francis collins

The Super Bowl of Neuroscience

October 12, 2009

This weekend, a swarm of brain scientists will descend upon Chicago for one of the world’s largest annualĀ  scientific meetings: Neuroscience 2009. More than 30,000 people will pack themselves into McCormick Place on the Near South Side to [Read more]

The passion of Francis Collins

July 12, 2009

Francis Collins, NIH chief nominee By Jeremy Manier This was a busy week for biomedical news. The National Institutes of Health got a new nominee for its director, Francis Collins; the NIH finalized new rules for funding of research on embryonic [Read more]