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Dr. Francis Collins, scientist and Christian, to step down as NIH head

Oct 5, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health and an outspoken Christian, announced Tuesday that he will step... Read more

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Catholic bioethicist laments HHS removal of restrictions on fetal tissue research

May 6, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A Catholic bioethicist has repeated his objection to the Biden administration’s decision that the National Institutes of Health no longer... Read more

NIH reverses restrictions on fetal tissue research

Apr 16, 2021

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Friday announced it will not require ethics boards to review federally-funded research proposals... Read more

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US bishops 'applaud' Trump administration over fetal tissue research decision

Aug 21, 2020

The U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee praised the Trump administration on Thursday after a new federal ethics advisory board recommended against... Read more

Francis Collins.

NIH head Francis Collins wins Templeton Prize for witness to faith and science

May 20, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

A scientist on the front lines of developing a vaccine for COVID-19 today was selected as the recipient of this... Read more

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NIH issues new guidelines for funding research on aborted fetal tissue

Jul 29, 2019

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have issued new guidelines with restrictions for scientists seeking federal grants to use tissue... Read more