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Spring 2011 Issue: Volume 6 Number 1

Dr. Francis Collins

The Promise and Payoff of Rare Diseases Research

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health, led the successful
effort to complete the Human Genome Project, a complex multidisciplinary scientific enterprise to map
and sequence human DNA…Continue Reading, ‘The Promise and Payoff of Rare Diseases Research’