CHARLES A. SANDERS, Member of the President's Committee of Advisers on Science and Technology

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Charles Sanders's 40-year career in science has run the gamut in the public and private sectors. A cardiologist by practice, he has been a physician, teacher, and hospital administrator, formerly serving as a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and general director of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He has also been a leader in the pharmaceutical industry, having been vice chairman of the Squibb Corp., Princeton, N.J., and chairman and CEO of Glaxo Inc., Durham, N.C.

Sanders has first-hand knowledge of the heavy commitment of the pharmaceutical industry to biomedical research. He says: "The academic establishment has been...

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