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January 6, 2004
Vol. LVI, No. 1

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Jenkins, Copeland To Give Mider Lecture, Jan. 14

NIDDK's Daly Delivers NIH Director's Lecture, Jan. 21

NIA, NLM Launch
Senior Health Web Site

Howard Students Hear
About NCI Opportunities

News Briefs

New Appointments



Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

NIH Record Archives


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The NIH Record

'Don't Believe Everything in Papers'
Zerhouni Defends NIH at Third
Town Hall Meeting

By Rich McManus

During his first 18 months here, Dr. Elias Zerhouni has consistently championed NIH as a stellar organization of committed employees. But at his third Town Hall meeting since being named director, he was even more ardent in his defense of NIH as a keeper of the public trust as he answered a series of public controversies that arose during 2003, including congressional concern about NIH grants that address sexual behavior and drug use, and about outside consulting arrangements that some employees have with private industry.
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More Than Sum of Parts
New NIGMS Director Berg Sees Interdisciplinary Future for Research, Training

By Dan Hogan

Dr. Jeremy Berg holds wire
model of nucleosome core particle,
one of many models he has made.

Dr. Jeremy M. Berg became director of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences in November, after serving most recently as director of the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences and professor and director of the department of biophysics and biophysical chemistry at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The following interview with him took place after his first month on the job.
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