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2012-01-10 21:24:29

Rice University study uses vaunted prize as standard to judge government research funding A new study by Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy illustrates a disconnect between government funding of biomedical research by young investigators and a novel standard by which to judge it: the Nobel Prize. The study found the average age of biomedical researchers getting their first grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2008 was 42. Over the past 30 years, the...

2010-12-20 07:00:00

LYON, France, December 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For its 7th meeting, BioVision (27-29 March at Lyon in France) will feature a new platform << business in science >> centred on the theme: "The end of the traditional life science industry model: what's next?" 28 international experts will be considering the future of the traditional model of the life sciences industry. Among them will be: Zhu Chen (Health Minister, China), Hatem el Gabaly (Health Minister, Egypt),...

2009-12-10 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D. to Danaher's Board of Directors. Dr. Zerhouni's initial term expires at Danaher's 2011 annual meeting of shareholders. Dr. Zerhouni, a physician, scientist, and world-renowned leader in radiology research, served as director of the National Institutes of Health from 2002 to 2008 and currently serves as Senior Advisor at Johns...

2009-11-05 09:20:05

In remarks at the Forum for the Future in Marrakech yesterday, Secretary Clinton announced new initiatives to bolster science and technology collaboration with Muslim communities around the world. The Secretary named Dr. Bruce Alberts, Dr. Elias Zerhouni, and Dr. Ahmed Zewail as the first three U.S. Science and Technology Envoys and announced that the State Department will expand positions for environment, science, technology, and health officers at U.S. embassies. "We want to help Muslim...

2009-05-29 14:15:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Elias A. Zerhouni, M.D., has joined the Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees. Dr. Zerhouni, who directed the NIH from May 2002 through October 2008, participated in his first meeting as a board member on May 8th in Rochester. "We are very pleased to have Dr. Zerhouni with us," says Jim Barksdale, Chairman of the Mayo Clinic Board. "He brings a wealth of experience and expertise that will...

2009-02-03 08:00:00

Former Director of National Institutes of Health NEW YORK, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation announced today the election of Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, the immediate past director of the National Institutes of Health and leader in biomedical research, to its Board of Directors. "We are delighted that Dr. Zerhouni has agreed to join our Board of Directors," said Dr. Maria C. Freire, President of the Lasker Foundation. "The Lasker Foundation is entering a new era of...

2008-09-25 15:00:56

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association is profoundly grateful for the extraordinary leadership of Elias Zerhouni and his contributions to the field of science and research. As Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and longtime American Heart Association volunteer, Zerhouni ushered the nation into a new era of medicine with innovative and creative approaches to improving the treatment and prevention of cardiovascular diseases and stroke...


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