American geneticist and director of the National Institutes of Health
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Francis Sellers Collins is an American physician-geneticist who discovered the genes associated with a number of diseases and led the Human Genome Project. He is director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, Maryland, United States.
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NIH director: Large-scale vaccine testing in JulyThe head of the National Institutes of Health says several COVID-19 vaccines currently in testing look promising. NIH Director Francis Collins says one or two will be ready to begin large-scale testing..
U.S. needs better technology to test for COVID-19: top health officialSenior U.S. health official Francis Collins told a Senate hearing on Thursday that the country needs better diagnostic testing technology to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
NIH chief Francis Collins on COVID-19 Best response one people would find 'too drastic'National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins says the U.S. needs to take a coronavirus approach that most people would find 'too drastic.'
N.I.H. Head Calls for End to All-Male Panels of ScientistsFrancis Collins pledged to decline to speak at conferences that do not include enough women in prominent speaking roles.