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NIH Scientist to Head IVI Institute in Korea

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Science  16 Apr 1999:
Vol. 284, Issue 5413, pp. 410
DOI: 10.1126/science.284.5413.410a

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SEOUL-- An epidemiologist at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been named the first director of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) in Seoul, Korea. The appointment of John Clemens to a 5-year term is a major step forward for the independent institute, founded in 1997 by the United Nations Development Program to research and promote vaccines in Asia.