Francis Collins

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Name: Francis Collins
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Pastor Talk: Creation speaks, but can you hear the message?

I like watching fireworks on the Fourth of July. There are so many variations and shapes and colors. You hear a boom and then you wait expectantly to see what the next burst will be like. When you sit in a crowd there are a lot of voices saying together ... [Published Oroville Mercury-Register - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

NIH Calls for $4.5 Billion for BRAIN Initiative

In June, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) called for $4.5 billion in new federal funding over 10 years—beginning in Fiscal 2016—for research as part of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.The ambitious ... [Published Psychiatric News - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Connected Age: Big Data & Data Visualization

Welcome to the world of Big Data. In health care, we amass a lot of data from various sources. Francis Collins (2014), director of the National Institutes of Health, describes a mountain of data consisting ... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Biotech has a long way to go

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen should stick to her day job rather than prognosticate on biotech stocks. Statements like the one she made in her semi-annual Monetary Policy Report prepared for Congress this week, in which Yellen remarked that ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

NIH to provide longer term grants for investigators

NIH is introducing longer-term grants to provide "more sustained support" to investigators than the agency's historical, project-based grants. In a blog post, Director Francis Collins and Deputy Director for Extramural Research Sally Rockey said long ... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Frequently Asked Questions on Genetics & Mental Illness

Can you inherit mental illness?The causes of mental illness are complex and not completely understood. They involve an interplay of genes and environment, which includes the environment of the womb as a fetus develops, as well as biochemical changes during ... [Published Psych Central - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Director of the NIH, Dr. Francis Collins Delivers at X-STEM [USA Science and Engineering Festival: The Blog]

On April 24, 2014, an exclusive group of visionaries presented to over 4,000 students at the USA Science & Engineering Festival’s inaugural X-STEM Symposium sponsored by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune . The all day event included interactive ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

7/14/2014 NIH Plans 12-Year, $4.5 Billion Brain Mapping and Research Initiative

by Kurt SamsonThe National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced it will seek $4.5 billion for a major brain research initiative through fiscal year (FY) 2025 to develop, validate, and integrate new technologies to map neuronal circuits, and measure ... [Published Neurology Today - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

BRAIN Initiative: Understanding the Human Brain Starts With Technological Innovation

AAMC Reporter: June 2014—By Kim Krisberg, special to the ReporterLast year, President Obama launched a concentrated effort to solve what is, perhaps, the greatest scientific mystery of all: How does the human brain work?The Brain Research through Advancing ... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

How drinking affects your microbes, how teachers can learn grit, the future of love and much more

Rob Knight introduced us to the American Gut Project at TED2014. This week, they released some fascinating findings. Photo: James Duncan Davidson Here, a look at just a few members of the TED community making headlines this week. Rob Knight’s American ... [Published TED Blog - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

The Devastation Thatâs Really Happening in Colorado

President Obama visited Denver this week, was offered marijuana, and laughed. His administration made possible the open marketing and use of marijuana in Colorado and Washington state by directing that federal law not be enforced. The president is joined ... [Published Hudson Institute - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Francis Collins on Horizons in Biomedicine

| In an oped in the , Francis Collins gives his view of the "broad horizon" before biomedical research today. He predicts opportunities in microbiomes, a universal flu vaccine, and calls the human brain the "final frontier" in biomedicine. ... [Published Bio-IT World - Jul 10 2014]

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"We're poised for real advances here," said National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins, in a video accompanying the announcement. "i'm impatient. but that impatience is now being met with results."
"mental illness is poised to jump into the zone of real progress" Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said in a video statement

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Pastor Talk: Creation speaks, but can you hear ... [Published Oroville Mercury-Register - Jul 25 2014]
NIH Calls for $4.5 Billion for BRAIN Initiative [Published Psychiatric News - Jul 25 2014]
The Connected Age: Big Data & Data Visualization [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Jul 24 2014]
NIH’s Formula for Innovation: People + Ideas + ... [Published Government Executive - Jul 24 2014]
Will 3-D Printing Revolutionize Medicine? [Published KTVU - Jul 23 2014]
We Are Now At A Major Turning Point In Understa... [Published Business Insider - Jul 23 2014]
Schizophrenia Study, Cash Jump-Start Psych Rese... [Published NBCNews.com - Jul 23 2014]
New funds jump-start mental illness research [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 23 2014]
Philanthropist Donates $650 Million for Psychia... [Published LiveScience.com - Jul 22 2014]
How Might New Neurons Buffer Against Stress? [Published NIMH - Jul 19 2014]
Valley fever documentary airs across the country [Published Calaveras Enterprise - Jul 18 2014]
Biotech has a long way to go [Published Boston Globe - Jul 18 2014]
From anthrax to bird flu the dangers of lax sec... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
From anthrax to bird flu – the dangers of lax s... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
NIH to provide longer term grants for investiga... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 18 2014]
NIH Plans 12-Year, $4.5 Billion Effort to Map B... [Published Neurology Today - Jul 18 2014]
Frequently Asked Questions on Genetics & Mental... [Published Psych Central - Jul 17 2014]
Update on the Found Vials: There Weren’t 6; The... [Published Wired News - Jul 17 2014]
Director of the NIH, Dr. Francis Collins Delive... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 16 2014]
The Carolina way [Published Business North Carolina - Jul 16 2014]
7/14/2014 NIH Plans 12-Year, $4.5 Billion Brain... [Published Neurology Today - Jul 15 2014]
Why Does the University of Washington Still Sur... [Published Care2 - Jul 14 2014]
Viewpoints: Hasty Congressional Response To Hob... [Published Capital Times - Jul 14 2014]
CDC says it improperly sent dangerous pathogens... [Published West Hawaii Today - Jul 12 2014]
BRAIN Initiative: Understanding the Human Brain... [Published Association of American Medical Colleges - Jul 12 2014]
CDC closes bioterror, flu labs after mishandlin... [Published Denver Post - Jul 12 2014]
Biggest Mistake Drug, Supplement Researchers Ma... [Published Nutritional Outlook - Jul 12 2014]
Virus in Found Tubes of Smallpox Is Viable [Published Wired News - Jul 12 2014]
How drinking affects your microbes, how teacher... [Published TED Blog - Jul 12 2014]
Grad literally makes mark on White House [Published University College Cork - Jul 11 2014]
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Director of the NIH, Dr. Francis Collins Delive... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Jul 16 2014]
On April 24, 2014, an exclusive group of visionaries presented to over 4,000 students at the USA Science & Engineering Festival’s inaugural X-STEM Symposium sponsored by Northrop Grumman Foundation and MedImmune . The all day event included interactive ...
How drinking affects your microbes, how teacher... [Published TED Blog - Jul 12 2014]
Rob Knight introduced us to the American Gut Project at TED2014. This week, they released some fascinating findings. Photo: James Duncan Davidson Here, a look at just a few members of the TED community making headlines this week. Rob Knight’s American ...
NIH, Patients and Industry Ramp Up to AMP-lify ... [Published I Am Biotech - Jun 26 2014]
Speakers at Wednesday’s BIO 2014 Super Session – AMP-lifying Innovation: NIH, Patient Organizations & Leading Biopharma Firms Mobilize to Tackle Tough Diseases – discussed the new Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) program, which is aimed at ...
Stop Shrinking Investment in BasicResearch! [Published I Am Biotech - Jun 24 2014]
In 2007, the Napier and Lane families struggled to find answers to their daughters’ developmental problems, which included impaired communication and socialization skills. Both of the girls had a disorder so rare that it subsequently became identified ...
Feting the Common Fund [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Jun 23 2014]
Francis Collins says the Common Fund is making a difference — just look at the Microbiome Project. read more ...
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KEY MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES AT THE 2014 NF FORUM/CO... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jun 06 2014]
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