Varmus relaunches NIH degree proposal

Wadman, Meredith
June 1999
Nature;6/10/1999, Vol. 399 Issue 6736, p509
Academic Journal
Discusses a proposal for the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) to award degrees and establish a doctoral program in disease-oriented integrative biology. Proposal advocated by NIH director Harold Varmus; Opposition to the idea from an NIH advisory committee; Concerns about a glut of life scientists; Proposal presented by Michael Gottesman; Supporters of the idea.


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