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FUTURE OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARNOP
     

FUTURE OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARNOP

by Clau E. De barfield, Bruce L. r. Smith
 
The authors explore the prospects for government support of biomedical research in an era of federal downsizing; the merits of funding disease-based research versus untargeted basic research; the promise and challenges of the growing alliance between universities and corporations in biomedical research; and the complicated issues related to the granting of

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The authors explore the prospects for government support of biomedical research in an era of federal downsizing; the merits of funding disease-based research versus untargeted basic research; the promise and challenges of the growing alliance between universities and corporations in biomedical research; and the complicated issues related to the granting of intellectual property rights for publicly funded research.

Contributors to this volume include Harold Varmus, director of the National Institutes of Health; former senator Mark Hatfield, Republican of Oregon; Bruce Alberts, president, National Academy of Sciences; June O'Neill, director, Congressional Budget Office; R. Glenn Hubbard, Columbia University; Michael Darby and Lynne Zucker, University of California, Los Angeles; Frank Lichtenberg, Columbia University; Rebecca Eisenberg, University of Michigan Law School; Clarisa Long, American Enterprise Institute; Richard Johnson, Arnold and Porter; and Purnell W. Choppin, president, Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844740379
Publisher:
Aei Press
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.46(d)

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