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AIDS Research Head to Retire From NIH

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Science  07 Apr 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5463, pp. 25-26
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5463.25a

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The widely respected, hyperkinetic overseer of the $2 billion AIDS research program at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, announced last week that he will retire from NIH on 1 September. Nathanson, a renowned viral epidemiologist, is credited with fostering cooperation among NIH institutes and boosting the AIDS vaccine research budget.