Daily Archives: September 9, 2009

NIH Director Collins Has Music for Physician-Scientists' Ears

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At a town-hall style meeting with scientists, health advocates, and other “constituents” on Wednesday, Dr. Francis Collins, the new director of the National Institutes of Health, cast himself as a symphony conductor of sorts, hoping to “encourage the music to rise up in a way the whole world will hear.” That was part of a […]

UN Envoy Sampaio Making the Case for TB in DC

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This post is by Center Director Christine Lubinski:  Dr. Jorge Sampaio, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy to Stop TB and former President of Portugal, is in Washington this week to meet with key US government officials about the urgent need for enhanced U.S. leadership to battle global tuberculosis. Dr. Sampaio invited a small group of […]