Francis Collins

Summary

Area of work

The director of the NIH, he is best known for his role in the sequencing of the human genome, but he also has an interest on aging and longevity, and in progeria.

Affiliation

National Institutes of Health

Country

UNITED STATES United States (Show all researchers in this country)

Keywords

lamin type a, gilford progeria syndrome, genome-wide association study, genetic predisposition to disease, blood pressure, genetic variation, genome, progeria, hutchinson gilford progeria, single nucleotide polymorphism