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On the eve of his inauguration, president-elect Donald Trump has decided to retain Francis Collins as director of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) — at least temporarily.

Collins has been “held over by the Trump administration”, NIH spokesperson Renate Myles said in a 19 January statement. It is not clear whether Trump will formally reappoint Collins, or whether Collins will stay in his job only until Trump appoints a permanent director. The president-elect is set to take office on 20 January.

Myles directed further questions about Collins’s status to the Trump transition team. “We truly do not have any additional details,” she said. The transition team did not respond to a request for comment.

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