TITLE

Zerhouni seeks balance between science, politics

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/8/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 68, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25413940

 

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