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NIH Director advises Fogarty Fellows and Scholars

September / October 2016 | Volume 15, Number 5

Dr. Francis Collins interacts with a few early-career scientists during a busy conference

During the annual orientation and training of the Fogarty Fellows and Scholars, NIH Director Dr. Francis S. Collins offered advice to the early-career scientists. About 100 trainees will spend a year conducting a mentored research project in a low- or middle-income country. Topics of interest varied widely from gender-based violence and mental health, to cancer and cardiovascular disease, to infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, malaria and HIV/AIDS.

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