Collins stepping down as NIH director

Collins stepping down as NIH director

NIH Director Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, who has served under three U.S. presidents, will step down from the position by the end of the year, according to an agency press release.During Collins’ 12-year tenure, he oversaw many efforts to combat opioid use disorder, rare diseases and the COVID-19 pandemic. He also started the All of Us Research Program, which will utilize health data from hundreds of thousands of Americans to enhance disease prevention and treatment efforts; the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies Initiative, which aims to comprehend the causesRead More

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