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President Barack Obama (right) with National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins (center) and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius during Obama's visit to NIH's Clinical Research Center on Sept. 30. In a speech, Obama discussed the importance of the $5 billion in NIH grants funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 that is intended to spur research into cancer, heart disease and other pressing health problems.