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NIH may be spared from sequestration, Cardin says

The Maryland Democrat fielded questions from National Institutes of Health employees at a town-hall meeting at the agency's Bethesda headquarters.

Tags: NIH , Ben Cardin , Maryland , workforce , budget , science , medicine , Senate , Emily Kopp , outsourcing , travel restrictions , sequestration

Thursday - 04/02/2015, 01:09pm EDT

Leaders speak on mission and making a difference

How are government executives meeting mission and making a difference? What are government executives doing to make a difference in the face of fiscal and budgetary realities? Join host Michael Keegan he explores these questions and more with former and current government leaders: Dr. Francis Collins, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Michael Astrue, Kathleen Merrigan, Linda Gibbs and a host of others for a Special Edition of The Business of Government Hour - Leaders Speak - A CONVERSATION on Meeting Mission and Making A Difference.

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , Anthony Fauci , Michael Astrue , Kathleen Merrigan , Linda Gibbs

Friday - 09/05/2014, 11:50am EDT

Conversation with Authors: Professor Harry Lambright

Conversation with Authors: Professor Harry Lambright on Leaders and Leadership - Lessons from Robert Gates, Francis Collins, and NASA Administrators

Tags: IBM Center for the Business of Government , Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , Harry Lambright , NIH , NASA , DoD , Robert Gates

Friday - 08/29/2014, 09:16am EDT

Federal Drive Show Blog - February 6, 2014

On the Federal Drive show blog, you can listen to our interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day, as well as links to other stories and resources we discuss.

Tags: Federal Drive , Tom Temin , Emily Kopp , Jason Miller , Jared Serbu , Joe Petrillo , Seth Harris

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 09:17am EST

Managing and Overseeing Research at NIH

Dr. Collins oversees the work of the largest supporter of biomedical research in the world, spanning the spectrum from basic to clinical research.

Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Tags: management , Business of Government Hour ,

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:59pm EST

NIH director voices concerns about sequestration

National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins and members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee subcommittee on Health shared concern about effects of potential sequestration on the agency, specifically in the area of funding grants.

Tags: NIH , House Energy and Commerce Committee , Congress , sequestration , NCATS , Esther Carey ,

Friday - 06/22/2012, 08:01pm EDT

White House, agencies commit $200M to solving 'big data' quandary

Federal technology leaders unveiled an initiative to develop better ways of harnessing the rapidly growing volume of increasingly complicated data sets, known as big data. The push is led by a joint solicitation from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to develop the core technologies for reigning in big data. All told, six federal departments and agencies will take part in the program committing more than $200 million in research-and-development investments.

Tags: NIH , DoD , DARPA , Energy , USGS , NSF , OSTP , John Holdren , Subra Suresh , Marcia McNutt

Thursday - 03/29/2012, 08:53pm EDT

National Institutes of Health

August 19th, 2009

The new Director of the National Institutes of Health is in place he offered an outline of five themes of opportunity he sees at NIH.

Tags: Technology , Meeting Mission and Goals , NIH ,

Wednesday - 08/19/2009, 03:28pm EDT

Chip that mimics human cells could advance next medical breakthrough

The National Institutes of Health Director, Dr. Francis Collins, joined the Federal Drive with Tom Temin and Amy Morris to explain a partnership between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration.

Tags: NIH , FDA , DARPA , biomedical research , national center for advancing translational scienc , Federal Drive , national center for advancing translational scienc , national center for advancing translational scienc

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 10:35am EDT

Chief Executive praises the work, and workers, of the National Institutes of Health

Scientific research does more than just save lives. The work also creates jobs. That, at least, is what the Obama Administration is banking on, as the President toured a lab at the National Institutes of Health, and heralded $5 billion dollars in government grants to fight cancer, autism, and heart disease.

Tags: mngt , NIH , Barack Obama ,

Thursday - 10/01/2009, 07:13am EDT
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