NIH and NIDCD on Twitter
On May 7th, the director of the National Institutes of Health, Frances S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., posted a Twitter request that generated thousands of responses and retweets from researchers and members of the American public.
The May 7 tweet read:
A follow-up tweet posted by Dr. Collins later that day continued:
You can send your thoughts on the impact of the sequester on biomedical research to directly to Dr. Collins on Twitter using the hashtag #NIHSequesterImpact.
We’d also like to hear from you about how you think the sequester will impact the progress research in our core areas of: hearing, balance, taste, smell, speech, and language. You can reach us via Twitter or email us.
To follow Dr. Collins on Twitter, click here. You can follow the NIDCD (@NIDCD) on Twitter, or click here. For more information about Dr. Collins and the NIH, visit the NIH Director’s blog.
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