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  • Fiscal Year 2009 National Institutes of Health Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2009 National Institutes of Health Budget

    Witnesses testified on the fiscal year 2009 budget for programs of the National Institutes of Health. They talked about ongoing research projects, opportunities for future research, costs…

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  • Genetic Discrimination
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    Genetic Discrimination

    Francis Collins talked about the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act and the public policy implications of expanding use of genetic information. On Thursday, April 24, 2008, the…

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  • Health Care and Personalized Medicine
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    Health Care and Personalized Medicine

    Participants spoke to reporters about genomic research and personalized medicine, which tailored medical treatments to individuals based on their unique genetic profile. Following their…

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  • emThe Language of Godem
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    The Language of God

    Francis Collins talked about his book, The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief, published by Free Press. Dr. Collins, a scientist, described his conversion from…

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  • Human Genome Project
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    Human Genome Project

    Dr. Francis Collins talked about the history of federal efforts to map the human genome, interagency and private cooperation on the project, various models and approaches to genome…

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  • National Institutes of Health Budget
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    National Institutes of Health Budget

    Witnesses testified about disease prevention, health promotion, and the fiscal year budget for the National Institutes of Health.

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  • Human Genome Forum
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    Human Genome Forum

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  • Human Genome
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    Human Genome

    Scientists and other officials spoke to reporters about the first official reports on the human genome sequence. Among the topics they addressed were the number of human genes, the history…

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  • Human Genome Sequencing
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    Human Genome Sequencing

    Scientists talked with reporters about their near completion of research to identify all parts of the human DNA structure, also called the human genome. This detailed information may…

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  • Human Genome Sequencing
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    Human Genome Sequencing

    President Clinton announced the completion of the mapping of the human genome. Prime Minister Blair joined the conference via satellite from London. They praised the scientists involved in…

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  • Human Genome Research
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    Human Genome Research

    Administration officials briefed reporters on the Human Genome Project, a research collaboration between federal and private researchers to sequence the entire human genome. They announced…

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  • Genetic Discrimination
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    Genetic Discrimination

    After an event with the president, Representative Louise Slaughter and others talked about the importance of protecting people from health insurance discrimination based on their genetic…

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  • George Washington University Commencement
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    George Washington University Commencement

    During an outdoor ceremony, Mr. Price, Mr. Lichtenstein, Mr. Collins, Mr. Rabin, Ms. Edelman and Chief Justice Rehnquist received honorary degrees. They also spoke briefly to the graduates.

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