Ugandan Scientist Who Chaired President Museveni’s Anti-Homosexuality Committee Runs HIV Project Funded by CDC

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UPDATE: I have updated the title of this post to reflect new information from the National Institutes of Health. According to NIH spokesperson, Renate Myles, the CDC funds the grant led by Jane Aceng, not the NIH. Myles wrote:NIH does not fund this grant.  The grant referenced in your blog was awarded by the CDC.  Please correct your post since it is causing quite a bit of confusion.  NIH Reporter includes data files on research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Ce … [Read more...]

Francis Collins to head National Institutes of Health

Those who have been reading awhile know I have not been President Barack Obama's biggest fan. However, he hit a home run with his choice of Francis Collins to head the NIH.President Obama on Wednesday nominated Dr. Francis S. Collins, a pioneering geneticist who led the government’s successful effort to sequence the human genome, as head of the National Institutes of Health.Dr. Francis S. Collins, leader of the federal human genome project, was selected to head the National Institutes o … [Read more...]


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