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Science  05 Apr 2002:
Vol. 296, Issue 5565, pp. 24-25
DOI: 10.1126/science.296.5565.24

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Elias Zerhouni has spent 27 years at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore building a reputation as a creative thinker and adept manager. Those skills will be sorely tested as the Algerian-born radiologist, nominated last week by President George W. Bush to be the next director of the National Institutes of Health, prepares to lead an agency nearing the end of an extraordinary 5-year run, during which its budget will have doubled to a projected $27.3 billion in 2003.