Volume 89 Issue 7 | pp. 25-27
Issue Date: February 14, 2011

Reshuffling NIH

Plan to create drug development center spurs fierce debate
Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: NIH, NCRR, NCATS, translational research, drug discovery

Details about a plan to create a bold new drug discovery center at the National Institutes of Health emerged from the agency last month, sparking an uproar in the biomedical community. Of concern to many scientists is the proposal to dissolve NIH’s National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) to make way for the new center. Many people say that the process has been rushed, and some are questioning whether taxpayer dollars should be . . .

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