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Submission + - Is Francis Collins a good choice to lead the NIH?

TimFenn writes: Since the Obama administration appointed Francis Collins to run the NIH on July 8, scientists have been arguing whether appointing a evangelical christian was a good choice (also, his discussion with Richard Dawkins is insightful). Further, the NIH faces several challenges, from how to improve peer review to grant/funding allocation concerns. Is Francis Collins the right scientist for the job?
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Is Francis Collins a good choice to lead the NIH?

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