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Science  24 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5926, pp. 449
DOI: 10.1126/science.324_449a

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A new nonprofit foundation started by Jeffrey Skoll, the billionaire founding president of eBay, has lured physician and epidemiologist Larry Brilliant away from, the Internet company's philanthropic arm. Brilliant spoke with Science on 16 April. His comments have been edited for brevity.