Francis Collins

  • February 20, 2013  

    In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed a decade-long effort to map the activity of the brain. To understand the president’s plan and walk through the possible implications, Ray Suarez talks to Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, who would coordinate much of the project. Continue reading

  • May 15, 2012  

    As rates of Alzheimer’s Disease continue to jump in the U.S., HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Tuesday the first Congressionally mandated plan to help prevent and treat the disease. Margaret Warner discusses the details with NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins and Eric Hall, CEO of Alzheimer’s Foundation of America. Continue reading