Zerhouni seeks balance between science, politics

Young, Jeffrey
June 2007
Hill;6/8/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 68, p8
An interview with Elias Zerhouni, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is presented. Zerhouni discussed on the challenges that the flat NIH budget presents, after undergoing increases from 1998 to 2003. He also talked about the difficulty to balance his position as a representative of U.S. President George W. Bush with his responsibility to bring out NIH's research goals, and also on political pressures from the U.S. administration.


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