerate research and translation in the behavioral and social sciences and which influenced the scientific priorities of the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) strategic plan. Science. November 23, 2016.
October 3, 2016 —
Drs. Collins, Hudson and Lauer co-author a JAMA Viewpoint about recent NIH efforts on clinical trials reform which aim to enhance the award processes, increase NIH’s ability to better assess applications, improve oversight, and increase sharing of results. JAMA. October 4, 2016.
July 5, 2016 —
Dr. Collins discusses the awards to build foundational partnerships and the infrastructure needed for the launch the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program later this year. Forbes. Online: July 6, 2016.
June 29, 2016 —
Dr. Collins shares that his favorite thing about America is meeting student researchers and hearing about their projects. He joins a list of 71 celebrities which includes actors, chefs, CEOs, musicians, athletes, writers and others. Time. Online: June 30, 2016.
May 16, 2016 —
Dr. Collins and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez discuss the new overtime rules as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act that affects postdoctoral researchers. Huffington Post. Online: May 17, 2016.
March 22, 2016 —
Dr. Collins co-authors a letter in Science confirming NIH’s continued support of basic research. The letter explains that the pursuit of fundamental knowledge is essential for the achievement of medical advances, and in turn, a healthier future. Collins, Francis S., et al. Science. Online: March 23, 2016.