1:2:1 Podcast

Francis Collins on the National Institutes of Health

In this wide-ranging discussion, Francis Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health, shares his thoughts on the agency's stimulus funding, the not-so-easy task of securing additional funds for the agency's FY 2011 budget, and groundbreaking stem cell and cancer research being funded through the Recovery Act. He also discusses the results of his own genetics testing, and white-knuckling it with Stephen Colbert.

Length: 26 mins. 20 sec.