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The NCATS 'Swamp'

In the Pipeline's Derek Lowe weighs in on NIH's proposed National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, saying he’s concerned about Francis Collins' seemingly "gene-o-centric" view — particularly that the NIH director wants the new center to focus on the "black box that is the central nervous system." Lowe wonders how NCATS would take on this lofty task.

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