How Does Your Brain Score? Take the Staying Sharp Brain Health Assessment

 

Researcher Dr. Francis Collins to Head NIH

A True Renaissance Man

Researcher Dr. Francis Collins was a prime mover in mapping the human genome. We talked with him about that effort, and his bountiful life, in October, 2007. In July, 2009 he was nominated by President Obama to be head of the National Institutes of Health.

 MORE ON THIS STORY:


  • In July, 2008, Dr. Collins won AARP's Andrus Award, named after the organization's founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus.
  • At that time, AARP created a short film in tribute to Dr. Collins
  • Watch a segment about "Dr. DNA" from the "My Generation" television program

Join the Discussion

0 | Add Yours

Please leave your comment below.

You must be logged in to leave a comment.

Next Article

Read This