News FocusAN INTERVIEW WITH ELIAS ZERHOUNI

Piloting High-Flying NIH to a Soft Landing

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Science  27 Sep 2002:
Vol. 297, Issue 5590, pp. 2197-2198
DOI: 10.1126/science.297.5590.2197

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In an interview last week with Science, new National Institutes of Health chief Elias Zerhouni outlined his goals. He said he aims to make sure that biomedical research results are translated into public health benefits while taking pains to explain that that does not mean less attention to basic research. Science offers a transcript of questions and answers, edited for brevity and clarity.