January 16, 2018 —
Dr. Collins sits down with Washington Post’s Paige Winfield Cunningham to discuss enrolling 1 million diverse participants in the All of Us Research Program. Other topics covered in the conversation include the opioid crisis, and the NIH budget. Washington Post. January 16, 2018.
December 28, 2017 —
In an interview with the Associated Press, Dr. Collins discusses milestones in the gene therapy field and its potential to treat genetic diseases. Washington Post. December 28, 2017.
December 19, 2017 —
As part of a partnership with the Kennedy Center and opera singer Renée Fleming, NIH is exploring research opportunities to improve our understanding of how music can improve health. San Francisco Chronicle. December 22, 2017.
November 3, 2017 —
In an interview with U.S. News and World Report editor Brian Kelly, Dr. Collins discusses his career path as a geneticist, the future of genomics, and the role of public private partnerships in advancing treatments for a variety of diseases. U.S. News and World Report. November 3, 2017.
September 22, 2017 —
STAT’s article highlights NIH’s efforts to engage communities across the U.S. to ensure a diverse pool of participants in the All of Us Research Program. A champion of precision medicine, Dr. Collins states that a goal of the program is to make sure more than half of the participants come from historically underrepresented communities in biomedical research. STAT. September 22, 2017.
September 12, 2017 —
WebMD Health News interviews Dr. Collins about opioids and pain management. Dr. Collins explains that for people with chronic pain, opioids may increase the severity of the pain in the long run. WebMD Health News. September 12, 2017.