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The Senate confirmed Francis Collins as the next director of the National Institutes of Health. "Dr. Collins is one of our generation's great scientific leaders. A physician and geneticist, Dr. Collins served as Director of the National Human Genome Research Institute, where he led the Human Genome Project to completion," HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says in a statement. "Dr. Collins will be an outstanding leader. Today is an exciting day for NIH and for science in this country."

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