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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 8 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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USA Today
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
USA Today / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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USA Today
5 things you need to know TuesdayOutcomes Research Institute has been afraid to conduct research that could anta
5 things you need to know Tuesday
USA Today / Posted 9 hours ago
Outcomes Research Institute has been afraid to conduct research that could antagonize "powerful industries." Francis Collins, National Institutes of Health director, is shown here speaking to the USA TODAY Editorial Board. Collins is... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
KING5 Seattle / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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First Coast News
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
First Coast News / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
KTVB Boise / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatmentsmakers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academ
Federally funded institute avoids comparing drugs, other treatments
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 9 hours ago
makers have board positions along with medical and benefits experts from academia, employers and government, including Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health. Since 2010, former Rep. Tony Coelho, D-Calif., has led the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The NFL acts as if it's above science and the law — and that's unacceptableone of its suggestions for redirecting the money had it going instead to the NF
The NFL acts as if it's above science and the law — and that's unacceptable
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
one of its suggestions for redirecting the money had it going instead to the NFL's own medical consultants. NIH director Francis Collins, to his everlasting credit, flatly rejected the NFL's attempt to circumvent the process and steer money to... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
The NFL acts as if it's above science and the law — and that's unacceptableone of its suggestions for redirecting the money had it going instead to the NF
The NFL acts as if it's above science and the law — and that's unacceptable
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
one of its suggestions for redirecting the money had it going instead to the NFL's own medical consultants. NIH director Francis Collins, to his everlasting credit, flatly rejected the NFL's attempt to circumvent the process and steer money to... Read more
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The Providence Journal
The NFL acts as if it's above science and the law - and that's unacceptableone of its suggestions for redirecting the money had it going instead to the NF
The NFL acts as if it's above science and the law - and that's unacceptable
The Providence Journal / Posted 6 days ago
one of its suggestions for redirecting the money had it going instead to the NFL's own medical consultants.NIH director Francis Collins, to his everlasting credit, flatly rejected the NFL's attempt to circumvent the process and steer money to... Read more
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Boston Globe
Postdocs make case for a boost in their pay scaleshe said. “I’m still a baby, like a dependent.” Postdocs’ quest for better pay
Postdocs make case for a boost in their pay scale
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
she said. “I’m still a baby, like a dependent.” Postdocs’ quest for better pay gained support last week from Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, and Thomas Perez, US labor secretary. Postdocs “are... Read more
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MedCity News
Top takeaways from ATA 2016ACO Model and in bundled payments for joint replacements. And in February, Nati
Top takeaways from ATA 2016
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
ACO Model and in bundled payments for joint replacements. And in February, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins announced that NIH would launch a “participants technologies center” this summer to, among other things, make... Read more
7d
Fortune
NFL Health Officials Attempted to Influence NIH Brain Studythis proposed project to be subject to peer review by the NIH, according to ESP
NFL Health Officials Attempted to Influence NIH Brain Study
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
this proposed project to be subject to peer review by the NIH, according to ESPN. The idea was rejected by NIH director Francis Collins. The congressional report comes as the league faces increased scrutiny over its handling of brain trauma.... Read more
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CBS Sports
Congressional report: NFL tried to influence government brain studyinto a different research project that would allowed NFL researchers to skirt t
Congressional report: NFL tried to influence government brain study
CBS Sports / Posted 8 days ago
into a different research project that would allowed NFL researchers to skirt the NIH's peer-review process. NIH Director Francis Collins rejected the idea. "Once you get anybody who's heavily involved with the NFL trying to influence what kind... Read more
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ESPN
OTL: Report lambasts NFL for vast overreachcommittee. The plan would have allowed the NFL researchers to avoid the NIH's r
OTL: Report lambasts NFL for vast overreach
ESPN / Posted 8 days ago
committee. The plan would have allowed the NFL researchers to avoid the NIH's rigorous peer-review process. NIH Director Francis Collins rejected the idea. Editor's Picks U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-New Jersey, told Outside the Lines that... Read more
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Campus Times - University of Rochester
Weighing a cure against a diseaseowe to humanity to research all their possible effects before using them? One
Weighing a cure against a disease
Campus Times - University of Rochester / Posted 9 days ago
owe to humanity to research all their possible effects before using them? One of the major critics of the report was Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the U.S. National Institutes of Health, who called it a “sketchy” and an “interesting but... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
University of Otago graduands - 4pm ceremonyof business data science Nicolas Dale Burns, distinction. Master of finance
University of Otago graduands - 4pm ceremony
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
of business data science Nicolas Dale Burns, distinction. Master of finance James Callum Butchers, distinction, Kit Francis Collins, distinction, William John Nicholas Montgomery, distinction, Ben Christopher Mullen Pool, distinction,... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
The 21st Century Cures Act: Still alive, and still poised to endanger patientsthe NIH budget has remained more or less flat when adjusted for inflation. In f
The 21st Century Cures Act: Still alive, and still poised to endanger patients
ScienceBlogs / Posted 11 days ago
the NIH budget has remained more or less flat when adjusted for inflation. In fact, it’s worse than that. As NIH director Francis Collins noted, the NIH budget was cut by $1.5 billion in 2013 during the budget sequester, a blow “”from which we... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
San Diego Researchers Could Receive Pay Raisepostdocs above the new $47,476 threshold, putting them beyond overtime eligibil
San Diego Researchers Could Receive Pay Raise
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
postdocs above the new $47,476 threshold, putting them beyond overtime eligibility. National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins has pledged to raise salaries for postdocs funded through the agency's National Research Service Awards above... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Why is Congress trying to weaken the FDA's oversight of dangerous drugs?easy part first. Properly funding the NIH is crucial to the nation's scientific
Why is Congress trying to weaken the FDA's oversight of dangerous drugs?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
easy part first. Properly funding the NIH is crucial to the nation's scientific future. This month, the agency's director, Francis Collins, noted that after a period of increasing resources though 2003, the NIH budget went stagnant. Among other... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Florida girding itself for long-term Zika battleInstitutes of Health to fast-track a Zika vaccine. "We are working intensively
Florida girding itself for long-term Zika battle
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
Institutes of Health to fast-track a Zika vaccine. "We are working intensively on a vaccine," said NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins. "There are four vaccines being pushed simultaneously because we don't know which one is going to work by... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
NIH director: Zika vaccine won't be ready until 2018| Health - Home We are working intensively on vaccine, NIH director Francis Co
NIH director: Zika vaccine won't be ready until 2018
KTVZ Bend / Posted 14 days ago
| Health - Home We are working intensively on vaccine, NIH director Francis Collins says NIH Director Francis Collins discusses how close researchers are to finding a Zika virus vaccine. More... Read more
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MedCity News
ATA 2016: Much progress, much work ahead in telemedicineAmericans to include support for broadband Internet, he added. In February, Na
ATA 2016: Much progress, much work ahead in telemedicine
MedCity News / Posted 15 days ago
Americans to include support for broadband Internet, he added. In February, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins announced that NIH would launch a “participants technologies center” this summer to, among other things, make... Read more
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The News & Observer
A confession of liberal intolerancescholar of all time. With her experience and intellect, Condoleezza Rice would
A confession of liberal intolerance
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
scholar of all time. With her experience and intellect, Condoleezza Rice would enhance any political science department. Francis Collins is an evangelical Christian and famed geneticist who has led the Human Genome Project and the National... Read more
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MedCity News
Report: NIH cleaning house in its maligned Clinical CenterThe review didn’t say if any specific cases of patient harm resulted from the s
Report: NIH cleaning house in its maligned Clinical Center
MedCity News / Posted 19 days ago
The review didn’t say if any specific cases of patient harm resulted from the systemic issues. This week, NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins told he would hire a new CEO, COO and CMO for the Clinical Center to replace the current brass and change the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Patient safety issues prompt shake-up at NIH hospitalrestructuring at the nation’s premier biomedical research institution in more t
Patient safety issues prompt shake-up at NIH hospital
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
restructuring at the nation’s premier biomedical research institution in more than half a century. NIH Director Francis Collins said he will replace the hospital’s longtime leadership with a new management team with experience in... Read more
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NBC News
'Club Drug' Ketamine Rescues Suicidal Patients: Studyto tap into ketamine's depression-fighting benefits without the side effects,"
'Club Drug' Ketamine Rescues Suicidal Patients: Study
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
to tap into ketamine's depression-fighting benefits without the side effects," National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins wrote in his blog Tuesday. "In a mouse study published in the journal Nature, an NIH-funded research team... Read more
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TribLIVE
Leadership to be replaced at NIH hospitalrestructuring at the nation's premier biomedical research institution in more t
Leadership to be replaced at NIH hospital
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
restructuring at the nation's premier biomedical research institution in more than half a century. NIH Director Francis Collins said he will replace the hospital's longtime leadership with a new management team with experience in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Exclusive: Patient safety issues prompt leadership shake-up at NIH hospitalsignificant restructuring at the nation’s premier biomedical research instituti
Exclusive: Patient safety issues prompt leadership shake-up at NIH hospital
Boston Globe / Posted 20 days ago
significant restructuring at the nation’s premier biomedical research institution in over half a century. NIH Director Francis Collins said he will replace the hospital’s longtime leadership with a new management team with experience in... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Nicholas Kristof: A confession of liberal intolerancescholar of all time. With her experience and intellect, Condoleezza Rice would
Nicholas Kristof: A confession of liberal intolerance
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 21 days ago
scholar of all time. With her experience and intellect, Condoleezza Rice would enhance any political science department. Francis Collins is an evangelical Christian and famed geneticist who has led the Human Genome Project and the National... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Will the cancer moonshot work? Cancer experts cite need for money and datacomplicated goal. We're not lacking for ideas, we're not lacking for talent. (
Will the cancer moonshot work? Cancer experts cite need for money and data
Los Angeles Times / Posted 28 days ago
complicated goal. We're not lacking for ideas, we're not lacking for talent. (But) we're scaring away some of the talent. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health But cancer and biomedical research experts speaking Monday at... Read more

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