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The Genius Who Helped Unlock the Human Genome Is Taking On the Opioid Crisis

Francis Collins, the gregarious 67-year-old who directs the National Institutes of Health, doesn't shy away from a challenge. Collins made a name for himself in the early 2000s when, as director of the Human Genome Project, he oversaw the completion of sequencing 3 billion genes. Show More Summary

We need a new NIH director: Column

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

Francis Collins is most definitely not pro-life, nor in the same leadership class as Trump.        

The Genetic Evolution of Adam and Eve

On June 26, 2000, in Washington, D.C., in the East Room of the White House, "the language of God was revealed." That's the way Francis Collins describes his experience that day as he stood next to President Bill Clinton for the public announcement that the Human Genome Project had produced a first draft of the human genome. Show More Summary

The Vatican is ‘All Words, No Action’ on Addressing Child Sex Abuse

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

When Pope Francis named two victims of clergy sexual abuse to a new Vatican commission on the protection of minors in 2014, some observers took it as a sign that the pope was getting serious about the issue. But Marie Collins says there was still som… Read The post The Vatican is ‘All Words, No Action’ on Addressing Child Sex Abuse appeared first on Towleroad.

Ex-member corrects, challenges Vatican over sex abuse board

2 months agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

The clash between a former member of Pope Francis’ sex abuse advisory board and the Vatican is heating up, as prominent Irish abuse survivor Marie Collins challenged a top Vatican cardinal over his claims that his office had cooperated with the commission.

Abuse Survivor Quits Pope's Commission in Disgust

A leading member of a group advising Pope Francis on how to root out sex abuse in the Catholic Church quit in frustration on Wednesday, citing "shameful" resistance within the Vatican. The sudden departure of Marie Collins, an outspoken...Show More Summary

Survivor quits Pope's panel on sex abuse

Marie Collins quit the panel set up by Pope Francis to protect minors form sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, citing a culture of resistance at the Vatican. Seth Doane spoke to Collins and joins CBSN from Rome.

Key member quits pope's child sex abuse panel

Marie Collins has resigned from Pope Francis' committee to protect children from sexual abuse by priests. A survivor herself, Collins said she encountered a culture of resistance from the Vatican. Seth Doane reports.

Sex abuse survivor quits pope's commission to protect minors

In massive public blow to Pope Francis' 3-year-old commission, Marie Collins accuses senior Vatican officials of "stonewalling" and failing to protect kids

Survivor Quits Pope's Panel On Sex Abuse, Citing 'Shameful' Resistance

3 months agoNews : The Two-Way

Marie Collins, who was the only survivor of abuse active on the panel, said Pope Francis was sincere in establishing the panel — but that others in the Vatican have refused to cooperate.

Victim quits pope's abuse panel, slams 'shameful' Vatican

Marie Collins, an Irish survivor of clerical sex abuse, resigned Wednesday from Pope Francis's child protection panel, accusing senior Vatican officials of "shameful" blocking of reforms approved by the pontiff. Collins's departure and...Show More Summary

Abuse survivor quits pope's commission citing 'shameful' resistance

ROME (Reuters) - Irish abuse victim Marie Collins said on Wednesday she had left a commission advising Pope Francis on how to root out sexual abuse of children by clergy, in a major embarrassment to the Holy See.

NIH Director Francis Collins to stay in his post for now

4 months agoHealth : The Checkup

The longtime director has said he wants to stay on during a Trump administration.

Francis Collins receives FASEB Award

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) presents its 2017 Public Service Award to Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., for his outstanding accomplishments in the communication of science. Show More Summary

The Medicalization of Public Health: “Precision Medicine” vs. “Precision Health”?

NIH Director Francis Collins Mike Magee Last week I was at a small, invitation only dinner in New York City, and left dejected and feeling “odd man out”. I saw the failure as mine alone – an inability to articulate succinctly, and in...Show More Summary

NIH director attracts autograph-seeking fans at the Nats game, because this is Washington

Hey, isn’t that… NIH director Francis Collins, signing baseballs at the Nats-Mets game after singing the national anthem Tuesday night? Only in Washington would a wonky geneticist attract Bryce Harper-levels of fandom. But Collins (looking after-work casual in khakis and a red Nats cap), politely obliged, shaking hands and chatting with his John Hancock-seekers. Collins got […]

Chimps Still Ill and Dying in Labs Long After NIH Retirement Decision

In November 2015, Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, announced that his agency would cease all support for invasive research on chimpanzees. It had already decreed in 2013 that it planned to retire all but a colony of 50 chimps, which had been set aside for future biomedical research. Show More Summary

'Mockingjay: Part 2": A Smoky, Grim Revolt Lacking In Fire

Directed by: Francis Lawrence; Runtime: 137 minutes Grade: B- The writing was on the wall as soon as the announcement was made: that the third book in Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games series, "Mockingjay", would be split into two films....Show More Summary

12 Famous Scientists On The Possibility Of God

When President Barack Obama nominated the Christian geneticist Francis Collins to head the National Institutes of Health in 2009, some American scientists questioned whether someone who professed a strong belief in God was qualifiedShow More Summary

Weights from Boston

Chris Traietti 186 vs Adam Collins 196 Brandon Montella 173 vs Devonte Hopkins 179 Matt Doherty 140 vs Rafael Francis 140 Antonio Chaves Fernandez 161 vs Greg Thomas 166 Venue: Boston Teacher’s Union Hall (180 Mt Vernon St), Boston, MA … Continue reading ? The post Weights from Boston appeared first on Boxing News.

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