NIH Director Zerhouni Resigns

Dr. Elias A. Zerhouni, director of the National Institutes of Health, announced that he will leave at his post at the end of October to to pursue writing projects and explore other professional opportunities.

In a conference call with reporters, Dr. Zerhouni said that he decided to leave the agency before the election ?óÔé¼?ôso there is a clear sense that whoever wins the election, N.I.H. has to be a clear priority in their mind.?óÔé¼?Ø

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