Tag: Francis Collins

Melanoma Research Progress At Stake in Washington Brinksmanship

27 September 2013 In News

When you live and work in Washington, D.C., it’s easy to forget that most people don’t follow bills as they move through the legislative process or have Senate Sub-Committee homepages bookmarked in their browsers.  Most people are moving forward with their daily lives, despite whatever Congressional posturing or scandal is...

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NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins Explains Why Redheads are at Risk for Melanoma

4 September 2013 In News

A new blog entry by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Dr. Francis Collins offers a great explanation of recent research findings that are starting to unravel the mystery of why redheads are more susceptible to melanoma. According to Dr. Collins,  the research was supported by NIH funding.

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