October 5, 2021
D.C. News
  • The National Institutes of Health announced that Director Francis Collins plans to step down by the end of the year. Collins has spent three decades at the agency, including 12 years at the helm under three consecutive presidents. He is the first presidentially appointed NIH director to serve in more than one administration and the longest-serving NIH director. (Press release here; Articles here, here, and here)