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People In The News

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Speculation that Former National Human Genome Research Institute Director Francis Collins is a frontrunner to become the next leader of the National Institutes of Health was spurred this week after Bloomberg News reported that an anonymous source said Collins is in the late stages of a screening process for the post. The news service cited "a person familiar with the process" as the source of the information.

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