NIH Will Give Less and Demand More in 2010, New Leader Says

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President Obama speaks with Francis S. Collins, NIH director, in September before announcing stimulus money for medical research.
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One year ago, the nation's research universities were living large, with the National Institutes of Health handing out more than $10-billion in grant money from federal economic-stimulus funds. At the same time, the agency had no permanent leader...

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