NIH Director Francis Collins on His Agency’s Future and His Own

Great article about the National Institutes of Health from STAT

“I am sure I have met with more than 300 members of the Congress face-to-face, and had a conversation about what medical research is about right now, and how does it happen, and what are the most exciting developments — and I can’t think of a single one of those that went badly. That would include people whom you would think of as not necessarily friendly to any kind of government spending, but who, after a conversation, kind of get it: ‘Oh, this is something that government does that is really beneficial and that we should support.’”

 

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