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Chancellor Quits After Research Shutdown

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Science  24 Sep 1999:
Vol. 285, Issue 5436, pp. 2047
DOI: 10.1126/science.285.5436.2047b

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Already reeling from a federal suspension of its clinical research, the University of Illinois, Chicago, got another jolt this month: the sudden resignation of its chancellor, David Broski, on 9 September. Broski appears to be the third--and highest ranking--school official to fall in the course of a simmering 2-year conflict involving the university's Institutional Review Boards, which review research proposals that involve human subjects.