News of the WeekResearch Funding

U.K.'s Biomedical Agency Gets a Parliamentary Tongue-Lashing

Science  28 Mar 2003:
Vol. 299, Issue 5615, pp. 1958-1959
DOI: 10.1126/science.299.5615.1958a

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Via your Institution

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


CAMBRIDGE, U.K.-- Britain's Medical Research Council, the main public funder of biomedical research, was forced to defend itself this week over charges ranging from making capricious funding decisions to inadequately consulting the research community over plans for the $70 million Biobank, a huge data repository on the genetics and lifestyle of the British population.