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.
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.
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.
March 23, 2018 —
In a paper published by Neuron, a panel of experts from the June 2017 Sound Health Workshop shared research recommendations to accelerate the study of music’s effects on the brain. Neuron. Online: March 23, 2018.
March 14, 2018 —
Dr. Collins answers questions about what NIH is doing to address the opioid crisis. He talks about factors that led to the over-prescription of opioids, how pain and pain management is being considered, and NIH research looking at alternatives to opioids, solutions to and prevention methods for addiction. WebMD. March 14, 2018.