Questions remain about the low-key director's handling of clinical research, Congress, and scientific misconduct
"Varmus has looked at NIH afresh from, I think, every perspective, both intra- and extramurally," says Samuel C. Silverstein, chairman of the physiology and cellular biophysics department at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and president of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB).
Some scientists and others maintain that NIH director Harold E. Varmus has given short shrift to...
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