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Author Varmus, Harold
Title The art and politics of science / Harold Varmus
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009
book jacket
 Life Sci. LIB  WZ100 V287a 2009    AVAILABLE    30150100312450
 RCHSS Library  R154.V47 A3 2009    AVAILABLE    30560400592587
Edition 1st ed
Descript xii, 315 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Origins and beginnings -- From literature to medicine to science -- The first taste of scientific success -- Retroviruses and their replication cycle -- The RSV oncogene and its progenitor -- How proto-oncogenes participate in cancer -- Targeted therapies for human cancers -- Partnerships in science -- The road to Building One -- Being NIH director -- Priority setting -- Bad times and good times as NIH director -- Embryos, cloning, stem cells, and the promise of reprogramming -- Global science and global health -- Science publishing and science libraries in the Internet age
Subject Varmus, Harold
Medical scientists -- United States -- Biography
Nobel Prize winners -- United States -- Biography
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Varmus, Harold
National Institutes of Health (U.S.)
Science -- United States -- Personal Narratives
Health Policy -- United States -- Personal Narratives
Neoplasms -- therapy -- United States -- Personal Narratives
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