Monday, October 1, 2012

Former NIH Director Discusses Record Low Success Rates

‘In a talk at the National Press Club entitled "What Impedes Cancer Research," Harold Varmus, Nobel laureate and former National Institutes of Health (NIH) director (1993-1999), discussed a range of obstacles to the field, including the complex biology of cancer and science budgets that haven't kept pace with inflation since 2001. Despite a wealth of new knowledge and tools, “The pace of research is slower than it could be and should be,” Varmus said.’ To read more, please click the link below:

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