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February 3, 2004
Vol. LVI, No. 3

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Fat Is a Stubborn Foe, Columbia's Leibel Reports

Verfaillie To Deliver NIH Director's Lecture, Feb. 11 in Masur

New Ways To Enter the Campus Debut

Storm Water Management Project Generates 'Field of Streams'

Career Center Web Site Launched

Intern Program Seeks New Recruits

News Briefs


Study Subjects Sought

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'Tangible Benefits Not Created in a Vacuum'
Zerhouni Discusses Principles of Collaboration at 87th ACD Meeting

By Carla Garnett

When the advisory committee to the director (ACD) last met in June 2003, NIH director Dr. Elias Zerhouni described for them his ambitious Roadmap for Medical Research initiative, which embodies the concept of team science. At the most recent ACD meeting on Jan. 12, he expressed great satisfaction that the fall 2003 public rollout of his three-pronged research strategy had been widely reported and enthusiastically received.
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Admission to 'A Circle of Trust'
King Program Features Stimulating Conversation

By Rich McManus

Dr. Dorothy Height gives perspective
on civil rights movement.

Masur Auditorium was transformed into a family living room Jan. 15 as NIH observed the 75th birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., with an intimate conversation between civil rights movement legends Dr. Dorothy Height and Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), both of whom knew and worked with Dr. King. Moderating the discussion — in the manner of Brian Lamb conducting Booknotes interviews on C-SPAN — was NICHD deputy director Dr. Yvonne Maddox, who elicited moving testimony from the special guests, both of whom have published memoirs.
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