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Army Vet James Gilman Named Chief Exec of NIH Clinical Research Center; Francis Collins Comments

The National Institutes of Health has appointed James Gilman, a retired U.S. Army major general, as the first CEO of NIH’s clinical research center in a move that takes effect January 2017. NIH said Friday Gilman will oversee the 870,000-square-foot research center located inside NIH’s campus in Bethesda, Maryland, and guide the facility’s safety and …

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NIH Selects UW-Madison’s Patricia Brennan as Director of National Library of Medicine

Patricia Flatley Brennan, a professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, has been appointed by National Institutes of Heath Director Francis Collins as the new director of the National Library of Medicine effective August. “Patti brings her incredible experience of having cared for patients as a practicing nurse, improved the lives of home-bound patients …

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NIH to Put $656M Toward Biomedical Big Data Research Initiative; Francis Collins Comments

The National Institutes of Health will invest about $656 million in a biomedical big data research initiative through 2020 to develop software and support a training program for data discovery. Program grantees will work to identify novel analytics to extract large volumes of data in order to improve human health, NIH said Oct. 9. “Mammoth data sets are emerging …

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