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Klausner Quits NCI to Head New Institute

Science  14 Sep 2001:
Vol. 293, Issue 5537, pp. 1967
DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5537.1967a

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Richard Klausner, director of the National Cancer Institute, announced this week that he has resigned, effective at the end of the month. He will become the first director of a new philanthropic outfit in Washington, D.C., the Case Institute of Health Science and Technology, established with $100 million in support from America Online founder Steve Case and his wife, Jean Case.