Francis Collins

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Francis Collins has served as the Director of the United States National Institutes of Health since August 17, 2009. Previously he led the Human Genome Project.

Education[edit | edit source]

  • B.S. in chemistry from the University of Virginia
  • Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Yale University
  • M.D. with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Awards[edit | edit source]

  • Member of the Institute of Medicine
  • Member of National Academy of Sciences
  • 2007, Presidential Medal of Freedom
  • 2009, National Medal of Science
  • 2010, Co-recipient of the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research.

Talks and interviews[edit | edit source]

  • In November 2015 Dr Collins appeared on the Charlie Rose show and reiterated his view of the seriousness of ME/CFS and the need to increase investment in research.[1]

NIH Director's blog[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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