Latest Francis Collins Stories

2010-11-03 14:55:09

A team led by researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has captured the most comprehensive snapshot to date of DNA regions that regulate genes in human pancreatic islet cells, a subset of which produces insulin.

2010-10-21 00:00:39

NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins to Give Keynote Speech at American Society of Human Genetics 60th Annual Meeting Dr.

2010-05-19 09:51:00

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Drug Development Model Spawns More Than 30 Promising Therapies BETHESDA, Md., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis S.

2010-04-02 07:40:00

With the 10th anniversary of the human genome's discovery, experts continue to pour time and money into research hoping to deliver on promises of a medical renaissance.

2010-02-10 20:09:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health and recipient of the nation's highest scientific honors, will address the National Press Club at a February 26 Speaker Luncheon.

2009-12-02 13:55:00

The government approved on Wednesday the use of the first 13 batches of embryonic stem cells for federally funded research under relaxed restrictions announced by President Barack Obama in March.

2009-10-08 09:30:00

Historic Time in Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis as Promising Drugs Reach Phase 3 Trials BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Francis S.

2009-10-01 05:40:00

President Barack Obama unveiled on Wednesday a plan to invest $5 billion on medical and scientific research, medical supplies and upgrading laboratory capacity, something he said would create tens of thousands of new jobs over the next two years.

2009-07-10 19:36:00

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council for American Medical Innovation today applauded President Obama's appointment of renowned geneticist Dr.

2009-07-09 16:57:00

WASHINGTON, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President of the American Chemical Society, Thomas H.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.