May 18, 2020 —
The paper details the goals of the ACTIV partnership’s four working groups, which together aim to establish a collaborative framework to prioritize therapeutic and vaccine candidates and streamline human clinical trials. JAMA: Online: May 18, 2020.
May 11, 2020 —
Drs. Corey, Mascola, Fauci and Collins explain why a collaborative approach to developing COVID-19 vaccines is essential, and how the ACTIV public-private partnership spearheaded by NIH aims to facilitate such collaboration among governments, academic institutions, industry, and global philanthropic partners. Science. Online: May 11, 2020.
April 19, 2020 —
The Washington Post’s Carolyn Johnson follows the 30-year journey for cystic fibrosis from gene discovery to an approved therapy for 90% of patients. The Washington Post: Online: April 19, 2020.
April 17, 2020 —
Dr. Collins discusses the Accelerating COVID-19 Therapeutic Interventions and Vaccines (ACTIV) public-private partnership that will speed vaccine and treatment options for COVID-19. Science: Online: April 17, 2020.
March 17, 2020 —
The Atlantic’s Peter Wehner speaks to Dr. Collins about the coronavirus pandemic, his career, his faith and how his faith led to an unlikely friendship. The Atlantic. Online: March 17, 2020.
March 8, 2020 —
Dr. Collins highlights NIH’s public-private partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the development of gene-based approaches to cure sickle cell disease and HIV in low-resource settings, like those found in sub-Saharan Africa. Fortune. Online: March 8, 2020.
February 28, 2020 —
Dr. Collins recounts the genesis of the Sound Health Initiative and explains the potential for music therapy to become a standard treatment for common health conditions. AARP magazine. Online: February 28, 2020