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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

NIH Director Sings "The Sequestration Blues"

Sequestration and its effect on health research are hardly light-hearted topics for conversation. But to set the stage at the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Award Ceremony last May, Francis S. Collins, MD, PhD, director of the National Institutes of Health, found one way to inject some levity into the discussion. Watch here as Dr. Collins introduces the first annual Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences, awarded to Ruslan Medzhitov, MD, and then sings a self-accompanied rendition of “The Sequestration Blues”:

Read Neurology Today's past coverage of sequestration and neurology research here: