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NIH Record  
Vol. LXI, No. 14
  July 10, 2009
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Epidemiology Studies Prone to Buffeting by Politics, Uncertainty
  Epidemiologist Dr. Leon Gordis (r) accepts the Gordon Lecture plaque from Dr. Barry Kramer, NIH associate director for disease prevention.
  Epidemiologist Dr. Leon Gordis (r) accepts the Gordon Lecture plaque from Dr. Barry Kramer, NIH associate director for disease prevention.

Because novels and essays are often better than scientific studies at expressing nuanced truths, Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Dr. Leon Gordis’s delivery of the 15th annual Robert S. Gordon, Jr. Lecture on June 3 sometimes seemed more like a liberal arts seminar than a scientific presentation. After all, how many times have you heard Hungarian novelist Sandor Marai quoted in Masur Auditorium?
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NIDA Honors Four Young Scientists
NIH Cancer Project Wins Top Honors at Intel Science Fair
  NIA’s Dr. Stuart Maudsley (l) and Dr. Elisabeth Wagener, deputy director of the NIH Graduate Partnerships Program, answer questions at the NIH exhibit at the Intel ISEF.
  NIA’s Dr. Stuart Maudsley (l) and Dr. Elisabeth Wagener, deputy director of the NIH Graduate Partnerships Program, answer questions at the NIH exhibit at the Intel ISEF.

NIH for the first time announced Grand Awards in the Medicine and Health category at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) held recently in Reno, Nev. The Intel ISEF, the world’s premiere science competition exclusively for students in grades 9-12, provides an annual forum for more than 1,500 outstanding students nationwide to showcase their independent research.
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