Francis Collins

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Name: Francis Collins
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Holy grail' of medical study

Inside an otherwise ordinary office building in Lower Manhattan, government-funded scientists have begun collecting and connecting together terabytes of patient medical records in what may be one of the most radical projects in health care ever attem ... [Published Journal-Gazette - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Barbara Shelly: Would you share your DNA info to advance medicine?

The provocative question of how "big data" will affect medicine and patient privacy is getting a lot of attention at the National Institutes of Health.Everyone recognizes the potential. Physicians are mining DNA data to assess how a certain drug might ... [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Harmless pot? New marijuana study shows brain damage in those 18-25

With two states now legalizing recreational pot, and more to follow, recent opinion polls show the public thinks that pot is less dangerous to your health than sugar, according to a recent Wall Street Journal poll . A new study of those 18 to 25 challenges ... [Published PJStar.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Even Casual Marijuana Use Causes Brain Abnormalities

Image: ShutterstockEven casually smoking marijuana can cause abnormalities in the developing brain, according to the results of a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health.High-resolution MRI scans of the brains of adults between the ages ... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sen. Moran Receives Champion of Science Award, Hosts NIH Director in Kansas

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF U.S. SENATOR JERRY MORAN (KANSAS) MANHATTAN, KAN. – U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (R-Kan.), Ranking Member on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies, this ... [Published FOX 14 TV - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

NIH director talks about one and done at KU — for flu shots Bioscience discussion also covers NIH

This is my hidden content! It will appear in ThickBox when the link is clicked. Posted on Share the post "NIH director talks about one and done at KU — for flu shotsBioscience discussion also covers NIH funding, drug development" Mike Sherry — That annual ... [Published KCPT Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. biomedical research is overcrowded and underfunded, critics say

Two researchers look at data at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Cambridge, Mass. Critics say that the biomedical research field has too many scientists and not enough jobs. Photo by Flickr user Novartis AGThe U.S. biomedical research field ... [Published PBS - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Would you share your DNA info to advance medicine?

The provocative question of how “big data” will affect medicine and patient privacy is getting a lot of attention at the National Institutes of Health.Everyone recognizes the potential. Physicians are mining DNA data to assess how a certain drug might ... [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Moran receives award for support of research

_ Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Lilttle presented U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran with a national award for his support of science research at the Dole Institute of Politics on Monday April 14, 2014. Although he belongs to a party lately focused on reducing government, ... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

NIH Effort Seeks New Use for Failed Drugs: Collins

April 11 (Bloomberg) -- Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, talks about an effort to find new uses for drugs that have failed in clinical trials. Speaking at a breakfast sponsored by Bloomberg Government in Washington, Collins ... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

KU Chancellor to present science advocacy award to Sen. Jerry Moran

_ On Monday U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran will receive the Champion of Science Award from the nonprofit Science Coalition at the Dole Institute of Politics.Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will present the award, which recognizes U.S. lawmakers ... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 2 reports

NIH Director Ignores Proposed Funding Based On HHS Goals In Budget Request

Francis Collins tells a House Appropriations subcommittee that a proposed decrease in NIH funding going toward “advancing scientific knowledge and innovation” will not affect how grants and research dollars are allocated. ... [Published Health News Daily - Mar 26 2014]

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...Institutes of Health, told USA Today that it is already known that regular use by adolescents lowers IQ by about 10 points, with lifelong impact. "perhaps it would be better if, before we plunged into this, there was a little bit more recognition of that particular consequence" Collins said.%3Cimg%20src%3D%22http%3A//beacon.deseretconnect.com/beacon.gif%3Fcid%3D162664%26pid%3D46%22%2

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KY's Operation UNITE oganizes national Rx Abuse... [Published Louisville Courier-Journal - Apr 19 2014]
‘You Must Have the Courage of Your Convictions’... [Published Pacific Standard - Apr 18 2014]
Where the World Connects: Annual Milken Institu... [Published PR inside - Apr 17 2014]
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Barbara Shelly: Would you share your DNA info t... [Published Merced Sun-Star - Apr 17 2014]
Harmless pot? New marijuana study shows brain d... [Published PJStar.com - Apr 16 2014]
Sen. Moran Receives Champion of Science Award, ... [Published FOX 14 TV - Apr 16 2014]
NIH director talks about one and done at KU — f... [Published KCPT Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
Marijuana Use Does Cause Brain Damage [Published The Guardian Express - Apr 16 2014]
Even Casual Marijuana Use Causes Brain Abnormal... [Published Motherboard Magazine - Apr 15 2014]
Would you share your DNA info to advance medicine? [Published KansasCity.com - Apr 15 2014]
U.S. biomedical research is overcrowded and und... [Published PBS - Apr 15 2014]
Eliminating the Impossible: Can a Scientist bel... [Published ABC Online - Apr 15 2014]
Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little presents Sena... [Published University Daily Kansan - Apr 15 2014]
Moran receives award for support of research [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 14 2014]
Senator, NIH director stress importance of biom... [Published Business First of Buffalo - Apr 14 2014]
9 Groundbreaking Scientists Who Happened to Be ... [Published Relevant Magazine - Apr 11 2014]
Alzheimer’s therapy may come from effort to rev... [Published Santa Fe New Mexican - Apr 11 2014]
NIH Effort Seeks New Use for Failed Drugs: Collins [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 11 2014]
Here's what you need to know about devastation ... [Published al.com - Apr 10 2014]
The NIH Says Yes, Weed Eases Anxiety [Published Motherboard Magazine - Apr 10 2014]
Moran to receive science award [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Apr 10 2014]
We Have Done It Before, and We Must Do It Again [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
KU Chancellor to present science advocacy award... [Published Lawrence Journal-World - Apr 09 2014]
Chancellor to present national science advocacy... [Published University of Kansas - Apr 09 2014]
Simple blood test may detect solid cancer tumors [Published San Francisco Chronicle - Apr 09 2014]
Children’s Inn at NIH ‘Evening for Hope’ Event ... [Published WashingtonExec - Apr 08 2014]
Why Facts Matter: Science Is Not an Opinion [Published Huffington Post - Apr 08 2014]
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Status of Retired NIH Chimpanzees [Published Senator Tom Harkin - YouTube Channel - Apr 02 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=73540glKdvk&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Status of Retired NIH Chimpanzees Dr. Francis Collins, MD, Ph.D, and director of the National Institutes ...
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