Dr. Francis Collins Confirmed as NIH Head

On Friday, August 7, the Senate unanimously confirmed the appointment of Francis Collins, MD, PhD, as the new director of the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Collins is both a physician and an expert in genetics.  He led the Human Genome Project to an early success in identifying and sequencing the 25,000 genes in the human…  Read More

C3 President Speaks at NIH Meeting on Expansion of ClinicalTrials.Gov

Carlea Bauman, President of C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition spoke today. April 20, 2009, at a public meeting called by the National Institutes of Health to hear input on expansion of its clinical trials registry. In calling for the ClinicalTrials.Gov database to include results of all clinical trials, Bauman said, C3:Colorectal Cancer Coalition is committed to providing…  Read More