Harold Varmus |The Art and Politics of Science

Recorded Jul 14, 2009
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A Nobel Prize-winning cancer biologist, former director of the National Institutes of Health, president of the renowned Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and co-chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Harold Varmus knows The Art and Politics of Science. His new memoir provides a glimpse into the world of high stakes, big-budget science, and exposes the tensions between laboratory researchers and clinical investigators, scientists, and politicians.

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